New Online Course from CHWTraining.org Gives Community Health Workers Another Convenient, Affordable Option To Gain Core Skills

WOBURN, MA, August 7, 2013 – Community Health Workers (CHWs) now have another option to add to their training arsenal. CHWTraining.org, a leader in online training, is now offering a new course, Community Health Worker Core Skills, which begins Sept. 16 and is now open for registration. Cost is $699 for the 6-week course.

“We are very excited about this new course,” says Monique Cuvelier, president of CHWTraining.org. “Based on a curriculum developed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and facilitated by Master Trainer Marilyn Gardner, the course covers organizational skills, documentation skills, health disparities, social determinants of health, assessment skills and service coordination skills.”

The course is designed to prepare individuals in community-oriented health and social service fields. It is an interactive, facilitated course that covers the essential knowledge CHWs need to offer community members healthcare options, build patient-physician relationships, provide patients with health education and counseling, and monitor the health and adherence to care of community members.

In addition to Community Health Worker Core Skills, CHWTraining.org offers two other courses for health workers: Navigating Health Insurance and Health Literacy: A Start. Read about the courses at chwtraining.org/course.

“The advantage of these courses is their accessibility,” says Cuvelier. “Cutting edge online interactive tools make it easy for community health workers to access them when and where it is convenient for them, at their own pace.”

That means participants can be learning while they are still working in the community and immediately applying what they learn.

“Participants are getting the same high-caliber instruction they would at a university distance learning program, conveniently and affordably,” says Cuvelier, making CHWTraining.org’s courses a great option in lean budgeting times.

CHWTraining.org is a subsidiary of Talance, Inc. an e-learning company founded in 2000 with a focus on training for health organizations. CHWTraining.org utilizes modern e-learning tools and a standardized curriculum that provides students an easy way to consume course materials and receive personalized feedback.
For more information or to register for the courses, please visit http://chwtraining.org/course.

About Talance, Inc: Talance, Inc., is a Boston-area e-learning company founded in 2000. It has offered courses and programs for some of the nation’s biggest health and human services organizations and has helped adult learners reach their career advancement and personal enrichment goals. Learn more at www.chwtraining.org.

CONTACT: Monique Cuvelier