SHICK Initial Training Requirements

So You want to be a SHICK Counselor

Please following the instructions and information in the list below to learn more about becoming a SHICK counselor/volunteer. Click on the blue hyperlinks for more information.

  1. Learn more about the SHICKSMP and MIPPA programs by viewing program websites
  2. Complete a SHICK Volunteer Partner Application (required for all applicants for initial training)
  3. Complete the application and return to the local SHICK coordinator (find your local coordinator)
  4. Coordinator will schedule and conduct an interview for suitability

  • After a Successful Interview

  • Pre-Training Requirements

  • SHICK Medicare Pre-Training Courses

  • SHIP Technical Assistance Center Registration

  • Using the Online Counselor Certification Tool to take the SHICK Medicare Exams

  • SMP Resource Center Registration - SMP Foundations Training

  • Completing the SMP Foundations Training

  • In-Person Course 4 - Basic Training

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SHICK Course 2 Initial Pre-Training WorkbookPDF8.77 MB14 Apr, 2021 Download
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