Community Healthcare Worker Training Program


A Community Healthcare Worker (CHW) complements clinically-trained health care teams comprised of physicians, physician assistants, and nurses, among others. CHWs carry out a broad range of responsibilities that facilitate access to health care services and help support patients to achieve goals in their care plans.

Examples include:

  • Positively connecting to the community
  • Helping others find access to healthcare and social services
  • Managing cases and coordinating care
  • Delivering home-based support services
  • Coaching and promoting good health

Program Objectives

  • Analyze health issues and inequalities from public health and cultural perspectives.
  • Summarize the process of community organizing, advocacy, and policy development as appropriate to the scope of practice for community health workers.
  • Discuss and demonstrate non-clinical health assessment, advising, and service coordination planning and client-centered counseling.
  • Assess and apply professional skills, including establishment of goals for internship placement, ethics, scope of practice, professional boundaries, cultural humility, and self-care practices.
  • Evaluate health care delivery systems, including eligibility and community resources in order to provide appropriate linkage services to clients.
  • Describe and demonstrate mastery of cultural humility principles and practice in working with diverse clients and communities.
  • Design, prepare, and facilitate a group health education training or presentation demonstrating effective group level teamwork and conflict resolution skills.

 

SPRING 2018
CRN 2043    CEU 2.0
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
May 14 - July 26
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Room N004
 
Internship: July 30—August 31
Payment plans available. $1,800.00
Bilingual speakers are encouraged to apply. Training includes MHFA.
 
SPRING 2019 CEU 2.0
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
May 13 - June 25
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Room N004
 
Internship: August 5 - 30
Payment plans available. $1800

 

Essentials for Your Career

Designed to help students organize their career exploration process. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their accomplishments and skill sets to develop a resume, cover letter, and tackle any job interview.

SUMMER 2018  CEU 3.0
CRN 2222
Tuesday & Thursday
June 26 - August 16
2:00PM – 4:00 PM
Room N103
STAFF    $200.00
 
SPRING 2019
Friday, May 17 - July 26
9:00 AM -11:00 AM
Room N103
STAFF $200.00