New Online Course from CHWTraining.org Gives Community Health Workers Another Convenient, Affordable Option To Gain Core Skills
WOBURN, MA, August 7, 2013 – Community Health Workers (CHWs) now have another option to add to their training arsenal. CHWTraining.org, a leader in online training, is now offering a new course, Community Health Worker Core Skills, which begins Sept. 16 and is now open for registration. Cost is $699 for the 6-week course.
“We are very excited about this new course,” says Monique Cuvelier, president of CHWTraining.org. “Based on a curriculum developed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and facilitated by Master Trainer Marilyn Gardner, the course covers organizational skills, documentation skills, health disparities, social determinants of health, assessment skills and service coordination skills.”
The course is designed to prepare individuals in community-oriented health and social service fields. It is an interactive, facilitated course that covers the essential knowledge CHWs need to offer community members healthcare options, build patient-physician relationships, provide patients with health education and counseling, and monitor the health and adherence to care of community members.