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Community Health Worker Training

See:

http://www.centerforhealthimpact.org/community-health-worker-training/

With this program you will-

  • Earn a Certificate of 80-Hour Course completion required for CHW certification in MA
  • Connect with other CHWs and employers of CHWs
  • Advance professional skills through hands on training with experienced trainers
  • Gain knowledge about CHW roles and strategies to address childhood trauma and build resilience
  • Increase understanding of how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)s impact life outcomes
  • Understand the complex interplay of individual and community/ public health
  • Learn trauma-informed approaches to systems and services
  • Access pathways for further educational advancement through institutions of higher education
  • Expand individual professional networks and build lifelong connections

80-Hour Certificate Course for Community Health Workers April-June 2018

  • The course special emphasis is on early childhood trauma and resilience
  • Enrollment priority offered to Community Health Workers in Central MA
  • Attendance of all classes is required to earn Certificate of 80-Hour Course completion

To be considered for admission to the CHW course, applicants have to:

  • Submit Course Registration Form online
  • Print the completed form, sign it, have it signed by the applicant’s supervisor (if employed), and bring completed and signed form on the first day of the course
  • Payment in the amount of $650 can be made by check or money order to: Central Mass AHEC |Send to: Center for Health Impact, 35 Harvard Street Suite 300, Worcester, MA 01609
    • FREE of charge to Worcester ACTs CHWs

Applicants will be informed about enrollment decisions prior to the start of the course

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