Community Health Worker Certificate

Program description

Community health workers teach the basics of good health and link people to health care and social service systems. Upon completion of Minneapolis College’s Community Health Worker (CMHW) certificate, you’ll be able to help improve health care access for underrepresented groups, the elderly and the chronically ill.

  • You will be trained to work as a liaison between providers, clients and agencies.
  • You will develop critical thinking as a framework for solving problems and making decisions.
  • You will gain an understanding of how ethics influences client care.
  • You will learn how to gather and record appropriate client and community information.
  • You’ll acquire knowledge of basic concepts of the most common diseases found in client populations.

Certificate price: $5,950

Ask your local WorkForce Center about funding! This certificate is a WIOA-certified training program. Check your employee benefits! See if you’re eligible for professional development funding.