Past Event

Deadline: InTOuCH Community Health Program Spring Training Application

January 5, 2023 - February 10, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The Columbia Institute for Training Outreach and Community Health (InTOuCH) program invites applicants for its spring training program. The application deadline is February 10, 2023. 

1. Community Health Worker Eligibility

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Strong ties to the community
  • Have at least a high school diploma or GED, and/or several years of work experience
  • No hearing, visual, or memory impairment
  • Ability to attend all training sessions (3 times a week, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) for 8 weeks
  • Ability to actively participate in classroom discussions and activities
  • Successfully complete hands-on practical skill training(s)
  • Successfully complete three screening events, post-graduation

2. Training and Graduation

Training Expectations

  • 8-week training, 3 days a week (Tuesday through Thursday)
  • Interactive training sessions by experts in different health topics

Upon graduation, CHW's will receive:

  • Certificate of course completion
  • BP machines & resources for BP Screening

As a certified CHW:

  • Have an opportunity to influence health changes in the community
  • Serve as an alumni speaker and share experiences with future training groups

3. Contact Information

If interested in applying, please email the following people:

Program Director Dr. Janhavi Mallaiah, MBBS, MPH, MA, EdD, Columbia University

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 212-853-1147

Program Administrator Mariama Kora, MPH

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 212-835-3963

The inTouch spring 2023 flyer.