Comprehensive Outreach Education
Certificate Program (COEC)
COEC is a 80-hour training program that focuses on core CHW competencies, skills and strategies for community outreach and health education practice.
Fee: $650 includes all of the health modules.
Advanced COEC Program (Level 2)
This 12-session training program upgrades CHWs’ skills needed to advance professionally in the areas of leadership development, boundary setting, community health and professional communication skills.
Prerequisite: Completion of COEC Program (Level 1)
Health Modules Sessions
Three-to-five hour sessions focusing on health facts and local referral resources so that CHWs can provide health information and referrals on a broad range of health topics to their communities.
Fee: $25/half day and $50/full day
Health Education Skill Building Workshops
Build CHW skills to help individual clients make changes to improve their health.
- Basic Counseling Skills
- Harm Reduction
- Motivational Interviewing Techniques
Fee: $25/half day and $50/full dayTraining/Facilitation Method Workshops
Improve training and facilitation skills for working with groups. The workshops are rooted in adult learning principles that emphasize interactive learning techniques.
Career Advancement Workshops
- Train-the-Trainer (Fee: $150 for 3 day session)
- Curriculum Design (Fee: $50 for 1 day session)
Support CHWs in their professional development by enhancing their skill level and capacity.
In-depth Health Seminars
- CHW Supervisory Skills (Fee: $75 for 2 day session)
- Stress Management (Fee: $50 for 1 day session)
Provide more in-depth information and cultural appropriate prevention strategies on selected health topics. The seminars also provide community resources and referrals to better help clients in dealing with these issues.
- Violence Prevention Seminar
- Addiction Seminar
Fee: $25 for each half day session