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Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo Core Competencies Training

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This four day training for front-line workers (CHW’s, outreach workers, community organizers, and others who are working in a community-based setting) will be offered on March 19, 20, 26, and 27 (9am-4pm each day) at Buffalo Urban League (15 Genesee Street).


Topics covered in the training include: basics of health care/public health/social determinants of health, history of CHWs and community-based care, informal counseling, confidentiality and ethics, cultural competency, strengths-based approaches to working with individuals, families, and communities, navigating healthcare & social service systems, facilitating behavior change, adult learning, and community education.

Registration is on a first come/first serve basis and is limited to two participants per organization due to limited space.Training fee is $30/person (subsidized by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York).  To reserve a spot, please e-mail your name and contact information (e-mail and phone number) to:

Facilitators for this session are Jessica Bauer Walker, CHW and Executive Director of the CHW Network of Buffalo and Grace Tate, CHW and VP of Community Initiatives and Human Resources at Buffalo Urban League. 

APRIL 11/12 and 25/26.
E-mail to register