The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) have put together a free online training for community health workers to develop a better grasp on contact tracing, especially with regards to the CoVid-19 illness.
Register for this training by clicking here to get to their website and click on Register.
AKHCAN Training Sessions
If you need CHW training, email us at email@example.com. It will help us decide where and when future training sessions will be!
Appalachian Kentucky Health Care Access Network (AKHCAN) provides Tier I Community Health Worker (CHW) training. Training days will begin at 8:30 and end no later than 5:00. Participants must attend all scheduled days of training. Participants are expected to make their own lodging reservations. Some funding is available for lodging and reimbursement of mileage based upon location. To see if you are eligible for lodging reimbursement, contact info@AKHCAN.org.
NOTE: Cancellations must be submitted in advance or a $50 fee will apply for ordered meals and materials. AKHCAN reserves the right to cancel training sessions if necessary and will alert participants using the email given at registration.
Community Health Worker TIER I training:
|8:30||11:00||CHWs: Who we are, what we do and why we do it|
|11:15||12:00||Promoting Good Health|
|12:45||3:45||ABCs of Assistance Programs and Building your Binder|
|8:30||9:30||Laws that Protect|
|9:45||12:00||Recognizing and Responding to Maltreatment|
|12:45||2:30||Providing and Understanding Information: The Connection|
|2:45||4:30||Home Visiting 101|
|8:30||11:00||Cultural Competency and Health Equity|
|2:00||4:00||Data and Documentation Matters|
(Generally a week break between days 1-3 and 4-6)
|8:30||11:30||Addressing Substance Abuse|
|12:30||2:15||CHWs and Suicide Prevention|
|2:30||4:30||Motivational Interviewing for CHWs|
|9:00||12:00||Bridges Out of Poverty|
|1:00||3:30||Bridges out of Poverty continued|
|8:30||12:00||Mental Health First Aid|
|12:45||5:00||Mental Health First Aid continued|
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