Community Health Workers (CHWs) are integral members of the healthcare team. They serve as a liaison between healthcare providers, social services, and the community to facilitate access to services and address issues that create barriers in healthcare delivery. CHWs provide care, education, support,
follow-up, resources and referrals in community settings such as homes and neighborhoods. As a patient advocate, CHWs work in hospitals, clinics, and social settings to support progress in care-planning, access, and patient wellness. CHWs enjoy high job satisfaction and are in great demand. Community Health Workers are in great demand. Please click Community Health Worker Flyer to review program details.
The program consists of two courses that must be taken together:
HES 696 Community Health Worker Part 1
HES 697 Community Health Worker Part 2