CHW Training Program Details

The standards-aligned, blended-learning program for community health workers, developed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, consists of two in-person sessions and a fully managed 10-week online course. Each session is optimized to benefit between 1-24 community health workers, plus their supervisors. The program can be customized to better reflect your community, needs, patient navigator law and certification requirements. View the curriculum

Pre-course planning. Consultation sessions with a professional health educator to help target and customize the training program for your community.

On-site facilitation. Live one-day, instrutor-led training covering roles and boundaries, communication, cultural competency and an introduction to the technology.

Online facilitated course. Interactive, asynchronous facilitation with experienced health educators during 10-week program. The highly interactive course contains discussion forums, activities, documents for a personal CHW resource manual, videos and audio case studies. View the curriculum.

Assessments and reporting. Pre- and post-course assessments with reporting on access and participation.

Course set-up. Creating new online course space; loading full Community Health Worker Training curriculum; assigning administrative and facilitator staff; initial support.

Custom graphic design. Designing the online course to match existing or new design requirements.

Presentation design. Customizing presentation materials to match your design.

Technical training and support. Two hours' training, one 60-minute session for administrators, one session for lower-level administrators. Includes technical assessment.

Online registration and support. Registering students and troubleshooting login and access issues.

Project management. Organizing online CHW Training program including communication, scheduling, task tracking, administration.

In-Person Closing: A full-day, on site session consisting of a program debrief and assessment, interactive content review and collaborative group work based on the case studies.

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