Courses & Programs

Children's Behavioral Health Worker Field Experience

COURSE CODE: HSV 286

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: HTH104, HSV 140 with a grade of C or better

Students contract to complete a minimum of 125 hours working in a community based agency as a Therapeutic Mentor or Family Partner to meet the requirements for the Commuity Health Worker/Children's Behavioral Health Worker (CHW/CBHW) certification. The student will be under the supervision of an experienced Community Health Worker, and work with the behavioral health treatment team. The student does work that familiarizes him or her with concrete and practical examples of principles studied in class through readings or research. The focus of this course is developing skills with the Core Competencies required for the CHW/CBHW certification. Students keep logs of their activities, meet regularly with their faculty sponsors, write papers, and develop a portfolio documenting attainment of Core Competency skills. Prerequisites: HTH104, HSV 140 with a grade of C or better