Community Health Worker Training Program Application Review Committee


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

(As of April 15, 2022)  


Name​

Committee Seat

Natasha Few

Community Health Worker 

​La Kerry Dawson

State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee

Lisa Widmaier, M.Ed.

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


Wednesday, June 8, 2022: CHW Training Program Accreditation Appli​cation Review Committee

         Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 ​AM ​

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.​​

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/qzw-kigi-xjv

          ​Call in Line: 856-494-6818‬​‬; Access Code: ‪112 909 092#‬​

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda

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


Friday, April 15, 2022: CHW Training Program Accreditation Appli​cation Review Committee

         Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 ​AM ​

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/xdr-arnc-hpb​

          ​Call in Line:   929-324-2272‬; Access Code: ‪711 308 909‬ #​

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda

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


Friday, March 25, 2022: CHW Training Program Accreditation Appli​cation Review Committee

         Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 ​PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/jss-nvht-zjd

          ​Call in Line:  484-424-7984;  Access Code:  269 448 055# ​

         Meeting Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes

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


Thursday, February 17, 2022: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee

         Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/pes-wsdd-ypw

          Call in line: 513-909-3927;  Access code: 153 333 923#

Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes
Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Thursday, February 15, 2022: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee

         Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 ​AM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/yct-sevh-oaa

          ​Call in Line:  ​​423-720-0179 ;  Access Code: 843 103 262 # 

Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes
Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​

Thursday, October 14, 2021: CHW Training Program Accreditation Application Review 
    Committee ​

         Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/qve-dixt-kmw

​Call in Line:  ​​347-507-7306;  Access Code:  142 433 505 #

Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes

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


​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 meet:  ​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 meet:  meet.google.com/psf-cuut-iwd
 Call in Line:  505-738-1762;  Access Code:  810 537 897 #

Materials: Agenda​, Meeting Minutes

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 meet:  meet.google.com/neu-wycw-hdp
 Call in Line:  314 499 1019; Access Code:  547 942 297 #

Materials: Agenda, Meeting Minutes

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 meet: 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 meet: 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 meet: meet.google.com/ujd-tdkz-nbs
​​Call in line: 323-942-0669;  ‪Access Code:  584 385 628 #

Materials: AgendaMinutes

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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 meet: meet.google.com/pns-jxsy-fmt​
​​Call in line: 484-416-1620;  ‪Access Code:  544 973 771 #

Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes

​​​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.
​​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.
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.
​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.
​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.
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 meet:  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.