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.


 January 2021

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HPV Vaccination Project ECHO Community Health Worker Clinic 
Texas A&M University and American Cancer Society
Orientation- January 13, 2021
Session 1- January 27, 2020
Session 2- February 10, 2020
Session 3- February 24, 2020
Session 4- March 10, 2020
Session 5- March 24, 2020
Session 6- April 7, 2020
Session 7- April 21, 2020

Session 8- May 5, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:3O PM (CST)
Virtual via ZOOM
Free
English
12 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs ( 1.5-hour each session - Does not include Orientation)


Register at event website
Free
Tralisa Hall, HPVProjectECHO@cancer.org








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CHW Certification Course
West Texas AHEC
January 2021 - May 2021
Online
Distance Learning
160 hours for CHW certification (Communication Skills - 20, Interpersonal Skills - 20, Service Coordination Skills - 20, Capacity Building - 20, Advocacy Skills - 20, Teaching Skills - 20, Organizational Skills - 20, and Knowledge Base - 20)

English
Free, Scholarships available
Register at event website
Estela Salazar, CHW-I, Estela.Salazar@ttuhsc.edu, Phone: 806-743-1727 or Celeste Hoffman, CHW, celeste.hoffman@ttuhsc.edu


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Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Course
University of Houston – Honors College CHW Training Center

January 29, 2021 to May 14, 2021 – Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Virtual, live. Requires computer and internet to meet via Zoom.
$1,000.00 (scholarships and payments available)
English
160 hours


Register at course website
CHWI@uh.edu or visit the training program website

 February

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Community Health Worker Certification Course
Greater Houston Area Health Education Center
February 1, 2021 through May 10, 2021
Online

1 hour per week video conference, 10 hour per week self-study
$800.00 (payment plans available)
English
Alexander M. Reyna Jr. and Sandra Cooper
Register at course website
Alexander M. Reyna Jr., 713-592-6411 xt 14, alex.reyna@txaheceast.org

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Expanding Role of Promotores/Community Health Workers as Telehealth Community Navigators “Addressing COVID-19 Disparities”
Dia de La Mujer Latina, Inc. (DML) and the Intercultural Center for Health, Research, and Wellness
February 17-28, 2021
Online
Recording is available
Free for Certified Promotores/CHWs and CHW Instructors
English and Spanish
For registration and to be provided with the recording and additional resources, please email chwcovid@gmail.com
E-mail chwcovid@gmail.com

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Clinical Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification – Spring
Umemba Health, LLC
Starts March 2, 2021 (15 weeks)
Bi-weekly sessions 5:30-8:30 p.m. CST
Online/Virtual Instructor-Led Group Training
$800
English

160 DSHS-approved course
Register at course website
For any questions, e-mail quisha@umembahealth.com or call 512-609-0242

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CHW Certification Course
LW Pharmacy School
March 1, 2021 – June 10, 2021 (15 Weeks)

Distance Learning
$1000.00
English
160 hours
Register at course website
Karen Moore, k.moore@lwpschool.com, 903-295-5933 Ext. 1

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Health Equity Training for Community Health Workers

Empowering the Masses
March 25, 2021
3:00 p.m. C.S.T.
Distance Learning/Online via Zoom
Free
English
1.5 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors
Tammy Johnson
Register at course website
E-mail info@empoweringthemasses.org

March


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Last updated February 22, 2021