BECOME CERTIFIED AS A CHW IN VA
Virginia Certification Board
VCB is a private, non-profit corporation which offers voluntary credentialing to substance use, community health and other behavioral health professionals.
The Virginia CHW Association
The Virginia Community Health Worker Association (VACHWA) is a space for community health workers (inclusive of all titles) to network and grow personally and professionally through education and advocacy.
The National Association of Community Health Workers
Community health workers united nationally to support communities in achieving health, equity, and social justice
FOR EMPLOYERS AND SUPERVISORS
Community Health Worker Program Standards: A Roadmap for the Commonwealth of Virginia
During a yearlong process, a diverse set of CHW stakeholders in Virginia developed a set of program standards to support high-quality CHW programs across the commonwealth.
New York State Department of Health – Webinars for CHW Supervisors
In addition to resources for CHW supervisors, this site offers additional training modules for CHWs
CHW EDUCATION RESOURCES
The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) – Events and Webinars
IPHI is a unique non-profit resource that builds partnerships across sectors and cultivates innovative solutions to improve health and well-being for all people and communities throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
The New England Public Health Training Center – CHW Resources Page
The New England Public Health Training Center helps build and sustain a skilled workforce with free learning tools and support designed to meet the unique needs of each region.
MCD CHW Training Programs
MCD is a global public health organization recognized in the United States and internationally as a leader, innovator, and trusted partner in the design, implementation, and assessment of high-quality, enduring programs in public health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CHW Training Resource for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke
Featuring the latest CDC strategies and colorful, relevant images, this updated training tool can help train CHWs who are being integrated into health care teams. It includes many relevant links to websites and products as well as hands-on activities for CHWs.
Video Resources for Foundations for Community Health Workers – Timothy Berthold (editor)
Foundation for Community Health Workers, 2nd Edition provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to essential skills for CHWs.” Companion videos cover a range of CHW skills and situations encountered by CHWs.
Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals
The Institute offers Family Support Professionals everywhere the opportunity to learn new skills and grow their careers. Through engaging, online modules and a personalized learning map feature, professionals take charge of their growth.