May 17 Deadline: $275K Grant

The University of Illinois Cancer Center invites you to watch a recorded informational webinar if you intend to apply for a grant of up to $275,000 to be a subcontractor and serve as a curriculum development and training collaborator to support the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Program.

Watch the webinar here.

May 17 is the deadline to apply for this “Community Health Worker Professional Development and Training Collaborator for Certification Program” opportunity.

RFP Details

The availability of comprehensive, high quality, and accessible training opportunities is critical to the certification program. The purpose of this RFP is for the Cancer Center, working under the direction and guidance of IDPH, to contract with a subcontractor to serve as a curriculum development and training collaborator. The selected subcontractor will produce the following deliverables:

  • Develop a CHW Refresher Course for work experience candidates for CHW certification.
  • Develop a CHW Instructor Training Course for instructors to teach in IDPH-certified CHW training programs.
  • Develop a CHW 101 Model Curriculum based on core competencies established by the IDPH in collaboration with the Illinois CHW Review Board and approved in the Program’s final administrative rules.
  • Contribute to the development of a model assessment of learners aligned with the CHW 101 Model Curriculum to be developed by the Cancer Center.

For more details, please view the RFP here or email Cancer Center Research Scientist Leslie Carnahan, PhD, ([email protected]) who is overseeing the project.

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