• 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-Instructors

A Community Health Worker Instructor is an individual approved by the department to provide instruction and training in one or more core competencies to promotores or community health workers.

Community Health Worker Instructor Certification

  • Requirements for Initial CHW Instructor certification as a CHW Instructor of Promotor (a) or Community Health Worker
  • Initial Application for certification as a Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker 

Community Health Worker Instructor Renewals

  • Renewal requirements for certification as a CHW Instructor of Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker.  
  • Renewal Applications
  • Expiration/re-apply information

Training Programs & Certification Courses

  • Information on training programs approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) who provide certification training for CHW Instructors

Continuing Education Opportunities (CEUs)

  • Information on training opportunity for continuing education units (CEUs) for CHW Instructors provided by certified training programs approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). 

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Last updated April 16, 2018