Welcome to CCHD's
National CHW Training Center

The Center for Community Health Development's National CHW Training Center offers DSHS certified training for CHW and CHW instructors. We offer certification and CEUs online and in-person in both English and Spanish.

Become a Student


CHW Certification Course

24 weeks (online) September 25, 2017 – March 19, 2018 (English only – class will meet Mondays from 4:00 – 6:30 pm)

Cost: $750 (please note price increase)

Interested in a Spanish-language course? Contact us for details. If five or more students register, a Spanish class will be considered according to instructor availability

CHW Instructor Certification Course

24 weeks (self-paced) September 18, 2017 – March 12, 2018 (English & Spanish)

Cost: $1200 (please note price increase)



  • CEUs for both CHWs and instructors are available in English and Spanish, and instruction can be in-person or online. For a full list of 120.5 credit hours of CHW CEUs and 12.5 credit hours of instructor CEUs, visit:
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)