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Community Health Worker - Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(es): 
MCC-Penn Valley

CHLW 100 - Principles of Community Health - 3.00 credits

Introduction to the role of the community health worker as part of the healthcare community team. Overview of community resources, terms and services. Effective interaction with others as related to clients and member of the healthcare team.

CHLW 101 - Legal and Ethical Concepts for Community Health - 3.00 credits

This course examines the laws and ethics that apply to healthcare and the role of the community health worker. The role of access to health care and the social determinants to health will be examined.

CHLW 102 - Community Internship/Service Learning - 3.00 credits

Community Health Worker Field Opportunity requires sixty (60) hours of services. Twenty (20) hours can be waived if currently employed as a Community Health Worker or similar role. Options for fieldwork vary based on student interest and area of specialty.


Last Modified: 6/7/19