Recommendations for Internships for Community Health Worker Certification

Year: 2019
State: CT

Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: Administration - certification boards state health departments etc., CHW input in process, Competencies, Continuing education, General other, Legislative language bills etc., Process and development, Role of state government, Specialty tracks and supervisor training, State input in process
Policy: General language around CHW WD, General other
Workforce Development: Training- Content modes delivery, Training- Continuing education

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations for how CHW internships will be structured for consideration by the Connecticut Community Health Worker Advisory Body.

As part of the certification process, CHWs will be required to complete an internship.  In addition to being trained or educated as a community health worker by an organization approved by the Community Health Worker Advisory Body the bill establishes requirements for experience.

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