Fall 2021 Community Health Worker Peer/ Certified Peer Specialist Training Academy – Aug 27

Posted by Drexel University on August 3, 2021

Now accepting applications for the Drexel Community Health Worker/ Certified Peer Specialist Training Academy for young adults impacted by violence.

The Drexel University Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice is accepting applications for a PAID job training program for Philadelphia residents ages 18-24 with lived experience of violence to receive dual certification as Community Health Workers and Certified Peer Specialists. This program is a good fit for young adults interested in becoming healers and helpers in their communities and entering the human service or healthcare fields.

The basic requirements for eligibility are:

  • Philadelphia County Resident
  • ages 18-24
  • lived experience of violence or trauma
  • HS diploma or GED

*PARTICIPANT PAYMENT* is provided, and transportation assistance is available.  The deadline to apply is August 27, 2021.

The application form is available online here.  Feel free to email or call with questions at crc72@drexel.edu or 267-417-8527.

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