Health navigator workforce development

 
We are leading an effort to develop a competent health navigator workforce in Colorado. 
 
Training programs for health navigators
Many health navigators are currently trained through two state health department-funded programs. Find out where these current programs are located and what they have to offer.
 
What is a health navigator?
Learn about the role of the health navigator and read articles highlighting their work.
 
The initiative: what we are doing
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.
 
Career pathways
Learn about efforts being made to develop a workforce pipeline for health navigators.
 
Advisory groups
Groups of stakeholders and experts have been assembled to provide advice and recommendations.
 
Resources
Learn more about our initiative and health navigation with these downloadable informational documents: