Community Health Workers Certificates

Community Health Workers Certificate (CHW.CERT)

Program Prerequisites:

  • Program Admissions;
  • RDG-082 or RDG-082 Placement;
  • MTH-095 or MTH-095 Placement and
  • Active CPR Certification
Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
CHW 101 Introduction to Community Health 3
CHW 105 Assessing Community Resources 3
CHW 110 Community Health Development 3
CHW 112 Portfolio I 3
CHW 115 Nutrition and Disease 3
Cluster 2 Credits
CHW 200 CHW Case Management 3
CHW 220 CHW Fieldwork I 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
CHW 118 Communicable, Environmental, and Occupational Disease 3
CHW 215 Introduction To Community Health Research 3
Cluster 3 Credits
CHW 230 CHW Leadership 3
Must Choose One CHW Elective course Credits
CHW 109 Mental Health/Substance Abuse 3
CHW 125 Public Health and Global Societies 3
CHW 235 Introduction to Maternal/Child Health 3
CHW 205 Parenting Skills 3
CHW 100 Health and the Public 3
CHW 120 Public Health Epidemics 3
Total Hours: 32

Community Health Workers Basic Certificate (CHW.BASIC)

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
CHW 101 Introduction to Community Health 3
CHW 105 Assessing Community Resources 3
CHW 110 Community Health Development 3
CHW 112 Portfolio I 3
CHW 115 Nutrition and Disease 3
Cluster 2 Credits
CHW 200 CHW Case Management 2
Total Hours: 15

For questions regarding the Community Health Worker Program, please contact Angela Ellison, Community Health Worker Program Coordinator, or the Allied Health & Career Department at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2204.

To make an appointment with the Allied Health Career Advisor, Kathryn Melin Eberhardt, please contact the Counseling Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 5724.