Louisiana Community Health Worker Training Institute

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Program DescriptionLACHWTI Graduation
The Louisiana Community Health Worker Training Institute (LCHWTI) is a local resource for community health workers and the health and social service agencies that employ them. Our interactive training program prepares individuals to fill essential community health worker roles including bridging gaps between communities and service agencies, providing culturally appropriate health education, and advocating on behalf of individuals and communities.  LCHWTI participants develop skills in the following areas:     

  • Community health outreach
  • Health promotion
  • Individuals and group education techniques
  • Effective communication
  • Team building and conflict resolution
  • Stress management and self-care
  • Individual and community advocacy
  • Cultural humility
  • Leadership
  • Service Coordination


For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Ashley Wennerstrom at 504-988-4007 or

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-7518