SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 8:54:33 AMCHW 151L Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHW 151LTitle:  OUTREACH EXPERIENCE  
Full Title:  Outreach Experience
Last Reviewed:2/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR7.50 Contact DHR131.25
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total140.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHW 51L

Catalog Description:
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Community Health Worker (CHW) students meet eight times during the semester for an hour-long seminar with their instructor, and spend at least 7.5 hours a week (total 120 hours) in supervised outreach activities in a Sonoma County health-related agency, organization, health center or program and the community it serves, practicing skills learned in Outreach Techniques and Strategies, CHW 151.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in CHW 151


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Community Health Worker (CHW) students meet eight times during the semester for an hour-long seminar with their instructor, and spend at least 7.5 hours a week (total 120 hours) in supervised outreach activities in a Sonoma County health-related agency, organization, health center or program and the community it serves, practicing skills learned in Outreach Techniques and Strategies, CHW 151.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in CHW 151
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate appropriate standards of CHW practice.
2. Conduct effective interviews with community members.
3. Make referrals to appropriate health-related resource.
4. Practice cultural self-awareness and humility in all aspects of community health outreach experience.
5. Describe traditional health beliefs and practices, and their relationship to effective community outreach work.
6. Analyze and discuss CHW encounters, focusing on standards of practice and analysis of skills and problem solving related to outreach experience.

Topics and Scope
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1.  CHW standards and scope of practice
    a. Ethical and effective CHW roles
    b. Core competencies and qualities
    c. Application to community health outreach
2.  Cultural Humility in the Outreach Setting
    a. Importance of cultural humility
    b. Defining and understanding culture
         i. Traditional health beliefs and practices
        ii. Cultural relativity
3.  Effective communication
    a. Cooperation and collaboration with supervisors
    b. Client-centered communication and information gathering
    c. Motivational interviewing
4.  Community Referrals and Resources
    a. Community strengths, challenges and issues
    b. Available and appropriate resources

Assignments:
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1. Identify, analyze and discuss roles, responsibilities, qualities and qualifications in CHW scope of practice.
2. Discuss concurrent readings and assignments from CHW 151 textbook, as they relate to practical outreach experience.
3. Complete and document 120 hours of outreach experience, via written work, and forms and guides distributed by instructor.
4. Compare and contrast individual health beliefs and practices with traditions in the community.
5. Submit written reflections, (8-12) on communications with supervisors, client interviews and intake experiences.
6. Practice, via role play scenarios and case studies, effective outreach techniques.
7. Complete 5 to 8 seminar assignments related to community outreach experience.
8. Meet with instructor and community supervisor (1-3 times) during semester to review accomplishments and identify areas for improvement.
9. Write a 2-3 page final paper about the community health outreach experience.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 15%
Journal, final paper, homework assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Role playing; outreach experience hours
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 45%
Instructor and supervisor evaluation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor-prepared materials
Foundations for Community Health Workers,  Berthold, Miller, Avila-Esparza, Wiley & Sons, 1st Ed., 2009

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