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About the Center

The CCHD’S National CHW Training Center (NCHWTC) is a Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) certified Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Center. The Training Center is housed within the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD), part of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center School of Public Health.

Vision Statement: Strengthening capacity and building healthier communities through training well-equipped CHWs/promotores.

Our Four Areas of Focus
  • Training/Education
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Technical Assistance
CHW Trainings Offered
The NCHWTC Staff

Operations Manager: Denise Martinez, CHWI, MPH

Instructor: Dinorah Martinez, CHW, CHWI
Instructor: Paula Saldana, CHW, CHWI

Graduate Assistant: Brenda V. Gonzales


Annual Retrospectives


Our Trainings and Training Material
  • Available in Spanish and English
    • Include agendas, lesson plans, handouts, activities, and module evaluation forms
  • Available in online and in-person formats
  • Provided twice yearly and also upon request