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Community Health Care Worker


COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
   
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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS (CHW) are advocates for individual and community health needs. They develop and implement health care needs by conducting informal counseling and providing referral and follow-up services. Hospitals, churches, clinics, insurance companies and non-profit organizations all need the services of Community Health Care Workers. There are three courses offered in the program; Introduction to Community Health, Wellness and Health Promotion, and a Practicum for Community Health Services. Grant funding for those who qualify. For more information, please email  mtafoya@dcccd.edu on Wednesdays and Fridays at Sharing Life.  Please go to http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/sites/default/files/programs/2-page-Community-Health-Worker-FAQs.pdf for updated course information.  Introduction to Community Health will be offered Fall 2015.

Course and Section #

Day

Date

Time

Hours

Room

Fee

Instructor

POFT 1013 54100
CHW Professional Workforce Prep.

TBA

06/01-08/30

TBA

48

Sharing Life Outreach

$150

TBA

This course addresses preparation for career success including ethics, interpersonal relations, professional attire, and advancement. This course utilizes the KeyTrain system (self-paced, web-based) to improve career skills (work habits, communication, workplace effectiveness and business etiquette.)  You must have a valid email and student ID to access the e-campus site.

Course and Section #

Day

Date

Time

Hours

Room

Fee

Instructor

CHLT 1001 54101
Intro to Community Health

TBA

TBA

6:00p-8:00p

80

TBA

$250

TBA

A Study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health documentation methods. This course will cover four of the eight competencies necessary to meet the state certification requirements. Some Saturday class hours may be required.