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. 

October 2019

Educational Opportunities

Title 
Training Program
Instructor

Dates
Time

Location
Language

Cost
CEUs

Registration 
Questions
Notes 

CDC Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke Series 
Dia de la Mujer Latina
Mercedes Cruz

10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20/2019 (All dates are required. However, makeup classes can be scheduled.)
9 am – 3 pm 

2630 West Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107
English

30 scholarships available from American Heart Association grant
30 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs (upon completion)

Email: HealthBridge4u@gmail.com 
Call or text Mercedes Cruz, CHWI at 817-495-1799
*Food, prizes, program t-shirt, blood pressure cuff and class materials provided. 

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November 2019 

Educational Opportunities
Title 
Training Program
Instructors

Date
Time
Method 
Location

DSHS-certified hours:
Non-certified hours:
Competencies 
Cost 
Language 
Registration 
Questions

Trauma Informed Care
University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston (UTSPH) and Austin Public Health
Stephanie T. Trevino, CHWI, CHW, CPST – Public Health Educator II- Austin Public Health; 
Deborah Duncan, MSSW, LMSW – Program Coordinator- Austin Public Health
November 1, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
In Person 
North YMCA, 1000 W. Rundberg Lane, Austin, TX 78758


Interpersonal 
Free
English
Register at the event website  
Email: stephanie.trevino@austintexas.gov 

Title
Training Program 
Instructors 

Start Date
Course Dates 
Time 
Method 
Location 


Cost 
Language 
CEUs  
To Register 
Contact 

CHW Certification Course 
South Coastal AHEC, CHW Training Site #47 
Juana Escareño, CHW Instructor #272 
Belinda Flores, RN, CHW Instructor #202
November 4, 2019
Monday and Wednesday 
6:00 – 9:00 pm (Evening Course)
In-Person 
Lower Rio Grande Valley AHEC
CHW Training Center
1212 E. Harrison #165, Harlingen, Texas 78550
$500 (Payment Plan Available)
English (Spanish Translation Available)
160 Hours DSHS Approved Course
Contact an instructor below.
Janie Escareño, CHW Instructor
Call 956-230-5144 or email juana.escareno@lrgvahec.com 
Belinda Flores, RN, BS, Director, South Coastal AHEC Region Training Center
Call 361-881-8133 or email floresb3@uthscsa.edu 

Course Title
Training Program
Date
Time
Location
CEUs
Cost 
Registration 
Contact 

Teen Vaping Awareness – Promotora Border Training 
South Texas Promotora Association, Inc. 
November 8, 2019 
9:00 am – 1:00 pm  
509 E Earling, San Juan, Texas 
4 Non-DSHS certified; 2 DSHS CEU will be available upon completion of of assignment.
$35 (2019 STPA Members) 
Limited to 30 attendees. Reserve your spot soon.
Email: stpaevents@outlook.com or call 956-222-4299 

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Last updated October 25, 2019