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About Ascend

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Ascend connects opportunity youth (aged 18 to 24 with a high school diploma/GED) to job training and career readiness resources that will lead to stable, sufficient employment in the healthcare field. Ascend also provides educational resources to youth on issues of health/wellness, family planning, financial literacy, and relationship management.

Our three-month program includes:

  • Monthly orientations, which include an overview of possible careers, options for job training, and professional development
  • Assistance in applying to/enrolling for job training through the local community colleges (Houston Community College, San Jacinto, Lone Star)
  • Weekly workshops and events to build job readiness, networking, and life skills
  • Job search assistance through Baylor College of Medicine and affiliated hospitals in the Texas Medical District
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Medical Careers

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Some of the medical careers that you can pursue include:

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • EKG
  • Medical Business Office Professional
  • Phlebotomy
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Eligibility

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Eligibility requirements include:

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • 18 to 24 years old
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To Apply

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Please bring your ID and your high school transcript or GED certificate to:

Baylor Teen Health Clinic
8111 Lawn St.
Houston, TX 77088

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Schedule an Appointment

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To schedule an appointment, call (281) 224 - 8876 or email Reginald Hatter at reginald.hatter@bcm.edu or Jasmine King at jasmine.king@bcm.edu