Community Health Worker Program

The Langan Allied Health Academy’s

Community Health Worker Training Institute

Find out more now by visiting the PA Community Health Worker Collaborative Website and registering for a FREE virtual information session.

In-person information session:  Coming late-Summer 2023

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 will begin in Fall 2023.

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:

Ramona Turpin,


Laura Welliver,, 610.378.2474  for more information.