Community Health Aide Program Certification Board

The federally authorized Community Health Aide Program Certification Board (CHAPCB) was created in 1998 by the federal government and charged with formalizing the process for maintaining community health aides/practitioners, dental health aides and behavioral health aides/practitioners training and practice standards and policies.

As the governing board of the Community Health Aide, Dental Health Aide and Behavioral Health Aide programs, its function is to certify training centers and individual health aides at all levels of training. Members represent the Indian Health Service, State of Alaska, CHAP training, CHAP directors, medicine, dentistry, behavioral health and community health aides.


CHAP Certification Board Standards and Procedures

click here for CHAPCB Standards and Procedures, amended September 12, 2019


CHAP Certification Board Applications

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Future CHAP Certification Board meeting dates: 

February 12-13, 2020, deadline for accepting applications is February 5, 2020.

June 2-3, 2020, deadline for accepting applications is May 27, 2020.


click here for Behavioral Health Aide/Practitioner Applications

click here for Community Health Aide/Practitioner Applications

click here for Dental Health Aide Application

Approved Continuing Education

click here for CHAPCB Approved Courses

click here for CHAP Training Center Approved Courses

click here for CHAP Continuing Education Approval Request Form

click here for Continuing Education Guidelines for CHA/Ps

Community Health Aide Program Certification Board Members

CHAPCB Members

CHAPCB Newsletters

Current and past issues