The AzCHOW Training Program Approval Process focuses on the Core Competencies of a CHW and determines whether a training program provides the information and skills necessary to ensure an effectuve and standardized workforce. Any organization that offers a CHW Training Program can apply for Training Program Approval. CHWs who graduate from an approved program can apply for CHW Certification through Pathway I of the CHW Certification Process.
AzCHOW Completed the pilot process for training program approval with Central Arizona College in November 2017. The application will be open for other CHW training programs in early 2018.
The Training Program Review Guidelines provide an overview of the training program approval process and the application that will become available in early 2018.