Montana CHW Trainings

Montana CHW Training Programs

Montana Office of Rural Health & Area Health Education Center

  • Core CHW Training
  • Pathway to a Messenger
  • Spanish language module
  • Various add-on modules
    • Asthma, Diabetes, Historical Trauma, etc.

Comptencies Covered by Core Trainings

1. Advocacy Skills

2. Community Outreach and Engagement

3. Communication Skills

4. Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

5. Cultural Competence and Response

6. Service Coordination Skills


7. Individual and Assessment Skills

8. Health Insurance Basics

9. Teaching Skills

10. Organizational Skills

11. Community Capacity Building

12. Professional Conduct and Interpretation

13. Public Health