CHW 101: Community Health Worker Fundamentals

Lecture Hours 3

Identifies the roles that Community Health Workers play in Hawai‘i and the broader public health system and introduces the attitudes, skills and knowledge of the profession.


Placement into ENG 100X.

Course Outcomes
  • Develop communication and interpersonal skills through interactions with fellow students, clients, and professionals in the community.
  • Develop professional skills and identify best practices for use with various populations and in diverse human service settings.
  • Use critical thinking, problem solving, and research skills to evaluate the social conditions of vulnerable populations and identify potential advocacy strategies.