All trainings are co-facilitated by an experienced Community Health Worker (CHW) and a content expert, and include activities, role-plays, group work, discussion, and didactic learning. Trainings are available in-person and virtually. Virtual trainings are delivered through a combination of live, interactive Zoom sessions and independent self-studies.
CHW Core Skills Training -
The comprehensive CHW core skills training is a universal curriculum that prepares trainees for successful CHW careers. The curriculum is based on the nationally recognized CHW Core Consensus Project (C3) recommendations. This training is appropriate for CHW interventions delivered in a variety of settings (e.g., health system, community-based organization, clinic), providing a range of services (e.g., home visiting, health education, navigation), and focusing on various health topics (e.g., asthma, behavioral health, breast health, diabetes, social determinants of health). Modules include introduction to community health, collaborating with medical professionals, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), goal setting, and motivational interviewing.
CHW Supervisor Training -
This professional development program prepares individuals for a CHW supervisory role. The curriculum was developed to meet the needs of supervisors who are experienced CHWs or have worked in the CHW field and those new to the CHW arena. Topics include role and areas of responsibility, leadership and teambuilding skills, motivational interviewing, goal setting, conflict resolution, and project management.
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