Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice  Board of Certification of Community Health Workers meeting — July 9, 2024

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 12:30 p.m.
Posted: June 12, 2024 11:15 a.m.

Overview   of Board of Certification of Community Health Workers meeting — July 9, 2024

The general session is open to the public by Webex or telephone.

General Session is open to the public and will be held via Webex at: 

ADA compliance notice: If you need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the meeting, contact Stacy Hart the DPH ADA Coordinator at phone number 857-274-1120 in advance of the meeting.  While the Board will do its best to accommodate you, certain accommodations may require distinctive requests or the hiring of outside contractors and may not be available if requested immediately before the meeting.


This agenda constitutes notice of the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Certification of Community Health Workers in compliance with the open meeting law, M.G.L. c. 30A, § 20.

All votes must be via roll call

TimeItem #ItemStaff Contact

Call to Order & Introductions

Determination of Quorum

Notice of Electronic Recording 

Board Chair

   5   minutes


Approval of Agenda

Board Chair




Approval of Minutes

  1. Approval of May 7, 2024, General Session Minutes
Board Chair




Continuing Education Application

  1. Grayken Center for Addiction and Technical Assistance:
    48 Continuing Education Courses
  2. Berkshire Area Health Education Center:
    “A Guide for Healthcare Professionals to Enhance Personal and Professional Wellbeing” - 6 CEUs
    “The Importance of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice in Healthcare” - 6 CEUs
  3. Better Oral Health for Massachusetts Coalition (BOHMAC): “Oral Health Topics” - 1 CEU
  4. Central Massachusetts Area Health Education Center (CMAHEC):
    “Trauma Informed Care for CHWs, 4-part series” - 12 CEUs
    “Caring for Transgender Clients” - 6 CEUs
    “Harm Reduction for CHWs, 4-part series” - 12 CEUs
    “Introduction to LGBTQIA+ Health” - 6 CEUs
    “Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for CHWs, 6-part series” - 18 CEUs
    “Introduction to Substance Use Disorder, 2-part series” - 12 CEUs
    “Mental Health Abridged Version for CHWs” - 6 CEUs
    “Mental Health First Aid Adult” - 6 CEUs
    “Mental Health for CHWs, 2-part series” - 12 CEUs
  5. Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers: “Substance Use Training” - 6 CEUs
  6. Medical Care Development, Inc: “Stroke Awareness and Intervention” – 1 CEU
  7. Adcare Educational Institute, Inc.: “Breast Health and Breast Screening”-1 CEU; Cervical Health and Cervical Cancer Screening-1CEU




Triage: N/A

Staff Assignment(s): N/A

Complaints: N/A


Flex Session

  1. Who will attend the next board meeting?
  2. Topics for next agenda
Executive Director

Executive Session (Roll call vote)

The Board will meet in Executive Session as authorized pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, § 21(a)(1) for the purpose of discussing the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of an individual, or to discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual.

  1. Specifically, the board will meet in executive session to approve prior executive minutes, discuss a good moral character matter, and decide whether to approve Certification for Community Health Worker.

The Board will not reconvene in open session subsequent to the closed session.


Boad Chair

Adjournment: Next meeting scheduled for

September 10, 2024.

Board Chair

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