Bachelors degree. Some of our staff are nurses. All staff are members of the Indiana Community Health Workers Association (INCHWA).
A general, introductory, undifferentiated, or joint program in health services occupations that prepares individuals for either entry into specialized training programs or for a variety of concentrations in the allied health area. This program prepares students for the Community Health Worker examination recognized and approved by the Indiana Community Health Worker Association (INCHWA). Includes instruction in communication skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, public health, chronic disease management, behavior change, and cultural humility.
51.1504 Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling A program that prepares individuals to serve as facilitators, advocates, and referral professionals linking health care and related social services with affected recipient communities. Includes instruction in public and community health, human and social services, health services administration, group counseling, health education, group advocacy, cross-cultural and multilingual communication, and applicable laws and policies.
Combination of Education and Course(s)
High school diploma/GED equilivant; 18 years of age or older.
Students can register on our website, www.hvusa.org, and look for How to get involved and from that drop down click Certified Community Health Worker Training. Registration and payments are due 10 days prior to the start of published class dates.