Community Health Workers are becoming an essential part of the healthcare system. They help community members gain access to care, increase their knowledge, help prevent disease and improve health outcomes. In this program, you’ll learn about the role of the Community Health Worker, how to provide culturally appropriate health education and outreach, advocate for your clients and more.
This program includes a Mental Health First Aid Certification.
This certificate program has been enhanced to provide you with better preparation for the world of work and to make a successful transition from training to career. As part of your certificate, you will learn workplace and career planning skills. Topics include: Problem solving, decision making, time management, professional behavior in the workplace, job search strategies, interviewing skills, and financial literacy. Students will also learn cover letter and resume writing tips.
NOTE: Background checks are required for most allied health positions. Students with felony convictions may have difficulty obtaining employment in these fields.
Course Code: HMED G5382
Coming Fall 2017
Day/Time: 6pm to 9pm