CHWN 1100 Organization, Resources, Teaching, and Capacity Building (3 cr)
This course focuses on the community health worker's knowledge of the community and their ability to prioritize and organize their work. Emphasis is on the use and critical analysis of resources and information problem solving. The second half of the course focuses on the community health worker's role in teaching and increasing capacity of the community and of the client. Emphasis is on establishing healthy lifestyles and clients developing agreements to take responsibility for achieving health goals. Students will learn and practice methods for planning, developing, and implementing plans with clients to promote wellness.