Clinical CHW Certification Course: Self-paced

Now Open for Enrollment!

Course Summary

You asked and we answered! The Clinical Community Health Worker Course is now available in a self-paced, on-demand format! The course has also 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

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

Field Experience Hours
Hours are required for Texas residents. Includes internship, volunteer hours, or employment experience performing CHW activities. (Hours are optional for residents of other states).

Course Curriculum

Terms and Conditions

Umemba Health, LLC reserves the right to establish and modify the Self-Paced CHW Certification Course training policies as deemed necessary.


• Course fees are due at the time of enrollment and are non-refundable and non-transferable.
• Participants may purchase the course through electronic cash transfers, bank transfers, credit card, and debit card payments.
• Employers and sponsoring organizations can purchase the course via check and purchase orders.
• Course fees must be received before the participant is permitted to start the course.
• Umemba Health, LLC will not refund course fees under any circumstances, including cancellations that have exceeded a 72-hour grace period.


• Participants are expected to complete all course requirements. This includes weekly module content: videos, skills practice exercises, reading and homework assignments, and module quizzes. (This also includes a pre and post assessment as well as a mid-course survey).
• Participants must complete the required hours of Field Experience to receive full credit for this course. Field experience hours can be satisfied through internship or employment in a clinical, public health, or educational setting.
• The CHW course certificate of completion will be awarded only after all course requirements have been satisfied.

Course Access

• Participants will have access to the online content for 1 year from the date of enrollment.
• Typical progression through the course should take approximately 15 weeks, some participants may progress faster, some participants may progress slower.

Special Accomodations

Special learning arrangements must be requested eight weeks prior to the start of the course to ensure the appropriate accomodations.


Umemba Health, LLC reserves the right to make changes to the CHW course curriculum and content at any time without prior notice. In the event that changes are made to the curriculum, the revised changes shall be posted and participants will be notified immediately.

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.

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