Community Health Worker Training Programs
Community Health Workers (CHWs) serve as the bridge between patients and the health care system: They are trusted community members who advocate, facilitate and organize access to health and social services.
This tool was designed to help you find existing training and certification options for CHWs in your community and nationally.
PLEASE NOTE: Information for programs will vary. Visit the referred site for more information about the program.
11605-J Juan Tabo NE , Albuquerque, NM 87112
The New Mexico Community Health Worker Association provides a training curriculum, Reaching Out: A Training Manual For Community Health Workers. This includes 40 hours of training in topics such as: Orientation Into the CHW model, Communication Skills (including confidentiality), Community Resources, and Early Childhood Development. The Association works to nurture the CHW model while improving access and quality health care for New Mexicans.