Continuing Ed


Are you looking for Recertification? This link will take you to the options and FAQ on the PCB website. 


Certified Community Health Workers (CCHW) are required to complete 30 hours of continuing education relevant to community health, including 3 hours in ethics every two years. The recertification schedule is every two years from your initial certification date or most recent recertification date.

The fee for recertification is $75.

To apply for certification or recertification, visit the PA Certification Board (PCB) 

For more information and guidelines on CCHW continuing education, please visit the PCB website by clicking the button.  


Continuing Education Providers

Project ECHO (AHEC + PSU)

The PA Area Health Education Center’s new Training Center for Health Equity, and Project ECHO at Penn State College of Medicine, are offering a 12-session series of free continuing education for Community Health Workers (CHWs).

PA AHEC CHW Training center

PA Certification Board

Temple University Harrisburg

University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center

Community Health Collaborative