Three of SUHI's CHWs presented at Unity Conference, an annual national conference for and about CHWs. Over 900 people from across the country attended this year's conference.
Kim Artis facilitated a round table conversation on the importance of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) training for CHWs, to ensure that CHWs understand the role of trauma in shaping health outcomes for their clients.
Stephanie Jordan presented on CHW-led strategies to increase completion of mammograms for African American women. In her presentation, she shared successes and lessons
learned including strategies for: hosting a fun and effective mammogram party, providing support throughout the breast health screening process, and fostering peer connection among women to encourage them to complete breast health screenings.
Aidyn Ocon presented on the importance of cross-training CHWs to maximize intervention impact, in which she discussed the benefits of SUHI's new approach to cross-train its CHWs across a wide array of health topics.