Community Health Worker Training Program Application Review Committee


Maryland Community Health Worker Certification Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee Members 

(As of November 24, 2020)  


Name​

Committee Seat

Monica Spann, CCHW, Committee Chair

Community Health Worker 

Ryan Moran

State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee

Mary Kay DeMarco, Ph.D., MSN

Health professions educator with expertise in curriculum development

Tina Backe

MDH CHW certification program staff member 

To be determined

MDH program staff member with subject matter expertise in specialty areas


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​Meetings

Friday, August 13, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee ​

         Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google hangout:  ​meet.google.com/ofo-uwth-yxq

Call in Line:  ​304-306-​0588;  Access Code:  792 011​ 291 #

Materials:  Agenda

Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.


CANCELLED:  This meeting will be rescheduled for a later data.
   Friday, July 30, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee ​​


​Wednesday, July 21, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee ​

         Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
 ​Google hangout:  meet.google.com/psf-cuut-iwd
 Call in Line:  505-738-1762;  Access Code:  810 537 897 #

Materials: Agenda​

Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.


Tuesday, July 20, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee ​

         Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
 ​Google hangout:  meet.google.com/neu-wycw-hdp
 Call in Line:  314 499 1019; Access Code:  547 942 297 #

Materials: Agenda

Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.

Monday, May 18, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee 
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: https://meet.google.com/bbr-girs-csg
​​Call in line: 413-338-0324;  ‪Access Code:  797 407 485 #

Materials: AgendaMeeting Minutes

​​​Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.

Monday, May 11, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee 
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/pns-jxsy-fmt​
​​Call in line: 218-481-1754;  ‪Access Code:  312 254 491 #

Materials: AgendaMeeting Minutes

​​​Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.


Monday, April 19, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee 
Time: 11:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/ujd-tdkz-nbs
​​Call in line: 323-942-0669;  ‪Access Code:  584 385 628 #

Materials: AgendaMinutes

​​​
Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.


​Monday, April 5, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee 
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/pns-jxsy-fmt​
​​Call in line: 484-416-1620;  ‪Access Code:  544 973 771 #

Materials:  Agenda

​​​Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
   

Thursday, December 10, 2020: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee 
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/jhe-fcdd-afn
​​Call in line: ‪ 641-632-2196 Access Code: ‪212 071 045#

Note for public attendess:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
Materials:  Agenda​, Notice-Updates to Hospitals and Nursing Homes on Staffing Shortages​,
                  Minutes​
                  
 
Thursday, September 3, 2020: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee 
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout:  meet.google.com/jhe-fcdd-afn​
Call in line: ‪ 641-632-2196‬;  Access Code:  ‪212 071 045 #​
​Note for public attendees:   A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
Materials:  Agenda, Minutes


 Thursday, July 30, 2020: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee 
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/zjk-gwhx-aoi
​Call in line: 601-526-1310; Access Code: 944 532 655 #
​Note for public attendees:   A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
Materials:  Agenda​
  

 Thursday, July 16, 2020: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee 
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/mtz-reuv-nwe
​Call in line: 424-257-5531; Access Code: 652 611 516 #
​Note for public attendees:   A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
Materials:  Agenda​, Minutes


 Thursday, July 2, 2020: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee 
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.
​Google hangout: meet.google.com/uiv-ubzo-mdf
Call in line: 216-930-9631; Access Code: 145 694 106# 
​Note for public attendees:   A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
Materials:  Agenda, Minutes​


 Thursday, June 18, 2020: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee
​Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: This meeting will be held virtually.
Google hangout:  meet.google.com/rwh-vbzu-utn
                     Call in line: 678-631-7935;  Access code:  824 226 388#
Note for public attendees:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.
Materials:  Agenda​Minutes​


 Monday, March 16, 2020:  Orientation Training
Time: 12 noon - 4 p.m.
Location:  201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD  Moved to teleconference (contact Kimberly.Hiner@maryland.gov)
Meeting materials:  Agenda




CHW Training Program Application Review Committee Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

The Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 10.68.02 sets forth the requirements for the accreditation of Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Training Programs, including the establishment of a Training Program Application Review Committee. 

The Review Committee reviewed CHW certification training program accreditation applications to ensure that the applications met the accreditation application requirements.  

The Department accepted applications for the following Review Committee seats:
  1. A community health worker.
  2. A health professions educator with expertise in curriculum development​.
  3. A State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee member​.
The remaining Review Committee seats consist of: 
  • An MDH CHW certification program staff member.
  • As deemed necessary by the Department, an MDH program staff member with subject matter expertise in specialty areas. 

Review Committee expectations and requirements:
  • Term:  Serve for 1 year, with potential for a 1 year extension.
  • State of residency:  Must be a resident of the State of Maryland.
  • Conflict of Interest:  Must disclose conflicts of interest related to service on the Review Committee.
  • Review Committee time commitment:  With advance notice, participate in a minimum of 4 half day in-person Review Committee meetings annually with additional time devoted to the review of materials off-site/electronically.