The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health is offering Community Health Worker training for individuals in Copiah, Hinds, Issaquena, Sharkey, Simpson and Warren Counties.
The training, which is free of charge, is 4.5 days and will begin on November 29, 2021 . The
classes include 32 hours of coursework. Participants who complete all classes and the
assigned activity will receive a Certificate of Completion.
The primary role of Community Health Workers is to provide connections between the local
populations and public health resource agencies. During the Community Health Worker
training, participants will receive the knowledge and skills needed to work in various areas of
public health within their community.
For more information contact Asia McCoy,
Program Manager at (769) 572- 5263 or at [email protected] .
The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health was established in 2019 to reduce health
disparities among disadvantaged and underserved minority populations in the Mississippi through the
development of collaborative partnerships with community stakeholders and the implementation of
evidence -based public health interventions with a particular focus on health equity.
Contact Jay Allen at [email protected]