Health navigator workforce development

Take a look at the registry and learn how we're supporting the growth of the health navigator workforce in Colorado.
Watch our new video, which outlines the important work being done by CDPHE and health navigators in Colorado. (Push play button to start video.)
Training programs for health navigators
Find out where current training programs are located or apply to be a CDPHE-recognized training program.
Registration is now open, learn more
Waiver process for navigators to bypass training.
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.
Learn more about our initiative and health navigation with these downloadable informational documents: