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Community Health Worker – Certification

Community Health Workers are often responsible for the health of community members who may not be cared for by traditional medical institutions including culturally diverse populations and underserved community members. Community Health Workers often provide some basic direct services as well, such as first aid and some health screenings. In addition to the Community Health Worker A.A.S. degree, a five-month certification option is also offered for people who have a minimum of one year experience (preferably two) in a medical or social service field. Please see the course outline below for certification details.

For the most up-to-date information, please email Heidi Wirtjes, CHW program instructor, at heidi.wirtjes@lakeareatech.edu.

Students in programs which customarily lead to professional licensure are responsible for determining whether or not this program or course meets requirements for licensure in the state in which the student resides or intends to reside upon graduation. We encourage you to contact the licensure agency noted above for additional information or the program faculty for assistance.

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