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LACHON offers CHW training on Core Competencies and other health related topics. 

Core Competencies are the knowledge and skills a person needs in order to do his or her job well. Core Competencies for CHWs include knowledge of public health, behavior change, ethics, and community resources and the ability to provide health information, facilitate groups, resolve conflicts, and conduct an initial client interview or assessment, CHW educational programs seek to strengthen CHW competencies or skills.

Virtual Trainings

Louisiana Community Health Outreach Network and LSU Health Sciences offer a 40-hour virtual training for Organizations that are in need of having individuals trained as CHWs in the state of Louisiana. Virtual training allows us to reach regions in the state.


If you are interested or need more information, please contact Catherine G. Haywood @

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