Community Health Worker (CHW 9-week) Training
North Country Health Consortium offers a 9-week training series for participants to gain the skills and core competencies needed to work as a Community Health Worker (CHW)-- or in a role under the umbrella of Community Health, e.g.
Patient Navigator, Health Assister, Recovery Coach, Outreach Worker, Home Visitor, Patient Advisor, Patient Advocate.
The training is a combined virtual interactive classroom and independent off-line study, with self-paced homework
Course Topics are based on the National CHW Core Competencies and include:
- Effective communication
- Care coordination
- CHW role, scope, and ethics
- Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Setting boundaries
- Equity and advocacy
- Client-centered practice
- Social Determinants of Health
Participants can learn new skills or increase their work-related knowledge!
CHW Training is now in session!
The current CHW training will run from September 7 - November 2nd, meeting on Thursdays from 9 am - 3:30 pm via Zoom.
Scholarships available for CHW training to all eligible participants
Full scholarships are currently available for all participants who reside in NH or serve NH community members. Serious applicants only, as scholarship spots may be limited; please only register if you can fulfill the full time requirements for this 9-week course.
Questions? Contact Carolyn Schofield: cschofield@NCHCNH.org