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News Board of Certification of Community Health Workers Approved Continuing Education Courses

6/07/2021
  • Board of Certification of Community Health Workers

                                  IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CONTINUING EDUCATION

During its May 11, 2021 Board meeting, the Board of Certification of Community Health Workers votes to approved applications for three continuing education trainings. The training centers noted below offer the following board approved continuing education courses:  

AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.

Exploring Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Special Education and Mental Health and Equity in Mind: Session 1: Introduction

Denise Henry

Senior Training Coordinator

5 Northampton Street

Worcester, MA 01605

508-752-7313

 

New England AIDS Education and Training (NEAETC)

More than Health Care Part V – Tying It All Together: The Vital Work of the Community Health Workers

Robyn Reed

Program Coordinator

529 Main St.

Suite 301

Boston, MA 02129

617-262-5657

 

Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW)

 Key Findings from MACHW Survey about the Impact of COVID-19

Lissette Blondet

Executive Director

2 Boylston Street

4th Floor

Boston, MA 02116

www.MACHW.org

On November 10, 2020, the Board of Certification of Community Health Workers voted to EXTEND the deadline for submission of continuing education (CE) credits for one (1) year  or until the Board approves CE vendors, whichever comes later, Board regulations at 272 CMR 7.02 reads as follows:

Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal of Certificates

(l)   Each Certified Community Health Worker shall complete 15 contact hours of qualified continuing education activities that meets the criteria at 272 CMR 7.03 as a condition of renewal of his or her certificate as a Certified Community Health Worker.  To meet this requirement, the continuing education activities must have been completed during the 24 months immediately preceding the certificate expiration date.

Board of Certification of Community Health Workers Approved Continuing Education Courses (PDF) | (DOC)

Board of Certification of Community Health Workers 

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