Capacity Building

 

The Association grows the capacity of community health centers to serve more patients with workforce development and apprenticeship programs. We help community health centers recruit and retain skilled staff with trainings and connections through educational partnerships.

The Association provides training and technical assistance to enable community health centers to deliver effective, evidence-based health care to our patients. Our offerings include one-on-one coaching, group trainings, connection to industry experts and resources, and facilitated peer discussions.

The Association works with Washington's Community Health Centers to recruit health professionals and improve Community Health Centers’ ability to retain highly-skilled staff. 

Contact Katherine Lechner, Workforce Development Manager, for further information.

Job Posting Resources

We host on-the-job training programs that provide individuals with full-time employment and supplemental instruction to obtain an industry recognized credential in the healthcare field.

Contact Katherine Lechner, Workforce Development Manager, for further information. 

Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program

Dental Assistant Standalone Training Program

Supporting community health centers' efforts of enrollment offered through the Affordable Care Act. 

Contact Patricia Gepert, Outreach & Equity Coordinator, for further information. 

Apple Health Enrollment July 2018-July 2019

Our Practice Transformation staff offer training and technical assistance to support health centers in the delivery of evidence-based care that is culturally appropriate for their patients. We assist and support health center staff through multiple channels including one-to-one coaching, peer-to-peer learning, training events, and meeting facilitation.

Contact Hannah Stanfield, Practice Transformation Coordinator, for further information. 

Association staff provide programmatic support and technical assistance to community health centers in their efforts to improve oral health services.

Contact Jessica Bateman, Health Policy Associate, for further information. 

The Association provides programmatic support and technical assistance to federally qualified health centers in their efforts to improve and integrate behavioral health services

Contact Jessica Bateman, Health Policy Associate, for further information. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

101 Capitol Way N.  Suite 201  Olympia, Washington 98501 |  360.786.9722  |   staff@wacommunityhealth.org 

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