Community Health Worker (Noncredit) Certificate

Community Health Worker

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Community Health Worker (Noncredit) Certificate

The Community Health Worker Certificate of Completion provides students with health education, care management, and client advocacy in both community-based and health care settings.

CHWs serve a two-way bridge between communities and key health and social resources. They play a vital role in reducing health inequalities among under-served communities by reducing barriers to access in a culturally appropriate way.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will describe public health concepts and information for health promotion.
  • Students will assess and integrate professional skills necessary for employment in the CHW field.
  • Students will evaluate and implement entry-level proficiency in CHW core competencies for working effectively with diverse individuals’ groups and communities.

To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.

Core Curriculumn Courses (Required)

Code Class Units
NCH 001CW Introduction to Community Health Work (NONCREDIT) 0.0
NCH 002CW Introduction to Chronic Disease Management (NONCREDIT) 0.0
NCH 003CW Externship for Community Health Worker (NONCREDIT) 0.0
Units Required
Total Required Units 0.0
Required Hours 162
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Career/Transfer Opportunities

The ability to write accurate sentences and paragraphs is required in order to place into the credit English program, to successfully complete college-level coursework, to improve employment skills, and/or to reach personal goals.