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Metropolitan Community College Community Health Worker Certificate

Community Health Worker

MCC Campus(es): 
MCC-Penn Valley

This certificate program is designed specifically for Metropolitan Community College students looking to work in the field of community healthcare advocacy for the first time, as well as those already established in the field and looking to hone skills. Instructors insist on the understanding of legal and ethical responsibilities involved with advocacy and how cultural beliefs and social determinants play a role in community health. Other topics include: understanding public health systems, practicing personal safety, motivational interviewing, case management, conflict resolution, documentation skills, effective communication and working with the community to promote health.