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Strengthening capacity for delivering better care

April 11, 2019
Staff of Providence St. Joseph Health interact at training session with Camden Coalition staff

By Gayle Christiansen

Last fall, I traveled to Seattle with my colleagues Renee Murray and Jeneen Skinner to train over 60 caregivers from Providence St. Joseph Health in COACH, the Camden Coalition’s framework for building authentic healing relationships with patients and empowering them to take control of their health.


Using my life experiences to help others as a community health worker

April 11, 2019
Brian Thompson (center) with Camden Coalition care intervention program alum Charlie Vazquez and Consulting Attorney Jeremy Spiegel at the Putting Care at the Center 2018 conference

By Brian Thompson

At the Camden Coalition, we know that people who have complex needs have a deep understanding of their own goals and challenges. I’m a community health worker here, and I know that people with lived experience need to be listened to.


National Academies of Practice annual forum highlights Student Hotspotting program

April 10, 2019
A group of student hotspotters at a student hotspotting kickoff event

By Gladys Antelo

On March 8, I presented about the Camden Coalition’s Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative at the National Academies of Practice annual forum in Pentagon City, VA.


I Walk Camden promotes health and togetherness in the Camden community

April 9, 2019
Photo collage of Camden residents participating in I Walk Camden event with Mayor Frank Moran

By Maritza Gomez

Last July on a Saturday morning, Camden Coalition staff members joined faith leaders from our Faith in Prevention program cohorts at I Walk Camden.


Building relationships with patients who have a history of trauma

April 5, 2019
A group of Camden Coalition care team members meeting in a seated circle

By Tawanna Roane

In my work as a nurse on the Camden Core Model team, I’ve learned a lot about how to engage with patients in a trauma-informed way.