Core Competencies Overview

Explore the comprehensive Core Competencies adopted by the South Carolina Community Health Worker Association (SCCHW) to enhance the effectiveness and professionalism of community health workers. These competencies encompass a wide range of skills, including communication, interpersonal relationships, service coordination, capacity building, advocacy, education, assessment, outreach, professional conduct, evaluation, research, and a broad knowledge base in health-related areas. These guidelines ensure that community health workers are well-prepared to meet diverse community needs, facilitate health services, and advocate for health equity.

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