Arizona Administrative Code
Title 9 - HEALTH SERVICES
Chapter 16 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES - OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING
Article 8 - COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
Section R9-16-803 - Community Health Workers Trainer Qualifications

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 9-16-803

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

A. A certified CHW, who wishes to provide training and supervision to individuals who wish to obtain a CHW certification, shall:

1. Be 21 years of age or older;

2. Have at least:
a. A high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma and 250 hours providing training and instruction related to practices specified in R9-16-802(C) and (D) to individuals who wish to obtain a CHW certification;

b. A diploma in public health or other medical disciplines, including behavioral health, from an accredited college or university for which the individual received a degree, and 150 hours of providing training and instruction related to practices specified in R9-16-802(C) and (D) to individuals who wish to obtain a CHW certification; or

c. A diploma in public health or other medical disciplines, including behavioral health, from an accredited college or university for which the individual received a degree and provided training and instruction related to practices specified in R9-16-802(C) and (D) to individuals who wish to obtain a CHW certification including;
i. An associate's degree and 200 hours providing training and instruction;

ii. A bachelor's degree and 150 hours providing training and instruction;

iii. A master's degree and 100 hours providing training and instruction; or

iv. A doctorate's degree and 50 hours providing training and instruction;

3. Maintain documentation that demonstrates completion of the requirements in subsection (A)(2); and

4. Provide copy of documentation specified in subsection (A)(3) to individuals who wish to obtain a CHW certification for individuals to provide to the Department when completing an initial CHW application.

B. A certified CHW trainer who provides training and supervision to an individual seeking certification as a certified CHW shall:

1. Establish a record for each individual who receives training and supervision that includes:
a. The individual's name, home address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

b. A plan indicating the types of skills and number of hours allocated to the development of each skill that is expected to be completed;

c. A document listing each occurrence of training and supervision provided to an individual that includes:
i. Business name and address where training or supervision occurred,

ii. The date and time when a training or supervision started and ended,

iii. The types of knowledge and skills provided, and

iv. Notation explaining the individual's progress;

d. Documentation of evaluations provided to the individual during the time training or supervision was provided; and

e. Documentation of when training and supervision was terminated.

2. Maintain an individual's CHW records for at least two years after the last date the individual received training and supervision from the certified CHW trainer.

3. Provide individuals, who have completed training and supervision, a certificate that specifies:
a. The individual's first and last name;

b. The title of the training;

c. A description of the knowledge or types of skills provided;

d. The core competencies covered;

e. The number of classroom training hours attended;

f. The number of supervision hours provided, if applicable;

g. The individual's training score, whether pass or not pass;

h. The date the training was held or completed;

i. The name of the organization providing training and location; and

j. The CHW trainer's written name, signature, and date signed.

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