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CHAMP

Training Program

A Maricopa County Ryan White Part A - Ending the HIV Epidemic Program

Become a community health worker

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Free 16 Week Course

100% Online

Students work through the online curriculum to become skilled in the ten core competencies essential to CHW proficiency and state certification. You'll also focus on HIV topics that are essential to community engagement and individual case management.


Program Eligibility

  • Must be a resident of either Maricopa or Pinal County
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Have access to a laptop or desktop computer with broadband internet
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must be able to submit a personal statement on living with HIV
Arizona
Education Logo Design

CHAMP

Training Program

Application

& Onboarding

Onboarding interviews will be scheduled for eligible applicants.

CHW Core Competencies

Students work through the online curriculum to become skilled in the ten core competencies essential to CHW proficiency and certification.

HIV Training

Students focus on HIV topics that are essential to community engagement and individual case management.

Graduation and Next Steps

Graduates will be connected with community partners for additional learning and professional experiences.

ApproximatelY 5 HOURS OF STUDY PER WEEK

What is a Community Health Worker?

Become a Community Health Worker and help end the HIV Epidemic


A community health worker (CHW) is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of the community that they serve.


As a CHW, you'll:


  • Assist individuals and communities in adopting healthy behaviors
  • Conduct outreach for medical personnel
  • Implement programs that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health

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CHAMP Training Program: Community Health Across Maricopa and Pinal.

This program is hosted by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health,

Ryan White Part A Program & Ending the HIV Epidemic offices.

Site Updated September 2022.