Community Health Worker Program

The Langan Allied Health Academy’s

Community Health Worker Training Institute

In-person information session:  October 4, 2022 at 10:00 A.M.

Langan Allied Health Academy

Penn State Health St. Joseph, Downtown Campus

145 N. 6th Street (at Walnut), Reading, PA  19601

Basement, Room 108

Join the growing field of Community Health Workers who work to improve the health of the community.  They have been hired in hospitals,  clinics, and other community-based organizations. The training will prepare participants to work in the field or better equip professionals in their current roles to connect patients with needed resources in the community.

Training is FREE for qualified students

The 75-hour program begins on October 17, 2022.

What you will learn:

Skills for Employment as a CHW:

  • Boundaries
  • Networking
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Health Literacy
  • Self Care and Stress
  • Safety

Special Training:

  • CPR/First Aid
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Tobacco Cessation

For more info or to apply contact:

nadine Smet-Weiss,, 484-333-4015 or

Laura Welliver,, 610.378.2474  for more information.