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AmeriCorps Community Opioid Response Program

The Colorado AmeriCorps Community Opioid Response Program (CORP) is a statewide initiative to support local communities that are implementing strategies to reduce the impact of opioid abuse. From Sept. 1, 2018, through Aug. 31, 2019, 12 AmeriCorps members will work with the six regional Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) and several partner organizations around Colorado. The work will be focused on counties hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.

What Our Members Are Saying...

Katie Lazar

I volunteer because I truly believe in the abilities of people to make a positive difference.

Central Colorado AHEC

Adams County

Central Colorado AHEC, AmeriCorps
2018-05-14T18:27:38+00:00

Central Colorado AHEC

Adams County

I volunteer because I truly believe in the abilities of people to make a positive difference.

Brody Montoya

When community members see service in action, they are empowered to help the community in their own ways, outside of the initial service event.

Central Colorado AHEC

Arapahoe County

Central Colorado AHEC, AmeriCorps
2018-05-14T18:30:58+00:00

Central Colorado AHEC

Arapahoe County

When community members see service in action, they are empowered to help the community in their own ways, outside of the initial service event.

Arianna Sherman

What called me to service for this AmeriCorps year is being able to find out what or how I can help and then growing with that into my future career.

South Western & Western Colorado AHECs

Mesa, Delta, Montrose, San Miguel, & Ouray Counties

Central Colorado AHEC, AmeriCorps
2018-05-14T18:38:05+00:00

South Western & Western Colorado AHECs

Mesa, Delta, Montrose, San Miguel, & Ouray Counties

What called me to service for this AmeriCorps year is being able to find out what or how I can help and then growing with that into my future career.

Deanna UliBarri-Crespin

I believe that acts of service can lead to social change because of experience, past or present. If something is not experienced, than a person will never know.

San Luis Valley AHEC

Alamosa County

Central Colorado AHEC, AmeriCorps
2018-05-14T18:39:02+00:00

San Luis Valley AHEC

Alamosa County

I believe that acts of service can lead to social change because of experience, past or present. If something is not experienced, than a person will never know.

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps VISTA

The Colorado AmeriCorps VISTA Community Opioid Response Program (CORP) is a statewide initiative to support local communities that are implementing strategies to reduce the impact of opioid abuse. In the 2018-2019 service year, 3 AmeriCorps VISTAs will work with partners of the Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) on capacity in local settings. The work will be focused on counties hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.

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The refresher courses help a  nurse, whose license has been inactive or expired for more than two years or who has not practiced nursing for a two-year period, get their license renewed as required by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

The Central Colorado AHEC Refresher course is an online “anytime, anywhere” program where the student directs and controls their own learning environment. The program is offered through the Central Colorado Area Health Education Center (AHEC) on BlackBoard and can be accessed from any computer with internet access. The course is sponsored and managed by the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence and the Central Colorado AHEC.

This program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing

The Health Careers Pre-Apprenticeship Program (HCPA) is a three-week training program aimed toward jump-starting healthcare careers for high school students!

Training includes individualized coaching and courses such as 21st Century Skills and Intro to Healthcare Culture.

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