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What are the CHW Core Competencies?

View detailed list of CHW Core competencies.

Briefly, these are the 10 CHW Core Competencies:

  1. Outreach Methods and Strategies
  2. Individual and Community Assessment
  3. Effective Communication
  4. Cultural Responsiveness and Mediation
  5. Education to Promote Healthy Behaviors
  6. Care Coordination & Systems Navigation
  7. Public Health Concepts and Approaches
  8. Advocacy and Community Capacity Building
  9. Documentation
  10. Professional Skills and Conduct