Community Health Aide Program Certification Board

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The Community Health Aide Program Certification Board (CHAPCB) is federally authorized by Alaska Area Native Health Service and administered by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. The CHAPCB was created in 1998 by the federal government and charged with formalizing the process for maintaining community health aides/practitioners, dental health aides and behavioral health aides/practitioners training and practice standards and policies.

As the governing Board of the Community Health Aide, Dental Health Aide and Behavioral Health Aide programs, its function is to certify training centers and individual health aides at all levels of training.

The “Community Health Aide Program Certification Board Standards and Procedures” serve as the guiding program and certification document.

 

The next CHAP Certification Board meetings are scheduled for:

  • October 5-6, 2021.
  • Deadline for accepting applications is
    September 28, 2021. 

 

  • January 12-13, 2022.
  • Deadline for accepting applications is
    January 5, 2022. 

 

 

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CHAPCB Standards and Procedures

 

CHAP Certification Board Emergency Notice and Extension of Certificate

The Community Health Aide Certification Board would like to thank you, the Community Health Aides/Practitioners, Behavioral Health Aides/Practitioners and Dental Health Aides, for your commitment to providing outstanding care to your community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We recognize that these are unprecedented times. During this challenging period we want you to focus on your wellbeing and the health of your patients, families, and community. Therefore, the Certification Board will extend certificates set to expire under CB 2.50.100 (Expiration) between June 2020 and October 2021, including those which were previously extended and valid in accordance with a prior Temporary Emergency Notice and Extension Regarding Provider Certificates, are extended and further valid through and until January 31, 2022. This applies only to valid, unlapsed certificates and does not alter or effect the other conditions or scope of practice.

Community Health Practitioner credentials that expire between July 1, 2021 and January 31, 2022, are extended and valid through and until January 31, 2022. This is effective as of July 1, 2021, and applies only to otherwise valid, unlapsed Community Health Practitioner credentials.

For credentials previously set to expire between March 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, and for which a prior Temporary Emergency Notice and Extension Regarding Community Health Practitioner Credentials has been issued, the impacted credentials and all requirements for re-satisfaction of practitioner credentials are extended for an additional period through and until January 31, 2022. This is effective and applies only to otherwise valid, unlapsed Community Health Practitioner credentials;

Contact the CHAPCB office at 907-729-3624 or email: chapcb@anthc.org for questions.

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Community Health Aide Program Certification Board News

2021 CHAPCB Newsletter Vol 22 Issue 1 August

Issue highlights: June 2021 Certifications COVID-19 Information Resources CHAP Redesigned Website 2021 DHAT Graduation Board Member Updates Behavioral Health Update Summary of Board Actions

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