Community Health Workers - Training and Certification Advisory Committee

What is the Advisory Committee?

The Promotor(a)/Community Health Worker (CHW) Training and Certification Advisory Committee is charged with the responsibility of advising the Executive Commissioner of HHSC concerning rules to implement standards adopted under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 48, relating to the training and regulation of persons working as promotores(as) or community health workers. The committee may review applications from sponsoring organizations or training programs and recommend certification to the department if program requirements are met. Additionally, the committee shall carry out any other tasks given to the committee by the Executive Commissioner of HHSC.

Committee membership includes four certified promotores(a) or CHWs, two members of the public, two professionals who work with CHWs in a community setting, and a member from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or a higher education faculty member who has teaching experience in community health, public health, or adult education and has trained CHWs.

View the current Advisory Committee Roster.


2017 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS SCHEDULE, AGENDA & MINUTES:

*All meetings take place from 10:00 -12:30 CT in-person or via webinar

Friday, January 27, 2017 / Agenda / Minutes

Friday, March 24, 2017 / Agenda / Minutes

Friday, May 19, 2017 / Agenda / Minutes

Friday, July 28, 2017 / Agenda / Minutes

Friday, September 29, 2017/ Agenda / Minutes

Friday, November 17, 2017/ Agenda / Minutes

2016 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS SCHEDULE, AGENDA & MINUTES:

Friday, January 29, 2016AgendaMinutes

Friday, March 11, 2016 Agenda / Minutes

Friday, May 20, 2016 Agenda / Minutes

Friday, July 29, 2016 Agenda / Minutes - CHW Summation of Medicaid Research (Presentation-pdf.)

Friday, September 23, 2016/ Agenda / Minutes

Friday, November 18, 2016/ Agenda / Minutes

 

2015 ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS DATES

Friday, January 30, 2015 /Agenda / Minutes

Friday, March 27, 2015 /Agenda / Minutes

Friday, May 29, 2015 /Agenda / Minutes

Friday, July 31, 2015 /Agenda / Minutes

Friday, September 25, 2015/Agenda / Minutes

Friday, November 20, 2015/Agenda / Minutes

 

External links to other sites are intended to be information and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.  For information about the Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program please email chw@dshs.texas.gov.  For information regarding Maternal and Child Health(MCH) in Texas, please email TitleV@dshs.state.tx.us or call (512) 776-7373.  


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Last updated July 21, 2017