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Highlighted projects on this page reflect the type of consulting services that we provide. Other consulting services available upon request. 

Client: National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO)

Project: Supporting OT-2103 Local Health Departments grant recipients to build LHD capacity with community health workers

Description: Provide technical assistance through large group trainings, resource development, office hours, and 1:1 coaching

Status: Ongoing

Client: California Black Health Network (CBHN)

Project: A culturally tailored diabetes outreach, education, and engagement program for Black Californians.

Description: Serve as the project/program consultant and advise CBHN on the design, implementation, and evaluation of program

Status: Ongoing

Client: Signify Health

Project: Continuing Education Accreditation and Curriculum Development

Description: Maintain continuing nursing education (CNE) and continuing medication education (CME) accreditation. Advise organization on best practices related to continuing education activities.

Status: Ongoing

Client: Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

Project: Curriculum development and workshop facilitation

Description: Development of a hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and genetics training for Community Health Workers: KEEP IT (Keeping Each other Engaged Program via IT) Community Health Worker Training 

Status: Completed

Client: Epilepsy Foundation of America

Project: Online course development and Spanish curriculum adaptation

Description: Adapted the Community Health Worker’s Training Curriculum for Epilepsy Self-Management into an on-demand e-learning course and provided recommendations for Spanish curriculum adaptation

Status: Completed

Client: Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of San Antonio

Project: CHW Instructor Certification Training

Description: Conducted a 16-week 160-hour hybrid CHW Instructor certification course with focus on virtual instructor led training

Status: Completed

Client: Project Hope

Project: CHW Core Competency Training

Description: CHW core competency training for Project Hope client organizations located across 11 Free and Charitable clinics located in Texas

Status: Completed

Client: Oregon Community Health Worker Association (ORCHWA)

Project: Curriculum Development

Description: Overhaul and update of ORCHWA’s 190-hour Community Health Worker foundational certification curriculum

Status: Completed

Client: United Government Public Health District (UGPHD)

Project: Curriculum Development and Workshop Facilitation

Description: Conducted 3 professional development workshops for organizational leaders over virtual meeting facilitation topics

Status: Completed

Client: Diversity in Diabetes (DiD)

Project: Program Design and Implementation

Description: Served as the project/program consultant and advised organization on the design, implementation, and evaluation of their virtual diabetes education program

Status: Completed

Selected Presentations & Publications

March 2023

February 2023

January 2023

September 2022

July 2022

“Identifying and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Everyday Patient Care”. Presented at the Signify Health Educational Summit, Denver, Colorado.

“Establishing Effective CHW Programs”. Presented at the Public Health Institute. Epilepsy Foundation of America.

“The SIX RIGHTS of CHW Integration”. Presented at the Northwest Arkansas Health Summit. Springdale, Arkansas.

“Career Development Planning for CHWs”. Presented at the Texas Association of Promotores and Community Health Workers (TAPCHW) Annual Conference. Waco, Texas.

“Professionalism 101”. Presented at the Dallas Fort Worth Community Health Worker Association (DFWCHA) Annual Conference. Dallas, Texas.

July 2022

“Interviewing Skills”. Presented at the Dallas Fort Worth Community Health Worker Association (DFWCHA) Annual Conference. Dallas, Texas.

October 2021

September 2021

“Equitable Diabetes Care and Management”. Presented at the Health Equity Webinar Series hosted by Making Health Happen.

“Clinical Integration of CHWs: The SIX RIGHTS!” Presented at the Unity Conference, National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW).

April 2020

Schick, V., Witte, L., Isbell, F., Crouch, C., Umemba, L., & Peña-Purcell, N. (2020). A Community–Academic Collaboration to Support Chronic Disease Self-Management among Individuals Living in Permanent Supportive Housing. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 14(1), 89-99. doi:10.1353/cpr.2020.0011.

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