MiCHWA CHW Training Program (14-week course)

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities is partnering with the Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) to provide the Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance (MiCHWA) standardized curriculum for the State of Michigan. Upon successful completion, the student will receive a certificate from MiCHWA and GRCC. Competencies covered include:

  • CHW Role in Public Health & Health Systems
  • Organization and Resources
  • Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Teaching and Capacity-building Skills
  • Communication and Culture
  • Coordination, Documentation and Reporting
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Mental Health

Contact Information

Healthier Communities
Professional Development and Education
616.391.3310