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CHW Certification, Opportunities and Readiness for Employment (CORE) self-paced training

Year Developed: 2023

Resource Type: E-Learning.

Primary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The purpose of this training program is to increase the number of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Health Support Workers in Pennsylvania and New Castle County in Delaware. With online training and placement at a trusted community health organization, this training program will equip participants with the skill set to provide effective community outreach, build trust, and act as a bridge between their communities and health service providers.

Resource Details: Participants engage with these trainings online and at their own pace. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to gain Community Health Worker (CHW) certification which is valid in Pennsylvania and will be valid in Delaware once legislation is passed. The training courses cover all nine of the CHW core competencies required by the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

Resource Topic: , Special and Vulnerable Populations, Workforce

Resource Subtopic: Development/Training, Health Professions Education and Training (HP-ET), Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).

Keywords: Access to Care, Community Health Workers, Education of - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based).

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.