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The Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance (MiCHWA), in collaboration with Everyday Life Consulting is providing MiCHWA Community Health Worker (CHW) training in Bay C...
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Community Health Workers play a key role in building individual, organization and community capacity by addressing the social determinants of health. Everyday Life Consultants are experts in Community Health Workers, Clinical-Community Linkages, and much more. In addition to our consulting, we are proud to provide start up administrative support to the Rural Community Health Worker Network; a newly formed nonprofit organization. RCHWN filed it’s tax exempt 501c3 status in August of 2018 with the launch of its Community Outreach Resource Extension (C.O.R.E.) Project.  RCHWN received their 501c3 status in March 2019,we are thankful to all of our partners. 

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Rural Community Health Worker Network

Join Now -$25

In April of 2018, we created the RCHWN with gracious sponsors and only 5 members. By the end of 2018, our network has grown to over 60 members. In 2019, we welcome you to renew or invite others to join the Rural Community Health Worker Network (RCHWN) where networking, supporting and education are everything! Your $25 annual membership includes access to a closed Facebook community of only CHWs, monthly professional development opportunities for continuing education credits, quarterly in person events with expert guest speakers, access to a CHW only retreat and an opportunity to win a scholarship to a CHW State or National conference. Please complete the form below or one that has been emailed to you. The membership fee can be paid either my mailing a check to RCHWN, PO Box 563, Beaverton, MI 48612 or by clicking on the add to cart link below. Once you have joined, please use this link to access our private group https://www.facebook.com/groups/431168140658781/.We have many great new opportunities in store for 2019 and cannot wait to connect.



Community Health Worker Training

Community Health Workers are the key to success. Everyday Life supports CHWs in the completion of core competency standards. *Michigan does not currently have a state certification, however completion of core competencies are supported by stakeholders as the first step toward a state certification. 

Social Determinants of Health

The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels.

Community-Clinical Linkage

Experts in tri-sector partnership, linking and bridging the gaps between individuals, employers and the Health and Human Serivces Organizations.

Change Management & Lean Process Improvement 

Health and Human Service Organizations are evolving and change is not easy for every organization. Our consultants can help your staff and community work through change in a productive way.

With a focus on building individual, organization and community capacity, our team is committed to strengthen and build strategic partnerships across sectors to improve health conditions across our state. Everyday Life brings a unique background of experience and expertise which will provide an opportunity to work with health and human service organizations in addition to employers in Michigan to align and build upon promising practices. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to; tri-sector partnerships, social determinants of health, Community Health Workers, Mental Health First Aid, community-clinical linkages, change management and community systems integration.



New Hybrid Schedule Option 

Community Health Worker (CHW) Certificate Training

Everyday Life Consulting has partnered with the Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance (MiCHWA) standardized curriculum and training program for the State of Michigan. Upon completion, the student receives a certificate MiCHWA and is MiCHWA-Certified.


Shannon Lijewski

Everyday Life Consulting

Andrea Kotzer-Burton


Upcoming Training Location Options

We are currently registering for the following dates. If your organization is interested in hosting a customized training, please call or email.

Bay City, MI (Hybrid Training) 

In Person Location Bay City, MI

1/29, 1/30, 1/31, 2/26, 2/27, 2/28 


Online Portion 

2/4, 2/5, 2/11, 2/12, 2/18, 2/19

Class  Time: 8 am- 5 pm



Mount Pleasant,MI (In Person)

In Person Location Mount Pleasant, MI

 April 14th – May 20th

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Class Time: 8 am – 5 pm  




Customized Training for Your Staff 

Need CHW Training, but cannot travel?

We can customize the training schedule and location to meet your organization’s needs



Training materials are included and textbooks are available through our lending library or you may purchase one by adding to your cart.  Funding may be available for qualified individuals through you local MI Works. 

Training Cost






CHW Tuition $1,130.00 USDOptional Book Purchase $85.00 USDCHW Tuition Plus Book $1,215.00 USD


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  • January Hybrid Bay City, MI (Location TBD)

  • April Mount Pleasant, MI (Location TBD)

  • I am interested in hosting a training for my staff

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