EDUCATION

Education and training for community health workers education is a big national need.  There are two types of training, certification training and specialty training. Certification training is offered by Certified Training Vendors.  Specialty training is offered by organizations specializing in certain diseases or strategies to alleviate disparity in a particular health or human service area.  INCHWA is the certifying body for training vendors in Indiana, authorized by the Indiana State Health Department to also develop the CHW workforce in the state.

Certification Training

INCHWA is announced that effective February 22, 2017 INCHWA will begin to CERTIFY curriculum of training vendors that has been formally reviewed for alignment to national and State standards. These vendors will be recognized as qualified to certify individuals who successfully complete the curriculum and testing requirements of their curriculum as certified community health workers (CCHWs).  Vendors must meet certification requirements outlined in the certification process and must enforce continuing education requirements to maintain active certification.  Certified Training Vendors are listed below.  Click on their name to email them for more information.

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Specialty Training

The study of specific diseases or socio-economic conditions and management strategies. These are typically by organizations who are subject matter experts. Usually, a certificate is offered to the participants who successfully meet the requirements.  The specialty trainings are offered to Certified CHWs who are members of INCHWA and can be accessed from the Member Portal Menu above.

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