SACHWA- Virtual CHW Monthly Meeting

April 29, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm

Monthly meeting where CHWs can provide updates on their work, ask for peer-to-peer consultation and support, share resources and learn about SACHWA projects.

To request zoom link, please send an email request to chw.nvca@gmail.com or mcornejo2@alamo.edu

Groundbreaking of the new Westside Education and Training Center.

April 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

About The Alamo Colleges Westside Education & Training Center (WETC)
Located in the heart of Edgewood Independent School District, the WETC was opened to provide education and services to the westside community. The new multi-use building will be capable of supporting an early college high school, college technical and academic programs and services for the community. The newly designed building was designed with flexibility in mind for future Smart Growth.

The event will be live streamed on the Alamo Colleges District’s social channels. Tune in to watch live. 

SACHWA Monthly Zoom Meeting

February 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am 11:00 am

Monthly meeting update. We will have the following guest speakers: EnrollSA, Maximus Texas Health Steps / Texas STAR / STAR+PLUS and University Health System’s Institute for Trauma-Informed Care.

To register, please email us at chw.nvca@gmail.com

Community Health Workers/Promotores Bexar County Summit

January 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Colleagues, SAVE the DATE- 12 of January 2021, from 3 pm to 5 pm.
The COVID-19 Community Response Coalition (CRC), Community Health Worker leaders in San Antonio, and Northwest Vista’s Community Health Worker faculty are partnering to host a summit meeting for all Community Health Workers (CHWs) working in Bexar County. The goal of this meeting is to bring together CHWs to create a supportive network to share lessons learned, best practices, key messages, and essential resources for community health workers and for the communities we serve. As we continue to develop strategies and collaborations to combat the current public health crisis posed by COVID-19, community health workers must continue to come together to strengthen our collective impact and to develop supportive peer-to-peer networks and alliances with other disciplines.

Please join us and come prepared to share ideas and to work together.

For questions about the event, please contact Guadalupe Cornejo, Community Health Instructor, Northwest Vista College/CHW Summit Partner at mcornejo2@alamo.edu

First Community Health Worker Summit of 2021

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-health-worker-summit-tickets-133864318781

The COVID-19 Community Response Coalition (CRC), Community Health Worker leaders in San Antonio, and Northwest Vista’s Community Health Worker faculty members are partnering to host a summit meeting for all Community Health Workers (CHWs) working in Bexar County. The goal of this meeting is to bring together CHWs to create a supportive network to share lessons learned, best practices, key messages, and essential resources for community health workers and for the communities we serve. As we continue to develop strategies and collaborations to combat the current public health crisis posed by COVID-19, community health workers must continue to come together to strengthen our collective impact and to develop a supportive peer-to-peer network and alliances with other disciplines to expand our reach and service delivery.

We are looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, January 12 from 3:00pm to 5:00 pm.

For questions about the event, please contact Guadalupe Cornejo, Community Health Instructor/Northwest Vista College at mcornejo2@alamo.edu

All you Need to Know About Becoming a CHW

Our colleague and Instructor at Northwest Vista College, Guadalupe, shared the link to a folder from today’s 2020 Career Pathways YES! Virtual Event hosted by Workforce Solutions Alamo. In this folder, you will find all you need to know about becoming a CHW. You will find the course schedule for Spring 2021, and for individuals seeking certification through Alamo College’s district’s continuing education department, you will find the fee schedule/course and you will also find a summary of the skills and competencies for community health workers.

To access the folder, click this link https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/189EO86DHVXF–KUu_NPUPS7LUb24FyZB?usp=sharing

For questions about the program at Northwest Vista College, feel free to contact faculty member Guadalupe Cornejo at mcornejo2@alamo.edu

Open Enrollment Deadline Reminder

Colleagues,

The open enrollment deadline is approaching, the last day to enroll for a health plan for 2021 is December 15th. Please ensure you, your family, friends, clients/friends are covered. To request an appointment you may call or schedule online.
Time is running out and appointments are filling up.