Community Health Aide Program Certification Board


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 meeting is scheduled for

  • June 2-3, 2021.
  • Deadline for accepting applications is May 26, 2021. 


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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 certification for all those Health Aides who have certificates expiring in either June 2020, October 2020 and January 2021. The extension will be 180 days from the date of your certificate expiration.

Community Health Practitioner credentials that expire between March 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 are extended for a period of 180 days from the date of credential expiration. This is effective as of March 1, 2020.

Contact the CHAPCB office at 907-729-3624 or email: for questions.

Please click on links for the notices:

Community Health Aide Program Certification Board News

2020 CHAPCB Newsletter Vol 21 Issue 1 May

Issue highlights: February 2020 Certifications Certification Extensions Board Membership ANTHC CHAP Medical Director Weekly COVID-19 Meeting

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