BUILDING A WORKFORCE

Video on CHW’s Experience with Core Training

at the Institute for Education in Healthcare at Rhode Island College

Nicole White, 2018 graduate of RIC’s Core Competency CHW Training program, recounts her experience with fellow students and teachers. She remarks on how well the training matches and capitalizes on her interests and experiences helping people access healthcare resources. After the training, Nicole landed a CHW job at Care New England and now is part of the Community Compass RI program that addresses Social Determinants of Health issues of patients in the Emergency Room. Of RIC’s training program, Nicole says ‘They really set you up for success.'”