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.
150 Sw 2nd Ave, Portland , OR 97204
State Certification Board
The Oregon State Government offers an 80-hour certification training course focused on neighborhood wellness programs and medical care teams. Certifications are available through more than 60 hospitals, 180 clinics and 15 Coordinated Care Organizations that work closely to hire and certify CHWs.