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Temple University: Community Healthcare Worker (CHW)

  • Program Description: Community Health Workers (CHWs) provide a wide range of services to healthcare patients. CHWs conduct outreach, make home visits, offer health education, and do case management. As advocates, CHWs support patients in getting high-quality healthcare and social services.
  • Training Provider: Temple University and District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund
  • Program Dates: October 18, to November 17, 2022.
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Career Aspirations: Genuine passion and desire to enter a helping profession in health care or social services
    • Age: At least 18 years or older
    • Education: High school diploma or GED, and good reading and writing skills
    • Job Readiness Skills: Positive attitude and professional
    • Basic Computer Literacy Skills
    • Clear criminal record and able to pass a drug test
  • Training Schedule: Classes usually run three days a week, in-person on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, but the schedule may change. Classes are held at Temple’s Main campus.
  • Skills Learned:
    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Motivational interviewing
    • Teamwork: Working in a healthcare team
    • and cultural competency
    • Community Resources and Asset Mapping
    • Medical terminology and healthcare systems
  • Industry-Recognized Credentials:
  • College Credit(s) Earned: None.

Interested applicants can apply by completing an online application.

Applicants will be invited and can attend one of the following virtual Information and Interview sessions.

  • Friday, September 23rd at 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, September 27th at 5:30 PM
  • Thursday, September 29th at 10:00 AM

Date

Oct 18 2022

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