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ICC's Corporate and Community Education department offers many events to the public. Take advantage of opportunities to learn about our programs, meet professionals in your field, participate in career planning workshops, and more.

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Monday, October 2, 2023
Community Health Worker

Community Health Workers (CHW) are important frontline public health workers who are trusted memberd of or have an unusually close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the worker to serve as a liaison between health, social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. A community health worker also builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy. Are you ready to improve access to care by building bridges between health and social services to the community?

If so, this program is for you. Join ICC Corporate and Community Education for this 6 week certification course, held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Included is 12 sessions of online instruction, and depending on experience a 2 week internship at a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center may be assigned.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Cannabis Dispensary Operations Course

Do you see yourself working in the field of cannabis? Opportunities are everywhere in this new and constantly growing industry! To work in cannabis, you need to know basic plant science, patient & product navigation, laws, and regulations. In addition to basic operations, this course focuses on supply chain and inventory management.

What sets this program apart from other cannabis dispensary programs? GPEAK badges! GPEAK stands for Greater Peoria Essential Skills, Ability and Knowledge and was developed by Greater Peoria leaders to provide training in the essential skills they want to see from employees. GPEAK activities aligned with the objectives of this course will provide you with essential skills in teambuilding and conflict management, problem solving and accountability, and decision making. At the end of the course, you will be badged in the above-mentioned skills. 

In this 5-session course, you will learn the following in a team centered, in person, interactive cohort:
•    Cannabis plant basics and products available
•    History, myths, and stigmas of cannabis
•    Laws, regulations, and operations pertaining to a cannabis dispensary
•    Cannabis supply chain and inventory management
•    Dispensary customer service and pathways into the cannabis industry

Registration fee will be waived if learners attend all 5 nights of the course.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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