UCHWA is a professional membership association that strives to represent and support the Utah Community Health Workers workforce by providing professional development, career advancement, mentorship and networking opportunities. UCHWA Membership are divided into two broad categories: individual members and organizational members, each of which membership type will have subcategories.
I. Individuals who identify and are working as Community Health Workers (CHWs), based on the APHA definition. Often, CHWs serve as peer support in their communities. CHWs go by many names, including CHRs, promotores de salud, navigators, health advocates, outreach coordinators, etc. Nationally, there are dozens of titles for the role, shaped by region, culture, program, and organization.
II. CHWs who are no longer in active practice but supporting the CHW workforce at different capacities.
III. CHWs who are students or retirees.
State-wide CHW professional network
CHW related employment & career advancement opportunities
In-person and virtual CHW trainings & workshops
Networking and professional development events
UCHWA's membership directory
UCHWA's membership online platform
Industry-specific monthly newsletter
Action alerts on public health policy issues
Leadership positions & opportunities
Discounted rates for upcoming UPHA & UCHWA conferences