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Become a CHES

Study Groups

Disclaimer: NCHEC does not endorse specific review courses. This information is provided solely for your convenience. If you do not see a study review course listed for your area, you may want to contact the nearest college/university offering the CHES exam to inquire about a session. NCHEC depends on outside sources to inform us of study review courses. If you are aware of a study review course that is not listed here, please e-mail tthomas@nchec.org so that we can add the information to our list.

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AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, MI, MS, NE, NJ, NY, PA, SC TN, TX, UT, VA, WV

 

ALABAMA

University of Alabama
Contact Person:
Brian Gordon
Email: BGordon@ches.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-8366 or 1-888-207-0311

Special Note: Offers a 3-credit hour distance education course on how to prepare for the CHES exam.

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ARKANSAS

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Contact Person:
Barbara Hager
Email: blhager@ualr.edu
Phone: 501.661.2495

This course is currently offered as HSCI 4394 during Fall and Spring semesters. It is also offered to those who wish to study to take the CHES who are not students.

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CALIFORNIA

State University-Sacramento
Contact Person: Dr. Patty Woodward
Email: woodwardp@csus.edu
Phone: 916-278-7478

NEW REVIEW COURSE
A new CHES exam review course is being offered through Sacramento State Continuing Education. The course is 08W HE 600 01. Cost is $225. Call 916-278-6984 to register. Please note that the course requires the registration of 8 studies in order to be held.

This course is an overview of the competencies necessary for being a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Through a combination of text readings, group activities and self-study, students will gain an understanding of the CHES competencies in preparation for taking the CHES exam.

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CONNECTICUT

Southern Connecticut State University
Contact Person: Michael J. Perlin
Email: perlin@southernct.edu
Phone: 203.392.6954

Special Note: Review is usually offered 2 weeks prior to exam.

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

3P Strategies, Inc.
Contact Person: Ahmed Elmi
Email: aelmi@3pstrategies.com
Phone: 301-352-3277

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FLORIDA

University of North Florida
Contact Person: Sharon T. Wilburn, PhD, CHES
Email: swilburn@unf.edu
Phone: 904.620.1434

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GEORGIA

Emory University
Contact Person: Susan Butler
Email: sbut103@sph.emory.edu
Study Groups are held for the April Exam only, please contact for dates and times.

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IOWA

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MARYLAND

Maryland DHMH-Center for Cancer Surveillance and Control
Contact Person: Ahmed Elmi
Email: aelmi@dhmh.state.md.us
Phone: 410-767-0786

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MICHIGAN

Northern Michigan University
Contact Person: Mary Jane Tremethick
Email: mtremeth@nmu.edu
Phone: 906.227.1136

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MISSISSIPPI

Jackson State University
Contact Person: Dr. M. Shahbazi
Email: mohammad.shahbazi@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.368.2043

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NEBRASKA

University of Nebraska - Omaha
Contact Person: Dr. David Corbin
Email: dcorbin@unomaha.edu
Phone: 402-554-3237

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NEW JERSEY

The Green Group for Health Education Resources
Contact Person: Evelyn Green
Email: grnsldevelyn@aol.com
Phone: 215.424.3417

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KDG Consulting
Contact Person: Karen Denard Goldman, PhD, CHES
Email: kdgconsulting@verizon.net
Phone: 917-715-0928
Registration: http://www.kdgconsulting.net/resources/CHES

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NEW YORK

The Green Group for Health Education Resources
Contact Person: Evelyn Green
Email: grnsldevelyn@aol.com
Phone: 215.424.3417

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KDG Consulting
Contact Person: Karen Denard Goldman, PhD, CHES
Email: kdgconsulting@verizon.net
Phone: 917-715-0928
Registration: http://www.kdgconsulting.net/resources/CHES

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PENNSYLVANIA

The Green Group for Health Education Resources
St. Joseph's University - Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Evelyn Frierson, Program Coordinator
Email: Grnsldevelyn@aol.com
Phone: 215.424.3417

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SOUTH CAROLINA

CHES Study Session

American Cancer Society Board Room
128 Stonemark Lane
Columbia, SC 29201

Facilitators:
Megan Weis, MPH, CHES
Lillie Hall, MHS, MPH, CHES

Sponsored by: SCDHEC Office of Public Health Education
and the SC Association for the Advancement of Health Education (SCAAHE)

Additional Information:
Molly Hayes
SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control
Health Services Management
Administrative Coordinator for:
Public Health Preparedness
Public Health Education
HAYESMH@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-0905 (Office)
803-898-0557 (Fax)

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TENNESSEE

Middle Tennessee State University
Contact Person: Andrew Owusu
Email: aowusu@mtsu.edu
Phone: 615.898.2811

Special Note: This one-hour review class is offered for the Spring exam only.

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TEXAS

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UTAH

Weber State University
Contact Person: Gordon B. James
Email: molpin@weber.edu
Phone: 801.626.6485

Special Note:Review is part of Senior Seminar Course, offered to university students ONLY.

Two Saturdays prior to April Exam 9 am to 2 pm a study group will be held at the University of Utah, Annex Building, room 2120. Participants must have the CHES Study Guide from NCHEC. To register, please contact Jo Diver at (801) 581-8114 or via e-mail: jo.diver@health.utah.edu. The instructor will be Jason Gillman. He can be reached at (801) 957-4703 or jason.gillman@slcc.edu.

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VIRGINIA

3PStrategies, Inc.
Contact Person: Ahmed Elmi, MPH, CHES
Email: aelmi@3pstrategies.com
Phone: 202-415-0327

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WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia University
Contact Person: Ruth Kershner, EdD, RN, CHES
Email: rkershner@hsc.wvu.edu
Phone: 800.2Learn2 (800.253.2762)

Registration Website: www.elearn.wvu.edu/Continuing/CHES.htm

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