Community Health Worker Training

Upcoming Training Dates

Registration has closed for the

spring training session.

The next session will be take place

in Fall 2021, dates TBD.

Please email Harvey at or call him at

(414) 403-8424 for more information.


Community Health Worker Training (CHW)

  • Milwaukee AHEC is an established provider of Community Health Worker Training. Recognizing that there is a need for community health workers to serve as a “bridge” between community members and the health care delivery system, Milwaukee AHEC launched the Community Health Worker Training Program in 2010.

  • The training program is employer-endorsed, with partner health systems in the metro Milwaukee area, and culminates in learners earning a certification from Milwaukee AHEC. 

  • Our CHW Training has clear objectives for participants to demonstrate the following skills upon training completion:

    • Describe the role of a CHW​

    • Describe a healthy community and the factors affecting its health ​

    • Explain the implications of health statistics to community health and development ​

    • Discuss & apply the strategies/approaches necessary to educate members of the community​

    • Serve as part of a health care team in service to individuals and families in the community​

    • Demonstrate acquired knowledge, skills and behaviors of a CHW.

  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering a Virtual CHW Training Program that consists of online coursework, 15 virtual weekly sessions (one afternoon/week), 6 months of 1-on-1 coaching, culminating in a Certificate of Completion after Final Presentations.

Current CHW Job Opportunities

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