Clinical Workforce Development



The National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreements (NCAs) provide free training and technical assistance that is data driven, cutting edge and focused on quality and operational improvement to support health centers and look-alikes. Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC, Inc.) and its Weitzman Institute specialize in providing education and training to interested health centers in Transforming Teams and Training the Next Generation through;

National Webinars on advancing team based care, implementing post-graduate residency training programs, and health professions student training in FQHCs.

Invited participation in Learning Collaboratives to advance team based care or implement a post-graduate residency training program at your health center.

 Please keep watching this space for information on future sessions. To request technical assistance from an NCA, please email [email protected] for more information.

Upcoming Webinar Series:

Behavioral Health Staff in Integrated Care Settings

Join Community Health Center, Inc.’s experts in a new webinar series exploring how health centers can advance the concept and practice of a team based care approach to primary care focusing specifically on effective integration of behavioral health staff.

The Vital Role of Behavioral Health:

Effective Integration in a Model of Team Based Care

February 27th, 2019 | 3 p.m. EST


Delivering behavioral health services as a part of an integrated team is crucial to providing comprehensive primary care services. Focusing on the vital role of behavioral health, experts will share the key elements that maximize the contributions of these team members through structured approaches to screening, the use of “warm hand offs” to ensure connection to primary care, and implementing a robust group of treatment programs to enhance access and improve outcomes. This session will also discuss the day-to-day operation of a behavioral health program and detail the data and clinical dashboard that supports the work of these vital team members. There has been tremendous progress from health centers across the country in the integrating behavioral health, this webinar will share how integrated behavioral health can advance the team’s capability to provide effective and high quality care to complex patient populations.


What is a Learning Collaborative?

dedp-hiw1.png   The Learning Collaborative is a participatory learning experience offered by the National Cooperative Agreement (NCA) for Clinical Workforce Development, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, and hosted by Community Health Center, Inc.(CHCI) in Middletown, CT.  The Collaborative is an evidenced-based model designed to provide transformational strategies and coaching support to help primary care practices in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) implement an advanced model of team-based care or post-graduate residency programs.

dedp-hiw2.png   The Collaborative will provide a series of video conference learning sessions with primary care teams from across the country, as well as quality improvement training, ongoing mentoring for coaches in your organization, technical assistance, and access to web- based tools.


2018 Webinar Series

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National Learning Library

CHC has curated a series of resources, including webinars to support your health center through education, assistance and training.



To learn more about the NCA and it's programs or to request T/TA fom CHC, Inc. you can reach out to us at  [email protected] or at:


Project Director

Amanda Schiessl 

(860) 347-6971 ext. 3650

[email protected]

Project Analyst

Nashwa Khalid

(860) 347-6971  ext. 3699

[email protected]


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This resource is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS29049 entitled "Training and Technical Assistance National Cooperative Agreements (NCAs)" for grant amount $1,575,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental funds. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.