Previously Trained CHW

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In 2018 HealthVisions Midwest will host a series of one-day certification classes for those currently working as CHWs

For CHWs who have received approved CHW training

Overview of Certification Process

  • Complete Application to determine eligibility.
  • Attend a one-day training class that will include:
    1. overview of CHW core competencies
    2. specialty designation of a specific chronic disease state such as, but not limited to:
      • Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardio-Vascular
      • Opioid
      • HIV
    3. Test to be completed within 10 days of course completion (allow one hour for test)
    4. Membership to INCHWA included

NOTE: Re-certification is necessary every 3 years

Eligibility:

For CHW Certification, documents that verify eligibility must be provided.

  • Individuals holding a current certificate as a Community Health Worker through the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH/ASPIN).
  • Individuals holding CHW certificates from states other than Indiana.

 

Application Process:

  1. Fill out the Application
  2. HealthVisions will notify the Applicant within 7 business days, via email, whether all requirements have been met and the certification process can move forward.
  3. Once the Applicant receives approval into the certification process, a nonrefundable $150.00 payment needs to be sent to HealthVisions Midwest within 7 business days of the approval. Payment includes processing fees, testing fees, certificate and a one year INCHWA membership.
  4. Upon completion of all requirements you will receive an email from HealthVisions Midwest with your Student ID and login instructions.

 

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