Education Calendar

Below is a list of educational opportunities for certification and continuing education for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and CHW Instructors. Courses are certified by DSHS.  Sign up for Email Updates.

March 2020  

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Know Your Rights Workshop 
Texas AHEC East DFW Region
Presented by: DFW-CHW Association, Proyecto Inmigrante, and NALEO’s Hazme Contar
Learn how to prepare communities about local immigration resources and the 2020 Census.
March 20, 2020
1:00 – 4:00 PM
Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204
Free
English
3 hours (2 DSHS certified CEUs, 1 non-certified CEU)
Register at event website
info@tapchw.org 
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CDC Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke Series
Dia de la Mujer Latina
Evening classes – 3/24, 3/26, 4/7, 4/9, 4/21, 5/5, 5/19 and 5/21
(All dates are required. However, makeup classes can be scheduled.)
5:30 – 8:30 PM
2630 West Freeway, Fort Worth Texas 76107
30 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs (upon completion)
30 scholarships available from American Heart Association grant 
(Food, CPR kit, t-shirt, prizes, blood pressure cuff, and class material provided.)
English
Email HealthBridge4u@gmail.com 
Call or text Mercedes Cruz, CHWI at 817-495-1799


April 2020  

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Migrant Health Education Resources Workshop 
Texas Department of State Health Services Region 1
Medicaid and the Families You Serve - A Panel, Apps & Social Media,
Folk Medicine in Diverse Cultural Settings, Secondary Trauma/Caregiver Fatigue
April 16, 2020
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 
In person
Texas Agrilife Research Center, 1102 East FM 1294,  Lubbock, TX 79403 
Free
4.5 DSHS-certified continuing education hours for CHWs, 1 Non-certified  
English
Register at event website
VeronicaDeLaCruz@dshs.texas.gov or 806-783-6409
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9th Annual Expanding the Role of Promotores/CHW Conference
Behavioral Health Navigation
April 24-25, 2020
The Fountain of Praise LifeCenter
14075 S. Main Street, Houston, TX 77035
$50 each day  
April 24 – 8 CEUs - Mental Health First Aid 
April 25 – 4 CEUs - Behavioral Health in a Multicultural Environment 
CHWs as Behavioral Health Navigators (training in Spanish)
Email Nelly at txpchw2011@gmail.com  
Email Nelly at txpchw2011@gmail.com  

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May 2020

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Trust in Health II: Resiliency, Capacity, and Trust 
University of Houston – Honors College CHW Training Center 
May 9, 2020 
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

University of Houston, Main Campus, 4849 Calhoun St., Houston, TX 77204
In-person 
TBD
$15 (early registration 2/3/20 to 3/27/20)
English
Register at event website.
CHWI@uh.edu 


July 2020

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6th Annual Northeast Texas CHW Conference: "Building Bridges for Better Community Health"  
July 16-17, 2020 
In person
Tyler Junior College West Campus: 1530 S SW Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701 
To be determined.
English
Coming soon. Save the Date.
northeasttxchwcoal@gmail.com 


August 2020 

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“SOY UNICA” South Texas Women’s Border Conference 
South Texas Promotor(a) Association, Inc.
August 22, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Continental breakfast and lunch are included.) 
402 Scobey Avenue, Donna, TX 78537 (Hidalgo County)
4 DSHS-certified CEUs 
3 Non-DSHS certified CEUs  
English/Spanish 
$50 Non-STPA Members/$20 Current STPA Members 
(Conference t-shirt will be given to the first 50 participants paid before August 1, 2020.) 
Register by email at stpaevents@outlook.com  
Registration Deadline: August 1, 2020
956-222-4299 (after 5:00 p.m.)  

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Last updated March 6, 2020