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Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren

Healthcare Training Info Session

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Healthcare Training Info Session
Healthcare Training Info Session

Time & Location

Dec 07, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, 499 W Main St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, USA

About the event

Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren is offering a free 12-week training program for individuals interested in a career as a community healthcare worker, with a focus on behavioral health.  

This training program will help jobseekers gain two in-demand healthcare credentials and be prepared for a new career in healthcare.   

Graduates of this program will be equipped to build a stronger connection to mental health resources, distribute health resources and information, and help create safer, healthier communities. Training is available to you at no cost! 

Eligibility requirements:

  • 18 years or older 
  • Currently reside in Benton Harbor (49022) 
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED 
  • Must have a clean criminal background 

Here's what you can expect:

The 12-week training program is divided into two parts: 

Part 1: Community Healthcare Worker training 

This portion of the training is two days a week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, for 8 weeks. It also includes a 40-hour internship at a local healthcare organization. 

Part 2: Behavioral Healthcare training 

This portion of the training is a 4-day a week commitment, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM for 4 weeks.

How to get started:

  • Register for one of the two information sessions taking place on December 7 at miworks.org/events
  • 12/7 from 10-11 AM
  • 12/7 from 2-3 PM
  • Apply for the program by December 21

To learn more or to apply for the training program, contact:

LaRon Harris 

HarrisL@miworks.org 

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