SRJC Course Outlines

9/16/2019 3:10:07 PMCHW 151 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHW 151Title:  OUTREACH TECH/STRATEGIES  
Full Title:  Outreach Techniques and Strategies
Last Reviewed:2/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total 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 51

Catalog Description:
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This course will provide core competencies for Community Health Workers (CHWs) to become compassionate providers to people of all backgrounds.  Focus will include improving CHW cultural effectiveness, increasing ethical and self-awareness, identifying CHW scope of practice, promoting health behavior change, conducting client interviews, managing cases, and preparing for home visiting.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion CHW 150 and Concurrent Enrollment in CHW 151L.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will provide core competencies for Community Health Workers (CHWs) to become compassionate providers to people of all backgrounds.  Focus will include improving CHW cultural effectiveness, increasing ethical and self-awareness, identifying CHW scope of practice, promoting health behavior change, conducting client interviews, managing cases, and preparing for home visiting.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion CHW 150 and Concurrent Enrollment in CHW 151L.
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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify, analyze, and apply models for practicing cultural humility and conducting client
    centered interviews.
2. Explain how to build capacity as a culturally effective CHW.
3. Describe code of ethics for CHWs.
4. Identify and apply activities that will increase CHW self-awareness.
5. Differentiate the scope of practice of Community Health Works from that of other members of
    the health care team.
6. Conduct client interviews.
7. Demonstrate client-centered counseling for health behavior change.
8. Identify the steps for providing care coordination services.
9. Discuss common challenges related to home visiting.

Topics and Scope
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I. Defining and Practicing Cultural Responsibility
    A. Why practicing cultural responsibility is so important
    B. The culturally diverse context for community health work
    C. Defining and understanding culture
    D. Building cultural self-awareness
    E. Building capacity as culturally effective CHWs
    F. Understanding cultural health beliefs
    G. Roles and responsibilities of culturally effective CHWs
II. Guiding Principles for Working with Individual Clients
    A. Ethical guidelines for CHWs
         1. Defining ethics
         2. Common ethical challenges
         3. Ethics and the law
              i. Code of ethics for CHWs
              ii. Purpose of code of ethics
              iii. Establishing and maintaining professional boundaries
              iv. Developing a framework for ethical decision making
    B. Self-awareness
         1. The importance of self-awareness
         2. Self-evaluation
         3. Enhancing self-awareness
    C. Scope of Practice
         1. What competencies lie within the CHW scope of practice?
         2. Consequences of working outside the scope of practice
         3. What to do when uncertain about own scope of practice
    D. Understanding Behavior Change
         1.  Common health behaviors people try to change
         2.  CHW's experience with behavior change
         3.  Factors that complicate behavior change
         4.  Common mistakes in attempting to facilitate behavior change
III. Conducting Initial Client Interviews
    A. Overview of client interviewing
    B. Beginning an interview
    C. Middle of the interview
    D. End of the interview process
    E. Documenting client interviews
IV. Client-Centered Counseling for Health Behavior Change
    A. Overview of client-centered counseling for behavior change
    B. Overview of counseling concepts
    C. Developing a behavior change plan
    D. Knowledge and skills for client-centered behavior change counseling
         1. Using a bubble chart
         2. Harm-reduction and risk-reduction counseling
         3. Motivational interviewing
         4. Stages of change theory
         5. Open-ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening and Summarizing (OARS)
    E. Common challenges to client-centered counseling
    F. Documenting CHW work
    G. Working with supervisors
    H. Self-awareness and self-assessment
    I. Creating a professional development plan
V. Case Management
    A. Defining case management
    B. Basic case management concepts
    C. Developing case management plans
    D. Additional techniques for effective case management
    E. Common case management challenges
    F. Identifying community resources and providing referrals
    G. Organizing and documenting CHW work
    H. Participating in case conferences

Assignments:
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1. Readings from textbook, 10-40 pages each week
2. Instructor-assigned readings, 10-15 pages each week
3. Complete 6-8 Chapter Reviews from designated chapters in text
4. Chapter Quizzes (2-4); final exam
5. In class demonstrate through role play and small group activities: cultural humility skills;
    scope of practice boundaries; ethical decision making; interviewing skills;
    client-centered behavior change counseling skills; care coordination
6. Complete one care coordination plan and present to class
7. Instructor/supervisor evaluation of student

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
30 - 50%
Written homework, care coordination report
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 15%
Care coordination plan, interviewing and presentation in class
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 15%
Role playing, scope of practice during home visits, small group activities
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 30%
Quizzes, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 35%
Attendance, participation, instructor/supervisor evaluations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Foundations for Community Health Workers. 2nd ed. Berthold, Timothy. Jossey-Bass Public Health. 2016

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