CHWtraining’s convenient and flexible Web-based training lets your community-focused workforce build skills, solve problems and become agents of change. Our courses are rich with examples and use the latest research so community health workers, patient navigators, volunteers, administrative personnel and other non-clinical workers can apply the tools and concepts they learn to the situations they encounter every day.

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Advocacy Skills

Finding proper health care in the United States can be confusing. This course provides the necessary skills to connect clients with the right health care, involve the community in clients’ issues, teach people to be their own health advocate and more. Read more…

Communication Skills

This course provides the communication techniques necessary to facilitate better communication between health care providers and community members. Read more…

Supporting Tobacco Cessation

Helping people quit smoking or use other tobacco products means understanding what motivates them and what resources are available to help them stop. An ability to make smart recommendations that help people live a healthier life relies on... Read more…

Motivational Interviewing: Peer Support for Behavioral Change

Enormous amounts of resources are spent on preventable chronic disease. This course introduces motivational interviewing, which helps patients give up certain behaviors and develop lasting incentives to take charge of their health. Read more…

Diabetes and Prediabetes

This disease – already affecting nearly 30 million Americans – is on the rise. But diabetes and prediabetes can be managed, and this course provides essential tools and strategies for helping patients learn to help themselves. Read more…

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High blood pressure is epidemic in America. This course on hypertension instructs your team how to improve health outcomes by helping individuals find care and supporting self-management plans. Read more ...

Providing Social Support

What learners need to motivate and encourage people to obtain care and other services. Participants learn how to identify common social cues and motivational factors and support patients' self-management of disease prevention and management of health conditions. Read more…

Health Literacy: A Start

Some 90 million Americans have a literacy deficit, and health professionals must make sure that patients can access needed services. This course offers practical resources, including assessment and communication skills, for addressing literacy issues. Read more…

Navigating Health Insurance

The makeover of the nation’s health insurance system has resulted in a maze of rules that can be daunting, even for professionals. This course helps you safely wade through the waters of health insurance terms, concepts and costs. Read more…

Behavioral Healthcare

Nearly a fifth of U.S. adults have a mental illness. This course is designed to meet issues of mental and behavioral health and substance abuse head-on by through familiarization with the most effective interventions and resources. Read more…

Substance Use

Critical training to meet the nation's need for substance misuse, including opioids, tobacco, alcohol and other substances. Latest and most effective screening tools and interventions and how to interact compassionately and empathetically with individuals. Read more…

Depression and Anxiety: Helping Others Cope

Depression and anxiety are in every part of our society, and research shows that trend increasing. This course introduces learners to fundamentals of what depression and anxiety stress are so they can help others manage these treatable conditions. Read more…

Improving Asthma Outcomes

Asthma patients can manage their disease with the proper guidance. This course provides the tools needed to help patients and their parents take control of symptoms through home visits, identifying triggers in the home, using medication and more. Read more…

HIV/AIDS: Supporting Community Members

Despite vast increases in knowledge, there are still many dangerous misconceptions about HIV/AIDS that prevent those affected from receiving the help they need. Here, you’ll learn how to help patients lose the stigma and become insured, tested and treated. Read more…

Introduction to The Newest Vital Sign

The more patients know, the more they’ll be able to make their own health decisions. This interactive mini-course is an excellent, easy-to-learn tool your employees can use to quickly assess levels of health literacy. Read more…

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Eating well and exercising while limiting alcohol and tobacco can have an enormous effect on a person’s life, reducing the risk of a variety of preventable conditions. This course teaches health workers to help patients make positive changes. Read more…

Facilitating Online Professional Development

To be successful, online training requires special skills and unique strategies. Using case studies, discussions and other tools, this highly interactive “train-the-trainers” course will prepare participants to effectively and comfortably teach in an online environment. Read more…

Cancer Genetics and Genomics: Breast Cancer

Scientific advances have made it imperative that health care professionals understand how cancer genes are passed through families. This course provides a basic introduction to genetics and a description of the genes and mutations of breast cancer. Read more…