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CAREERSOURCE PALM BEACH COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE WORKER REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS REVIEW

CareerSource Palm Beach County (CareerSource) is accepting written proposals for Community Healthcare Worker (CHW) training and certification in accordance with the Florida CHW guidelines.

The CHW training course requires 30 hours of training in community health services, motivational interviewing, simulation lab experience and medical terminology.

Candidates for the CHW training course must have a high school diploma/general equivalency degree (GED) or higher and basic medical knowledge. Active healthcare professionals and allied health personnel are required to be current with license- mandated CEU’s.

The CHW training course is designed to create a position that serves as a liaison between medical facilities, physician offices and other community health organizations that enhance patient/client continuity of care and adherence to prescribed medical regimes.

CHW Training Course Program Requirements

In accordance with the Florida Certification Board’s requirements for certification, the CHW training course must include the following topics and hours.

 

TITLE OF TRAINING TRAINING HOURS DOCUMENTATION ATTACHED
TRAINING TOPIC: COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION
Communication & Motivational Interviewing 3 certificate of completion
Working in Teams- Effective Team Communication Strategies 1 certificate of completion
TRAINING TOPIC: RESOURCES
Understanding Barriers to Health & Community Resources 1 certificate of completion
Skills to Increase Resource Capacity 2 certificate of completion
Cultural Competence- Managing Personal Bias 3 certificate of completion
TRAINING TOPIC: ADVOCACY
Working in Teams- Skills to Advocate for Patient/Client Needs 1 certificate of completion
Patient Advocacy 3 certificate of completion
TRAINING TOPIC: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH
Understanding of US HealthCare Delivery System 1 certificate of completion
Basic Health Knowledge- Primary Risk Factors & Prevention 2 certificate of completion
Universal Precautions 1 certificate of completion
TRAINING TOPIC: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
Overview of CHW Care Coordination-Scope of Service 2 certificate of completion
Professional Responsibility HIPAA & Patient Privacy 3 certificate of completion
Working in Teams- CHW Role in Service Delivery 1 certificate of completion
TRAINING TOPIC: TOPICS RELATED TO CCHW DOMAINS
Strategies for Behavior Change & Goal Setting-Practical Experience 3 certificate of completion
Effective Conflict Resolution Skills & Change Talk-Practical Experience 3 certificate of completion
Total 30

 

Additional training required to be provided:

"Level I" and "Level II" Alzheimer’s Training (4 hours each) shall at a minimum include the following, and more as requested by CareerSource:

  • Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Communicating with persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Environmental triggers
  • Ethical issues surrounding the care and treatment of people with Alzheimer's disease.
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Behavior management
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
  • Therapeutic activities
  • Family Issues
  • Stress management for caregivers
  • Medical information regarding Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Current treatments and research

Please submit your proposal for a minimum of 2 CHW training and "Level I" and "Level II" Alzheimer’s Training classes up to a maximum of 20 students for a continuous 12-month period/1 year, a detailed budget including all costs for materials, instructor fees, location of classes and others expenses as required. Proposals shall be submitted no later than midnight EDT, July 13, 2018 via email to Julia Dattolo, VP, Business Services at: jdattolo@careersourcepbc.com. Career Source shall not be responsible for failed receipt or transmission of proposals.

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3400 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

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