Course Descriptions and Outlines

Community Health Worker Courses

Community Health Worker Role, Advocacy, Outreach & Resources

This course defines the role of the Community Health Worker (CHW). Students will explain strategies for personal safety in relations to home visits. Students will also gain an understanding of value of self-care, and personal wellness. Students will also become familiar with the health-related needs of their communities and cultural considerations. Students will learn about their role as a liaison, connecting clients and appropriate community resources. Prerequisites: None Co-requisites: None

Credits: 3.00

Credit Breakdown: Lecture 3.00
Lab 0
On the job training n/a

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