Webinar on Scholarships for A Master of Arts on Counseling Psychology degree at Framingham State University:
To find out more about how CHW’s can apply for scholarships from Framingham State University, please watch this recorded webinar. After reviewing the webinar, consider submitting your application online and referencing the admissions requirements for the MA in Counseling Psychology program. If you have any additional questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. July 1st is the application deadline for Fall 2022 (September start date) is so please take a moment to submit the application as soon as possible.
NACHW Unity Conference and Annual Meeting: August 3-4, 2022
It’s the annual meeting and interactive event of the National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW), designed for our CHW and ally members making a difference. 2022’s theme is “CHWs: The past, present, and future of community care.” Save the Date and click here for updates!
2022 Sewell Scholarships
With the support of the Sewell Scholarship hosted through the American Public Health Association (APHA), the Community Health Worker Section of APHA is pleased to announce annual funding to support CHW participation in the APHA annual meeting. One important goal of these scholarship subsidies is to help CHW leaders learn about the mission and vision of APHA and support opportunities for engagement and leadership. The four offered CHW Section Scholarship subsidies are $1,000 per recipient. These funds must first be dedicated to support the recipient’s APHA annual membership and/or to support registration and attendance at the APHA 2022 Annual Meeting scheduled for November 6-9 in Boston, Massachusetts. Any funds not required by the recipient for the APHA membership and meeting registration can be utilized for direct expenses associated with meeting participation; receipts for expenses must be submitted with reimbursement request.
Apply here: https://forms.gle/UqVJwagYLPkvfwFf9
Applications are due 11:59 pm CST on Friday, August 5, 2022
Awardees will be notified the week of September 9, 2022.
Fall COEC Training from CHEC is on its way. SIGN UP Today!
The Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate (COEC) is a two-part, 80-hour training program that covers core competencies Community Health Workers (CHWs) need to provide effective community outreach and health education work in community-based settings. The training emphasizes skills to prepare CHWs to serve in a variety of functions including culturally appropriate health education and outreach, navigating the health and human service systems, assuring access to services, advocating for individual and community needs, and building individual and community capacity. In addition, the training encourages CHWs to become proficient on health issues affecting diverse communities and introduces them to a public health framework for understanding these issues. Enrollment is available for community health workers or volunteers who are currently employed by a community health centers or community-based organizations to do at least 20 hours a week of community outreach and health education.
Registration is now open for Fall 2022 Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate trainings!