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    Email: chw@dshs.texas.gov 

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    Mailing Address
    Texas Department of State Health Services 
    P.O. Box 149347, MC 1945 
    Attn: CHW Training and Certification Program
    Austin, TX 78714-9347 

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.

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June 2019 

Educational Opportunities
Title 
Training Program 
Date
Methology

Location
CEUs
Cost
Language
Registration
Questions

Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Course
Longview LW Pharmacy School 
June 3, 2019 to September 13, 2019 
Online/Distance Learning
913 W Loop 281 #104 Longview, TX 75604
160 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs 
$1000.00 (tuition assistance available for those who qualify)
English
Karen Moore   Phone: 903-295-5933   Email: k.moore@lwpschool.com
Karen Moore   Phone: 903-295-5933   Email: k.moore@lwpschool.com 
Title
Training Program
Date
Time

Location
CEUs
Cost
Language
Registration

Questions 

Tobacco Cessation for CHW Instructors (morning) and CHWs (afternoon) 
National Community Health Center 
June 7, 2019 
9:00 am – Noon for CHWIs and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for CHWs
Tarrant County Health Department , 1101 S Main street, Baker Room, Fort Worth, TX 76104
3 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWIs 
Free
English only (limited seating)

Email: HealthBridge4u@gmail.com or 
Website: Tobacco Cessation for Instructors or Tobacco Cessation for CHWs
Call Mercedes Cruz, CHWI at 817-495-1799
*Food and door prizes provided.

Title

Training Program 
Instructors
Date
Time
Location
CEUs
Cost

Language
Registration


Questions

Trust in Health: Building, Sustaining, and Deserving  
University of Houston – Honors College CHW training center #60
Donaji Stelzig #94; Giovanna Castro #323 and guest instructors
June 8, 2019
10:00 am – 2:30 pm
University of Houston – Student Center South, 4455 University Dr., Houston, TX 77204
4.0 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs
Free, lunch included.
Parking will be $5 for the entire day. (Welcome Center garage is at 4400 University Dr.)
English
Pre-register at the University of Houston Honors College Trust in Health.
You will receive a confirmation email.
Space is limited. First come, first serve basis. 
CHWI@uh.edu
Title
Training Program 
Date
Time

Location
CEUs
Cost
Language
Registration
Questions 

Tobacco Cessation for CHWI and CHW
National Community Health Center 
June 8, 2019
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Parkland Injury Prevention, Tokyo Room 2nd Floor, 6300 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75235
3 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWIs and CHW
Free
English only (limited seating)
Email: HealthBridge4u@gmail.com or Website: Tobacco Cessation for CHWI and CHW
Call Mercedes Cruz, CHWI at 817-495-1799

*Food and door prizes provided.

Title
Training Program 
Date
Time

Location
CEUs
Cost
Language
Registration
Questions 

Life Span Development
West Texas Area Health Education Center
June 14-30, 2019   **Note: Training is limited to 30 participants.
At your own pace. Training will be available for only the two-week period mentioned above.
Online
1 DSHS-certified CEU for CHWs
Free
English 
www.westtexasahec.org/CHWOnlineRegistration.html 
Frances Quintero   Phone: 806-743-3644  Email: CHWBridge@ttuhsc.edu 
Title
Training Program 
Date
Time

Location
CEUs
Cost


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Registration & 
Questions 

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Self-Management Education and Support 
Gateway Community Health Center, Inc.
June 19-20, 2019
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Gateway Community Health Center, 1515 Pappas Street, Laredo, TX 78041
14 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors
Early Registration - $225, Late Registration $275
(Fee includes: facilitator & participant guides in English and Spanish, light breakfast & lunch)
*Registration deadline is June 10th
English

Call 956-718-6226 or 956-523-3669 
Title
Training Program 
Date
Time

Location
CEUs
Cost
Language
Registration
Questions 

Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke  
Dia de la Mujer Latina
June 22, 2019
10 am – Noon
12201 Merit Drive, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75251
1.5 DSHS-certified and .5 non-certified CEUs for CHWs 
Free 
English only
Email: HealthBridge4u@gmail.com 
Call Mercedes Cruz, CHWI at 817-495-1799

*Snacks and door prizes provided. 

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July 2019 

Educational Opportunities
Title 
Training Program
Date
Time
Location
CEUs
Cost
Language
Registration
Questions
Physiological Psychology 
West Texas Area Health Education Center
July 16-31, 2019   **Note: Training is limited to 30 participants.
At your own pace. Training will be available for only the two-week period mentioned above.   
Online
1 DSHS-certified CEU for CHWs
Free
English
www.westtexasahec.org/CHWOnlineRegistration.html  

Frances Quintero   Phone: 806-743-3644  Email: CHWBridge@ttuhsc 

Title 
Date
Time
Location

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Registration


Questions 

5th Annual Northeast Texas CHW Coalition Conference
July 19, 2019
Starts at 8:00 am
Tyler Junior College – West Campus, 1530 SSW Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701
Early Bird: $35 April through June 7
Regular: $50 through July 5
Late: $75 through July 15
At the Door: $75 cash or check ONLY

NOTE: Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Registration is confirmation of photo consent for marketing future conferences.
More details: 5th Annual Northeast Texas Coalition Conference
Email: northeasttxchwcoal@gmail.com 


October 2019

Educational Opportunities
Title 
Training Program 
Date
Time

Location
Cost

CEUs
Registration

Questions
Note
2019 South Padre Island "STPA Get it D.O.N.E" Border Conference 
South Texas Promotora Association, Inc 
Oct. 6 and 7, 2019 (2 day conference)
Oct. 6 from 9 am – 6:30 pm 
Oct. 7 from 9 am – 1 pm
Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island, 7010 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
Conference Fee: $100 before September 1, 2019  
**Mail fee to: South Texas Promotora Association, Inc., P.O. Box 4465, Edinburg, Texas 78540
DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs and Instructors will be offered.
stpaevents@outlook.com 
**Registration deadline is September 1, 2019.
Ms. Garcia at 956-222-4299 or Ms. Gallardo at 956-605-3228
Lodging is on your own. However, the Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island can provide a conference rate. Please call 956-761-8700 or 877-214-6722.

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Last updated June 4, 2019