Health navigator workforce development

Watch our video, which outlines the important work being done by CDPHE and health navigators in Colorado. (Push play button to start video.)
These generalist entry-level competencies ratified by CDPHE describe the desired knowledge, skills, and behaviors that enable health navigators to perform successfully in the practice setting. Training programs must teach to these competencies as part of becoming CDPHE-Recognized.
Registration is now open, learn more.
Waiver process for navigators to bypass training.
Find out how to apply to be a CDPHE-recognized training program.
Take a look at the registry and learn how we're supporting the growth of the health navigator workforce in Colorado.
Learn about the role of the health navigator and read articles highlighting their work.
Description of the Health Navigator Workforce Development Initiative
The Health Navigator Workforce Development Initiative aims to define competencies and standardize training for unlicensed health navigators as well as create a voluntary registry for employers to use when hiring.
Survey of employers about their staff and competencies they require for the health navigators they employ. Survey results indicate a growing demand for this workforce.
Learn about efforts being made to develop a workforce pipeline for health navigators.
Groups of stakeholders and experts have been assembled to provide advice and recommendations.
Learn more about our initiative and health navigation with these downloadable informational documents