No-Cost Community Health Worker Training, Classes Start January 2019

By on September 28, 2018
Community Health Worker Training Classes

Community health workers are trusted members of the community they serve who assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Learn to conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs that promote, maintain and improve individual and community health.

Complete an online application and the eligibility steps needed for an upcoming class in 2019:

January 8, 2019 through March 29, 2019
April 9, 2019 through June 27, 2019

This 12-week non-credit training program combines classroom instruction with service learning within the community. The program includes 108 classroom hours and 60 service learning hours. Students must be available during daytime hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the classroom instruction and at other times as needed to complete service learning hours. Availability of reliable transportation is also a consideration for students entering this program.

What you will learn from this program

  • An understanding of the determinants to health at the individual and community level
  • How to implement community assessment techniques to include demographics, mapping and analysis of governmental agency services
  • The tracking techniques of clients and services
  • The dynamics in relationship building among groups, organizations, and individuals in the community
  • How to identify initiatives that will impact the health status of the community

Funding will be provided for those that are selected for the program. Let’s get connected!

About Kevin Talbot

Kevin Talbot is a Project Manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College.

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