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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. This program is offered at Sharing Life Community Outreach.  See Advisor for approval.  Please go to http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/sites/default/files/programs/application_1_chw_215_1_jan.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 51011
CHW Professional Workforce Prep.

MW
08/24-12/16
1:00p-2:30p
48

Sharing Life
Community Outreach

$150

Faz. O.

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.   This program is offered at Sharing Life Community Outreach.  See Advisor for approval.  Please go to http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/sites/default/files/programs/application_1_chw_215_1_jan.pdffor updated course information.  Introduction to Community Health will be offered Fall 2015.

Course and Section #

Day

Date

Time

Hours

Room

Fee

Instructor

CHLT 1001 51011
Intro to Community Health

MWS
08/24-11/07
MW 8:30a-12:30p
S 8:00a-5:00p
88
Sharing Life
Community Outreach

$250

Faz. O/McClure, C.

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.   This program is offered at Sharing Life Community Outreach.  See Advisor for approval.  Please go to http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/sites/default/files/programs/application_1_chw_215_1_jan.pdffor updated course information.  Introduction to Community Health will be offered Fall 2015.

CHLT 1002 51012
Health and Wellness Promotions
MWS
08/24-11/07
MW 8:30a-12:30p
S 8:00a-5:00p
188
Sharing Life
Community Outreach

$250

Faz. O/McClure, C.

Overview of wellness theory and its application throughout the life span.  Focus is on attitude development, impact of cultural beliefs and communication of wellness.  Includes health behavior theories and approaches to behavior modification.