Submission Deadline

Jul 14, 2024

Temple University Harrisburg Community Health Worker Training Program (VIRTUAL): This live-virtual, 14 week ,non-credit course is designed to provide the core competencies needed for work in community-based care. While the actual functions of Community Health Workers may vary by size and type of practice, healthcare specialty, or patient needs, all Community Health Workers must possess fundamental competencies to be successful in the role of working with patients towards the overarching goal of increasing appropriate utilization of health care services, particularly among under-served populations. Successful completion of this program will equip the participant with the knowledge, skills, and techniques to better meet the needs of clients and patients they serve, and prepare them for a variety of jobs in the community health field. 

Completing this course positions you to fulfill the 75 hour education requirement for the Pennsylvania State Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW) credential through Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) The Fall 2024 Cohort classes will be held virtually via Zoom  on  Tuesday  and Thursday  evenings  from  6:00pm - 9:00pm EST beginning Tuesday, August 27th through Thursday, December 5th, 2024.  More information about this program can be found on the  course page here: HBGCE0144:  Community Health Worker Training ProgramApply by Sunday, July 14th. Earlier application submissions are reviewed first. Those with approved applications will be invited to register/enroll. Early Enrollment will close Sunday July 21st. If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact Program Manager, Diamond Poyer, MEd, CMC:

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) is offering training scholarships for the virtual Community Health Worker (CHW) Training program hosted by Temple University Harrisburg for the Fall 2024 Cohort. Reach out to CSIU for scholarship information and application processing separately by completing their  Interest Form or call 570-246-5902.