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Community Health Worker

Community Health Worker

The Community Health Worker course is geared towards participants who want to work in either a community-based or inpatient setting and contribute to improve health outcomes to the community where they reside. Topics include the role of the community health worker, ethics and professional skills, teamwork and communication, documentation and assessment procedures, chronic disease overview, accessibility to health care services, and care coordination and system navigation. 

Funding may be available to eligible participants through PA Careerlink Monroe County. For more information call 570-620-2820. Funding may also be available through Eastcentral & Northeast PA AHEC. 

Free Information Session

View and download the program flyer.

To be notified when the next session of this program is open for registration, please email

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The CHW program is provided through a partnership with Eastcentral & Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers.  For additional information about the course or potential funding opportunities, contact Elizabeth Schaffer at 610-379-2001 or email 

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