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CHW Professional Development Hours

Earned Income Tax & Financial Resources

$50

with Margaret Twum

Calendar Feb 17, 2023 at 10 am

This workshop seeks to provide education on the available financial support for low to moderate income workers and families. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low to moderate income workers and families to get a tax break.

If you qualify, you can use the credit to reduce the taxes you owe and maybe increase your refund to help support the family.

In this workshop Community Health Workers will learn:

  • What the EITC is
  • Who is eligible for the EITC
  • How to apply for the EITC
  • Other FAQs 

 

This course is a Community Health Worker Professional Development course! CHWs need 30 hours of PDs every 3 years. Don't forget to get your PD hours! 

Women's Sexual Health

$50

with Alyssa McClain

Calendar Mar 17, 2023 at 10 am

 Women face diverse and unique health concerns across their lifespan which impact their overall health and wellness including gender specific barriers in access to healthcare. Participants will learn how some of these health conditions impact the lives of women each year and positive interventions to support women through these challenges.

 

This course is a Community Health Worker Professional Development course! CHWs need 30 hours of PDs every 3 years. Don't forget to get your PD hours!   

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma Informed Care

$50

with Margaret Twum

Calendar May 19, 2023 at 10 am

This workshop aims to create awareness and engage community involvement around preventing and healing trauma among vulnerable communities throughout Connecticut, on the impact of trauma, including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on longer term health outcomes and wellbeing.

In this workshop Community Health Workers will learn:

  • What is ACEs
  • The types of ACEs prevalence in Connecticut
  • The negative health outcomes of ACEs
  • Learn some protective factors of ACEs

 

This course is a Community Health Worker Professional Development course! CHWs need 30 hours of PDs every 3 years. Don't forget to get your PD hours! 

Gender & Orientation

$50

with Alyssa McClain

Calendar Jun 16, 2023 at 10 am

 This class will dive into unpacking gender identity and sexual orientation to help CHW's better serve people from various backgrounds. An analysis of our culture's current position on gender identity and sexual orientation will be done. Participants will be exposed to a diverse range of sexual orientations, gender identities, sexual expressions, life and love styles, and erotically marginalized populations. Participants will also gain a greater perspective of healthcare issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity. 

This course is a Community Health Worker Professional Development course! CHWs need 30 hours of PDs every 3 years. Don't forget to get your PD hours! 

Resources for Parents

$50

with Margaret Twum

Calendar Aug 18, 2023 at 10 am

 

 

This course is a Community Health Worker Professional Development course! CHWs need 30 hours of PDs every 3 years. Don't forget to get your PD hours!  

Epilepsy

$50

with Cherie Poirier

Calendar Nov 17, 2023 at 10 am

 Understand Epilepy by learning about the facts and causes. Learn the challenges and barriers experienced by those living with Epilepsy. Gain resouces to help better serve those individuals living with Epilepsy. 

 

This course is a Community Health Worker Professional Development course! CHWs need 30 hours of PDs every 3 years. Don't forget to get your PD hours! 





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