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Implementing Seattle-King County Healthy Homes Project
Implementation last updated: 2012
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Training to support implementation
Pre-service staff training
CHWs received 40 hours of training including asthma-related content, conducing home environmental assessment, motivational interviewing, accessing community resources, landlord-tenant relations, communicating with medical providers, domestic violence and child abuse reporting, record keeping, office organization, safety. The training included a combination of didactic, group discussion, and experiential learning.
In-service staff training
Ongoing training for CHWs was provided during weekly supervision including case discussions, protocol reviews, chart reviews, and home visit observations.
Public Health - Seattle & King County program staff have provided consultation to sites replicating Healthy Homes.
The information contained on this page was last updated in February 2012. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by the project director from Public Health-Seattle & King County on February 29, 2012. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.