Students in the Community Healthcare Worker program at New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) got a visit Nov. 5 from representatives of University Hospital who shared the role of community health workers (CHWs), what makes an effective CHW and University Hospital’s commitment to providing quality services to its patients. Executive Director of Community and Population Health Services Alyssa Lord, Community Health Worker Rev. Victor L. Algarin and Community Health Worker Alikah Green visited the students.
NCCTI is an accredited post-secondary career and technical institution that offers the following programs: Automotive Technician, Diesel Technician, Building Trades Specialist, Clinical Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Community Healthcare Worker, Culinary Arts Specialist and Business and Computer Technologies. NCCTI also operates a comprehensive Financial Opportunity Center and Bridges to Career Opportunities Program sponsored by the local and national Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) offices. For more information, call 973-824-6484, log onto newcommunitytech.edu or visit 274 South Orange Ave., Newark.