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10.68.02.00.htm 10.68.02.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 68 COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS Chapter 02 Community Health Worker Certification Training Programs Authority: Health-General Article, §13-3705, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.68.02.01.htm 10.68.02.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Accreditation” means the approval a community health worker certification training program receives when it has met all the requirements of this chapter.2) “Accredited community health worker certification training program” means a community health worker certification training program that has been accredited by the Maryland Department of Health.3) “Applicant” means a co
10.68.02.02.htm 10.68.02.02. 02 Application Procedures.. A. Accreditation Requirements.. 1) All CHW certification training programs shall be accredited by the Department.. 2) The accreditation shall be issued before an organization may offer a CHW certification training program.B. To obtain accreditation of a CHW certification training program, an organization shall:. 1) Obtain the CHW certification training program requirements and a program application from the Department;
10.68.02.03.htm 10.68.02.03. 03 Training Program Requirements.. A. A CHW certification training program shall:. 1) Provide a minimum of 100 hours of instruction;. 2) Verify successful completion of an additional supervised 40-hour practicum by a student;. 3) Employ a curriculum framework that incorporates, at a minimum, the following core competencies:. a) Advocacy and community capacity building skills;. b) Effective oral and written communication skills;. c) Cultural competency;.
10.68.02.04.htm 10.68.02.04. 04 Action on Application.. A. Application Review. Upon receipt of a completed application, the Department shall:. 1) Accept and review applications for accreditation of a CHW certification training program in accordance with a schedule established by the Department and made publicly available;2) Acknowledge receipt of an application within 10 calendar days after receiving the application;. 3) Act on an application within 60 calendar days after the training program
10.68.02.05.htm 10.68.02.05. 05 Expiration and Renewal.. A. Unless the Department suspends or revokes a CHW certification training program accreditation, the accreditation is effective for 3 years from the date issued.B. At least 90 calendar days before the accreditation expires, the Department shall send to the accredited CHW certification training program by electronic or first-class mail to the last known electronic or physical address a renewal notice that states:
10.68.02.06.htm 10.68.02.06. 06 Reinstatement of Accreditation Due to Nonrenewal.. A. The Department shall reinstate the accreditation of a CHW certification training program that has failed to renew their accreditation, if the program:1) Has not had the accreditation suspended or revoked;. 2) Applies to the Department for reinstatement of the accreditation before 2 years after the accreditation expires;3) Pays to the Department a renewal fee set by the Department in regulation; and.
10.68.02.07.htm 10.68.02.07. 07 Suspension or Revocation of Accreditation of a Training Program.. A. The Department may suspend or revoke the accreditation from any program which:. 1) No longer meets the requirements established under this chapter;. 2) Fails to submit in a timely manner:. a) Any information requested by the Department; or. b) Notification of curriculum modification;. 3) Falsifies training program information; or. 4) Fails to comply with applicable laws or regulations.. B. The Department shall p
10.68.02.9999.htm 10.68.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 30, 2019 (46:26 Md. R. 1166).
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