• Contact Us

    For CHW certification questions:
    (512) 776-2570; or
    (512) 776-2624

    For Instructor or Training Program certification questions:
    (512) 776-3860; or
    (512) 776-2208

    Email questions:
    Email the CHW program

    Fax: (512) 776-7555

    Mailing address:
    Texas Department of State Health Services
    P.O. Box 149347, MC1945                                                                                          
    Attn: CHW Training and Certification Program
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

CHW Instructor Continuing Education

DSHS-certified Continuing Education Courses (CEUs) for Instructors of CHWs

What is a DSHS certified CEU?

  • A DSHS certified CEU must meet three factors; The training program, the curricula and the instructor must be certified by the Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program
  • CEUs are available face to face or distance/online depending on the CHW training program offering the course.

Contact the Community Health Work Training Programs for up-coming instructor courses in your area.  A complete list of CHW and Instructor Training Programs can be found under Training Sites on the main page..

Scroll down for courses available anytime online.

Online Instructor CEUs – Self-paced, Available On-Demand

CCHD’s National Community Health Worker Training Center, Texas A&M School of Public Health


Title: Helping older adults change their health behaviors to prevent falls

and related injuries: Health Behavior Change Theories

Cost: Free               

Language: English and Spanish sections

CEUs: 5 DSHS-certified Instructor CEUs

Registration/Contact information: http://nchwtc.tamhsc.edu/fall-prevention-curriculum/CHW-Training@tamhsc.edu ; Katharine Nimmons, 979/436-9364 or knimmons@srph.tamhsc.edu

Title: Training CHW Instructors to Deliver Cancer Survivorship Education to CHWs
Cost: Free
Language: English and Spanish
CEUs: 8 DSHS-certified Instructor CEUs (Competencies: Knowledge Base, Teaching, Communication)
Registration/Contact information: register at http://moodle.tamhsc.edu; email chw-training@tamhsc.edu or call (979) 436-9360



Last updated June 1, 2018