All program faculty are required to attend the course and past the CHW certification test. They are then required to attend a CHW train the trainer class, and pass the trainer the trainer test.
The Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and the Indiana State Department of Health have jointly approved a training and certification process for the Indiana Community Health Worker Program. ASPIN is certified to provide this training online.
Upon completion of the 20 hour online training, and passing a final examination, each participant will be certified as a Community Health Worker eligible for employment in organizations serving families, the elderly, children and youth including outpatient medical / behavioral providers, hospitals, medical clinics, schools, churches and community centers.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Eligibility Criteria:Must be at least 18 years old.Must have at least a high school diploma or GED.Must have a personal email address (a computer and internet access is required).
The course is online, so there is no application deadline.