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Virtual Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate (COEC)


The Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate is a two-part training program that introduces Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other frontline health workers to a way of understanding health from a public health perspective. The training encourages participants to become proficient in a variety of health issues affecting diverse communities. The trainings emphasize three skills needed to do effective outreach: interventions such as conducting educational sessions at community sites and to various cultural groups; proficiency in providing information and referrals on a range of health topics; and shaping health messages to meet  cultural and linguistic needs of target populations.


ALL Core Trainings + 7 Health Modules = 1 Comprehensive Outreach Education Certificate


  • All trainings will be held via Zoom. 
  • Enrollment is open to CHWs and public health professionals who are employed by community health centers, hospitals or community based organizations doing some form of outreach education. 
  • No training replacements will be accepted. Participants must attend the full length of the training session. Participants and their employers will be held to CHEC’s training policies.
  • CHEC’s Policy Agreement must be read and acknowledged by both attendee and supervisor to complete the registration process.
  • Commitment to attend training and complete all required training assignments is expected.
  • Registration confirmation is valid only when attendee has received direct communication from a CHEC staff member verifying expectations have been met.
  • To complete the COEC program and receive a certificate, one must attend all CORE sessions, in addition to a choice of six health modules within three (3) consecutive cycles. 


All registrants must read the Course Catalogue and Policy agreement, and  CHEC Online learning guidelines prior to registering for a training.