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Clinical CHW Certification Course: LIVE

Next class starts January 11th. Now accepting applications
CHW Certification Course
2022 Schedule
Winter/Spring: January 11 - April 19  
Summer: May 10 - August 16  
Fall: September 13 - December 27

Course Summary

The Clinical Community Health Worker course includes hands-on practice, group activities, demonstrations, role-playing, case studies, and simulations. Learners will have lots of opportunities for questions and answers through interactive, thought-provoking dialogue-not just with facilitators and instructors, but also with their peers. The course has  been revised and includes additional CHW competencies designed to elevate your skillset!  

This course reviews the following core competencies:
Communication Skills
 Interpersonal Skills  
Service Coordination Skills  
Capacity-Building Skills
 Advocacy Skills  
Teaching Skills  
Organizational Skills  
Knowledge-based skills with an emphasis on clinical integration  

The revised course now also features:
Public Health Concepts and Approaches
Professional Development Skills
Community Assessment & Outreach Skills
Evaluation & Research Skills

Looking for more information? Download the program brochure and watch the "CHW Information Session".


Participants must apply for this course. 

Submit application here

Textbook Required: Berthold, T. (2016). Foundations for Community Health Workers. (2nd Edition). John Wiley & Sons
(Can purchased paperback or electronic version)

Field Experience Hours: 64 field experience hours are required for Texas residents and must be completed before certificate is issued. Includes internship, volunteer hours, or employment experience performing CHW activities.

Course Curriculum

Quisha Umemba

Quisha Umemba is a Registered Nurse with a Public Health background. She is a qualified consultant, educator, speaker, trainer, facilitator, and coach with over 20 years in the healthcare/public health fields. As a talent development coach and mentor, Quisha has a passion for activating others to help them realize their untapped potential!  As a business consultant, Quisha loves helping women entrepreneurs figure out how to monetize their skillset to make impact and income to start their own service-based business.