Introduction: How to Use This Curriculum

The Community Health Worker in HIV Care curriculum is a free, accessible training resource to support the integration of the Community Health Worker (CHW) workforce into HIV and other primary care teams. The curriculum addresses topics related to core competencies of CHWs as well as topics about HIV.

Download the guide to using this curriculum (PDF).

Click on a module listed below to download the accompanying lesson plan, PowerPoint slides, and handouts. 

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Core Competencies

This curriculum adopted the Community Health Workers Core Competency Skills as a framework.

Communication Skills

Interpersonal and Relationship-Building Skills

Service Coordination and Navigation Skills

Capacity Building Skills

Advocacy Skills

Education and Facilitation Skills

Individual and Community Assessment Skills

Outreach Skills

Professional Skills and Conduct

Evaluation and Research Skills 

Knowledge Base