Enjoy the flexibility of this online certificate program while gaining the skills to become a non-medical health provider. Make a difference in your community by facilitating access to housing, food, education, employment, civil rights and health care resources.Learn how to evaluate a client’s needs and create a plan to address them, and explore HIPAA guidelines for client rights and confidentiality, required documentation and reporting, and safe boundaries for interpersonal relationships. Discover your advocacy role, how to develop community resources and partnerships, how to be sensitive to ethnic, cultural, religious and gender diversity, and case management strategies that will best serve your clients. Find out how to navigate the Nevada healthcare system and promote healthy living through nutrition and disease prevention. Understand the importance of time management and how to manage your own self-care with coping skills that reduce the stress of emotional attachment and help you debrief difficult cases. Requirements for this course include purchasing the e-textbook
for an extra fee of about $80, access to a computer with a reliable internet connection and the ability to spend 8-10 hours a week online completing assignments.