CHW Core Competencies Training

Certification for CHWs began in 2020, and this course can be used to meet the educational requirement for Pathway 1 for new CHWs.
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Southwestern AHEC Connecticut

We strive to open doors to better health in underserved communities through education, outreach, and career opportunities.
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Advancing the quality & access to healthcare.

The AHEC (Area Health Education Centers) program was developed by Congress in 1971. The goal of this federally funded program is to improve health care access through the training, recruitment, and retention of diverse health professionals who are committed to helping underserved populations. By applying academic medicine resources, the AHEC program aims to contribute to addressing local community health needs.
“By improving the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals via strategic partnerships with academic programs, communities, and professional organizations.”

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Prepare for Your Future Career in Healthcare.

Southwestern AHEC, Inc. has been serving the community as a nonprofit organization for a long time. We are proud to say that our success is built on strong, collaborative partnerships that enhance our commitment to improving the health of our communities.

5 Research Dr 2nd floor
Shelton, CT 06484

(203) 372-5503

Monday - Friday
8:30 - 5:00 EST

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