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Local Health Department Staff Trained as CHW

MICHWA, MDHHS CLPPP (Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program), MPHI

State Department and Agencies

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Community Health Workers

Workforce Development Focus

Improving the quality of healthcare workforce

Workforce Issue Addressed

Cross-training current healthcare professionals to be certified in another healthcare provider capacity


MiCHWA is providing CHW training to local health department staff that are associated with MDHHS's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) program (via MPHI). The goal of the initiative is to increase the number of CHWs that work with families whose children have either elevated blood lead levels and/or are at risk of lead poisoning.

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