Directory of WA Portal resources for community health workers and community-based workers

The WA Portal offers a deep and varied array of resources intended to support a range of health workers. This page is intended to assist community-based workers and community health workers access materials across this site. 


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State training for community health workers

The state Department of Health offers a free Community Health Worker Training program and health specific modules to help CHWs strengthen their skills.

2023 Core Competency Training & Health Specific Modules Schedule (PDF)


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Cardiovascular Health

The Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes Prevention Program at the state Department of Health provides training on cardiovascular health that supports providers seeking to use community health workers in diverse communities.

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Resources and Support for Community-based Workers

This page helps community-based workers recognize the challenges people are facing, how to provide needed support, and who to refer to when someone needs specific kinds of help. Here are resources such as webinars and videos in English and Spanish that are designed to share with family, friends, neighbors, and clients: 

Supporting people in crisis

Caring for ourselves and our community members

Learning to use technology



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Eastern Washington Community Health Worker (CHW) Network

Community Health Workers from various organizations and communities throughout Eastern Washington are connecting to each other and resources for those who are impacted in our region.