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 our NCA, please email [email protected] for more information.

If you would like more information on the Weitzman Institute's resources to address coronavirus, please visit our website at 

Applications Are Now Open for Our Next Free Learning Collaboratives

The two Learning Collaborative opportunities are 4-month participatory learning experiences offered by the National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP), funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, and hosted by Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) in Middletown, CT. 
Comprehensive Care Learning Collaborative: Applications due December 11th 
The Collaborative is designed to provide FQHCs that are beginning or restarting their move to high performance team-based comprehensive primary care with knowledge about the basic principles and best practices of care and the strategies to plan for implementation. Click here to apply.

Health Professions Learning Collaborative: Applications due December 11th 
The Health Professions Student Training (HPS) collaborative is designed to provide transformational strategies and coaching support to help FQHCs evaluate, replicate and sustain a health profession student training program at their organization. Partipants will Use quality improvement concepts and skills with coaching support to systematically establish a sustainable HPS training program. Click here to apply.

How Postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Residency & Fellowship Programs are Responding to COVID-19

Residency programs nationwide are adjusting to a new normal with COVID-19. Learn best practices and ways forward with the videos below.


Moving from in-person to virtual interviews.

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Conducting virtual education sessions.

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  Associated Resources:

1. Protocol- Facilitating a Didactic

2. Didactics and CME Credit Policy



Adjusting the program structure to meet the needs of the crisis while maintaining the integrity of the training program.

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  Associated Resources:

1. Medical NP Residency Precepting Policy and Procedures COVID-19 Response – Telephonic or Face to Face Visits 

2. Psych NP Residency Precepting Policy and Procedures COVID-19 Response – Telephonic or Face to Face Visits

3.Connecting with Preceptor by Phone When Conducting a Telephone Patient Visit


Supporting the emotional needs of residents during this uncertainty.

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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.