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    CHW Certification 
    512-776-2570  or  512-776-2624 

    Instructor or Training Program Certification
    512-776-3860  or  512-776-2208 

    Email: chw@dshs.texas.gov 

    Fax: 512-776-7555 

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

CHW Instructors

Español - Instructores de Promotores de SaludCommunity Health Worker Instructors are individuals approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to provide instruction and training in one or more core competencies (pdf) to promotores or community health workers. 

Certification, Renewals, Training and Continuing Education 

Community Health Worker Instructor Certification

  • Requirements for Initial CHW Instructor certification as a CHW Instructor of Promotor (a) or Community Health Worker
  • Initial application for certification as a Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker 

Community Health Worker Instructor Renewals 

  • Renewal requirements for certification as a CHW Instructor of Promotores or Community Health Workers 
  • Renewal applications
  • Expiration and re-application information

Training Programs and Certification Courses – Information on training programs approved by the who provide certification training for CHW Instructors

Continuing Education Opportunities (CEUs) – Information on training opportunities for continuing education for CHW Instructors provided by certified training programs approved by DSHS


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Last updated June 17, 2019