Assists individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conducts outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs.
This career is part of the Human Services cluster Family and Community Services pathway.
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