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CHW Certification

About Certification

The North Carolina Community Health Worker Association develops professional standards to certify Community Health Workers in North Carolina. "A Community Health Worker (CHW) is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community served." - American Public Health Association, Community Health Workers. Published 2009.

  • All Certification for CHWs is valid for a period of three (3) years.
  • Twenty four (24) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be required for recertification after three (3) years.
  • All certifications require a $40.00 processing fee.

Levels of Certification

We are currently accepting applications for:

Community Health Worker I - Standardized Core Competency Training

This level requires completion of the CHW Standardized Core Competency Training (SCCT) in 2020, 2021, and 2022 with 80% or higher.

Complete the application here.

Other levels and opportunities for certification will be available Fall 2022!

To contact us, use the email link below or fill out the form on our Get Involved page.

PO Box 576 Newton, NC 28658
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