Eventbrite - ELEVATE: The 2019 Regional Outreach Worker's Conference


Date and Times:

August 1, 2019 9 AM – 5 PM
August 2, 2019 9 AM – 2 PM

Check-in/Registration will begin at 8:15 AM both days.


O’Connell Hall
Catholic University
597-599 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for all community health and outreach workers and stakeholders across the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. This includes community health workers (CHWs), care coordinators, patient navigators, peer specialists, nonmedical case managers, promotores de salud, client advocates, and all other workers/volunteers who conduct non-clinical health outreach at the community level.

Conference Description

This annual conference is the only one that brings together Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other Health Outreach Workers from across the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia region to network, receive continuing education and promote a cooperative approach to the Community Health Outreach Worker industry. This two-day meeting is packed with workshops, panels, and discussions that address the challenges Community Health and Outreach Workers encounter every day in their work and that present information on workforce and industry developments such as association work and certification.

Topics include:

      • National & regional CHW association work
      • State-based certification policy status
      • Working with clients with comorbidities
      • Trauma-informed care
      • Mental health crisis intervention
      • Substance abuse and dependency
      • Immigration and health
      • Food insecurity
      • Region-specific breakout sessions
      • Many more!

Registration and Scholarships

Eventbrite - ELEVATE: The 2019 Regional Outreach Worker's Conference

Registration: $25 per registrant
Registration closes Friday, July 19 at 5 PM

*Scholarship opportunities exist for community health and other outreach workers.
Scholarship Application: Fill out this form to apply for a scholarship.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications are due Friday, July 19, 2019.

Please e-mail completed applications to [email protected]

Call for Proposal Submissions

Are you looking for an opportunity to present about the great work of your Community Health Worker or outreach program? Submit your idea for a presentation at our round table discussion session during lunch on the 2nd day of the conference.

If selected, each presenter will be expected to prepare a 5 to 10-minute presentation about their topic.

Submissions will be selected by the conference committee. Those selected will have their registration fee waived.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline to submit your application is Friday, July 19, 2019.

Find more information and instructions on how to apply here:

Call For Round Table Presentations
Convocatoria para la presentación de ponencias


Directions and Transportation

Directions and information about the metro: Directions/Transportation to Catholic University

The conference will be held in O’Connell Hall circled on the map. Exact Address of O’Connell Hall is 597-599 Michigan Ave NE: Catholic University Map



General parking information for visitors: transportation.cua.edu/visitor.cfm

On Campus Parking 

On Campus Parking Map: Catholic Parking Map

Visitors can register for a 1-day parking permit for $10. To get your parking pass you must create an account online with Catholic University’s parking system. Registration can be found by clicking on “create an account” here: guestparking.catholic.edu

If you do not register for a parking permit metered parking is available on campus in front of Mullen Library and along the University Mall. Permit holders are not exempt from paying the meters. The campus meters are currently in effect from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday. The cost to park at the meters is $2/hour for a maximum of 3 hours. Major credit cards and bills in $1 and $5 denominations are accepted. The meter stations do not issue change. Please report any issue with the meters by calling 202-552-PARK (7275).

General parking information for visitors can be found here: https://transportation.cua.edu/visitor.cfm

Off Campus Parking




Find information on accommodations at the university and throughout DC can be found here: Campus Area Lodging


Draft Agenda

Elevate – Draft Agenda


Eventbrite - ELEVATE: The 2019 Regional Outreach Worker's Conference

For more information about this conference please contact Kady Pecorella at [email protected] or 202-350-4120.