The certificate prepares individuals to coordinate resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide basic services such as first aid and blood pressure screening.
Subject to change without notification.
The student must apply for general college admission to Otero Junior College. Applying to Otero is free and can be completed online at: www.otero.edu/apply_Otero.aspx.
In addition the student is required to
1. Be a graduate of an accredited high school or equivalent.
2. Complete a background check and drug screen:
a. Practicum facilities require students to complete a drug screen prior to participating in field experience. This will be arranged through the college. Please plan to follow the procedures promptly when notified.
b. Students are required to take and pass the background check available at this web site address: cccs.certifiedbackground.com
Note: The cost of the background check and drug screen is the responsibility of the students and is in addition to the cost of tuition and fees.
Community Health Worker Certificate