Community Health Worker Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Community Health Worker program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Explain the limits of the CHW role.
  • Promote health care and social responsibility and demonstrate self-care and personal safety.
  • Work as a liaison between provider and client and the client and agencies.
  • Employ active listening and interviewing skills to collect and share relevant information.
  • Apply appropriate communication strategies and medical terminology for clients with special needs.
  • Recognize and demonstrate knowledge of the uniqueness of and resulting implications of the community culture on the health and well-being of clients.
  • Demonstrate skills and abilities to work with and within diverse teams.
  • Use a data collection and reporting tools to obtain information on health behaviors, safety, and psychosocial issues.
  • Use community resources to utilize a variety of teaching techniques for healthy living.
  • Demonstrate relevant critical thinking to solve problems within the community.
  • Recognize the implications of mandatory reporting.