Community Health Worker Resources

The Dementia Training for Community Health Workers in Oklahoma teaches community health workers (CHW) about the basics of dementia, and about roles that CHWs can play in addressing dementia. This training is offered to community health workers and community health representatives at various times throughout the year. Please see the most current training schedule below.

Oklahoma Public Health Training Center

The Oklahoma Public Health Training Center (OPHTC) is located within the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the Hudson College of Public Health, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. In fulfillment of its mission, Strengthening Oklahoma's Public Health Workforce, the center engages in several projects and topics focused on:

Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center (R6SCPHTC)

The Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center offers free of charge, web-based courses through the Tulane Learning Management System (LMS). Course categories include: behavioral health, communication, environmental health, epidemiology, general public health, leadership and management, maternal and child health, public health preparedness and response, transgender health, tribal health, and more. The Tulane LMS can be accessed at the following link.

Community Health Workers

Trainings related to CHWs include foundational CHW trainings, and disease specific trainings such as diabetes or dementia. Other CHW-related information includes final reports on the impact of COVID-19 on CHWs, and the Oklahoma 2021 CHW Forum Series.

Dementia Care

Trainings focused on Dementia Care are also linked on the OPHTC website.

Other Resources