Posts For Category: "Evaluation"

El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center

Setting and background—Describe the location of the program or project and the community’s characteristics, including local health and social conditions. Include community assets, needs, and unique challenges. El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center (El Sol) was founded in 1991 as a grassroots nonprofit organization with the mission to serve the educational needs of low-income, non-English-speaking individuals. […]

Community Health Worker Integration: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Hypertension Self-Management

Community Health Workers as Part of the Hypertension Self-Management Care Team Nearly 30 percent of adults in the United States have hypertension, which places them at a greater risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and fifth leading causes of death.[i][ii] Infrequent provider interactions are insufficient to adequately support behavior change among clients self-managing […]