NCC to Hold Free Community Health Worker Information Sessions

Sessions will be held via Zoom platform.

Northampton Community College will hold four free information sessions on its Community Health Worker (CHW) program via Zoom.

The Community Health Worker course is geared towards participants who want to work in either a community-based or inpatient setting and contribute to improve health outcomes to the community where they reside. Topics include the role of the community health worker, ethics and professional skills, teamwork and communication, documentation and assessment procedures, chronic disease overview, accessibility to health care services, and care coordination and system navigation.

Dates and times: Mon., Sept. 14, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.; Tues., Sept. 15, 10 – 11:00 a.m.; Wed. Sept. 23, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.; Thurs., Sept. 24, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

For more information and to register, visit www.northampton.edu/healthcarecerts or call 610-332-6585. Zoom link will be provided prior to the information session.

The CHW program is provided through a partnership with Eastcentral and Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers. For additional information about the course or potential funding opportunities, contact Elizabeth Schaffer at 610-379-2001 or email info@ecnehec.org.

About Northampton Community College
With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves and a focus on student success, Northampton Community College has developed a reputation as an institution of extraordinary distinction, earning accolades at the state and national levels for innovative programs, outstanding faculty and impressive student achievements. It counts among its successful alumni a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner and an Academy Award winning director as well as a host of CEOs, presidents, and leaders of business and industry. Today, Northampton Community College has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton, and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year from 53 counties, 42 countries and 25 states.

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