Program Overview


Are you passionate about improving the health of your community?

Through training on core public health concepts and community health education strategies, participants gain knowledge and skills to foster positive change in communities that are disproportionately impacted by health disparities.

During this program, students develop skills to:

  • Connect people with the services they need.
  • Advocate for community health at the local and state level.
  • Work on health care teams to improve care for members of their community.

Course Details

• 96-hour program
• 15-20 participants/class
• 56-hours self-paced online
• 40-hours in-person
• Group discounts available
• In-person dates: May 9-13

Course Includes

• OSHA approved CPR/ first aid/AED certification
• Simulation experiences
• CHW core skills and competencies
• Instructor feedback
• Eligible for up to 6 hours of college credits

Skills Developed

• Health systems navigation
• Motivational interviewing
• Cultural competence
• Active listening
• Care coordination

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