Community Health Worker Training and Education Project



Authors: Washington State Department of Health
Year: 2018
State: WA

Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW input in process, Role of state government, State input in process, Training and training programs
Evidence Generation:
Policy: Building partnerships, General language around CHW WD, General other
Sustainable Financing:
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders, Training- Content modes delivery, Training- Continuing education

Document announcing a project for the State of Washington to:

  • Engage CHWs in community conversations at locations across the state to learn about their work and priorities for education and training.
  • Reconvene CHW Task Force members to develop guidelines for implementing the CHW training and education recommendations from the 2016 Task Force Report.
  • Submit a final report to the Legislature by June 30, 2019


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