Leadership Development & Career Advancement

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NACHCโ€™s leadership development and career advancement training programs target the essential workforce competencies and tools that health center leaders need to skillfully address short- and long-term challenges and goals. Educational events, resources and technical assistance is offered on a broad range of relevant and timely topics. All TTA programs are responsive to the stated training needs of health centers and their partners at state and regional levels.

Gain valuable skills

  • Apply the skills and competencies needed for effective health center operations, personnel management, finance, quality assurance, and health information technology (HIT).
  • Employ crisis leadership skills and strategies to combat emotional and physical fatigue.
  • Construct productivity improvements to reach performance targets.
  • Benefit from evidence-based decision making and share promising practices.
  • Learn how to recruit and engage staff; build and maintain effective teams.
  • Manage strategic communications.
  • Cultivate meaningful partnerships.

Upcoming 2021-2022 Training Events

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This spring, NACHC presents a series of training offerings based on the works of positive psychology researcher, Shawn Achor (Meet Shawn โ€“ Shawn Achor) and taught in Harvardโ€™s famed happiness course and to companies worldwide,ย The Happiness Advantageย provides a sustainable approach to increasing optimism and resilience, reducing stress, and enhancing productivity at the individual, team, and organization level.

The series kicks off in March with national webinar, continues in April with two virtual workshop options , and concludes in May with a train the trainer program.
Learn more.


Leadership Core Competency Training & Refinement

  • Excelling in Your Role as Health Center Leader: This series of self-paced modules provides the essential skills and tools needed to be an effective leader and not just โ€œthe boss.โ€
  • New CFO Leadership Institute (CFOI): a 6-month learning collaborative
  • New CEO Leadership Institute: a 6-month learning collaborative
  • Workforce Summit

Clinical Leadership Training


Coaching & Peer Mentorship

  • Group Coaching for health center staff or PCA/HCCN staff
  • Leadership Trainings Graduate Network (Leadership Network)
  • Leadership Development Training Partnersโ€”offering programs tailored for health center professionals

COVID-19 Response and Support

Educational programs are tailored and constantly updated to meet ongoing challenges. COVID-19 specific resources can be found in the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse and resource pages. For example:


Quick TTA Resources

NACHCโ€™s TTA programs are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.