Learning Series for Community Health Workers: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
Thu, 10/12/2023 at 10:00 am-Thu, 10/12/2023 at 11:00 am(PDT)
Community health workers play an important role in increasing confidence in and uptake of vaccines in the communities they serve. Comagine Health and Boost Oregon invite community health workers, home health workers and others who provide care to the elderly to attend this two-part learning series.
This session will focus on motivational interviewing as it relates to vaccination. Participants will build and practice critical skills for encouraging vaccination within the populations they serve.
Carrie Bader, MPH, MOT, CHES, training director, Boost Oregon
Participants will be able to:
Describe the foundational spirit of motivational interviewing in vaccine conversations
List core motivational interviewing skills used in effective conversations
Discuss examples of motivational interviewing-adherent and non-adherent responses when encountering vaccine hesitancy