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1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
210-486-4513 
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    Northwest Vista College
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Community Health Worker Level 1 Certificate


This program prepares students to work in public health, private health care delivery systems, community-based social service agencies, and health care insurance organizations.  Community Health Workers provide services to increase wellness and improve access to health services through outreach activities to target populations.  The program will train students to develop positive relationships with individuals who need assistance and support in developing healthy behaviors, utilizing health resources, and gaining educational support to prevent or alleviate the effects of chronic disease.

Emphasis is on health education, health promotion and community outreach.  Coursework in this program is intended to develop and enhance the skills of community health advisors, social and human service assistants, and other people interested in working in the field of social work, community health and advocacy.

The Community Health Worker program is certified by the Texas State Department of Health as an authorized and certified training site for Community Health Workers.

Related Degrees and Certificates:  Community Health Worker A.A.S.  

 

Certificate Requirements (Total Credit Hours 17)


Notes:


Program CIP:  51.150400

Major Code:  CCHW

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1. Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes
2. On-time graduation rates
3. Cost of the program to include books and fees
4. Placement rate for students completing the program
5. Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
 
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Gainful Employment Information for Community Health Worker Level 1 Certificate.