Register by Phone: Call 214 860-2260 Register On-line Click Here or Course No. Advising: Call 214 860-2262
COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE WORKER Eligible for Financial Aid Contact: Kim White, Asst. Dean – 214 860-2228
The Community Health Worker provides cultural mediation between communities and human services systems; informal counseling and social support; culturally and linguistically appropriate health education; advocacy for individual and community health needs; assurance that people get the health services they need; build individual and community capacity; or provide referral and follow-up services. There are three courses offered in the program; Introduction to Community Health, Wellness and Health Promotion, and a Practicum for Community Health Services. Please go to http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/sites/default/files/programs/2-page-Community-Health-Workder-FAQs.pdf for updated course information. Intro to Community Health will be offered Fall 2014..
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.