New Training Session Scheduled – June 30!



Click above to register for training provided by Geoff Wilson on CHWs and Suicide Prevention, Addressing Substance Abuse and Motivational Interviewing.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

8:00-8:30 Log into Zoom, Welcome and Announcements
8:30-12:00 Addressing Substance Abuse
12:00-12:45 Lunch Break
12:45-2:45 CHWs and Suicide Prevention

3:00-4:30 Motivational Interviewing for CHWs

Appalachian Kentucky Health Care Access Network (AKHCAN) provides Tier I Community Health Worker (CHW) training, now delivered in a safe, virtual format. Training days will begin at 8:00 on most days and end no later than 4:00, with some much shorter. Participants seeking CHW Certification must attend all scheduled days of training.


Community Health Worker TIER I Training:

Day 1 – Monday, May 10, 2021

8:00-8:30 Log into Zoom, Welcome and Announcements
8:30-10:30 CHWs:  Who we are, what we do and why we do it
10:30-11:30 Promoting Good Health
11:30-12:15 Reaching Out

Day 2 – Wednesday, May 12, 2021

8:00-8:30 Log into Zoom, Welcome and Announcements
8:30-9:15 Laws that Protect
9:15-11:30 Recognizing and Responding to Maltreatment
11:30-12:30 Navigating Health Care Coverage

Day 3 – Wednesday, May 19, 2021

9:30-10:00 Log into Zoom, Welcome and Announcements
10:00-11:30 Providing and Understanding Information: The Connection
11:30-12:15 Lunch Break
12:15-2:15 ABCs of Assistance Programs and Building Your Binder
2:30-3:30 Home Visiting 101

Day 4 – Friday, June 4, 2021

8:00-8:30 Log into Zoom, Welcome and Announcements
8:30-11:00 Cultural Competency and Health Equity
11:15-12:00 Knowing Appalachia
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-2:30 Data and Documentation Matter
2:30-4:00 Poverty

Additional trainings will be provided later in the summer, including Suicide Awareness, Substance Abuse, and Motivational Interviewing. You will receive info on those Zoom sessions as soon as it is available.

Geoff Wilson will now provide the same useful content via Zoom and recorded sessions instead of from a conference room. His sessions will be scheduled soon!