Training Offered

Training Offered

Our training center is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to offer Community Health Worker (CHW)/Promotor(a) certification courses, Community Health Worker Instructor (CHWI) certification courses, and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for both CHWs and instructors. All of our center’s trainings are available in English and Spanish, online (via Canvas) and in-person.

DSHS website

Coming Soon! Link to Canvas

Our CEU List

CHW/Promotor(a) & CHWI Courses

Our Community Health Worker/Promotor(a) and Community Health Worker Instructor certification courses are both centered on the 8 core competencies defined by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

See specific information below:

  • CHW/Promotor(a) Certification Courses
  • CHW Instructor (CHWI) Certification Courses
  • CHW/Promotor(a) & Instructor Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CHW/Promotor(a) Certification Course

Our CHW/Promotor(a) certification course is an interactive course taught online. This 160-hour course consists of weekly instruction (60 hours), homework (40 hours), and the completion of hands-on-experience (60 hours).
Our certified instructor, Paula Saldaña, teaches this course using Zoom to conduct lectures; additionally, trainees will use Canvas to submit assignments.
Class meets online Mondays from 5:30–6:30 pm (Central Time)
Next Cohort (Spring 2021): January 2021
15 week English-language webinar course
Cost: $750

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CHWI Certification Course

Our CHW Instructor (CHWI) certification course is offered online as a self-paced course.
Our certified instructor, Denise Martinez, monitors this course on Canvas. At their own pace, trainees have 6 months to complete lecture videos (60 hours), homework (40 hours), and submit hands-on-experience log (60 hours).Trainees have the option to complete course in English or Spanish.
Noted, this course does not meet weekly and is not taught in live time.
Next Cohort (Spring 2021): January 2021
6 month English/Spanish-language online course
Cost: $1,200

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CHW/Promotor(a) & Instructor CEUs

Our Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses are offered online as a self-paced courses. Trainees have the option to complete courses in English or Spanish.
Currently, our training center is in transition from Moodle to Canvas.
We are tentative to setting a date to when courses on Canvas will open. 
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CHW/Promotor(a) Certification Contacts and Other State Programs

Click HERE for more information about CHW/Promotor(a) programs across the nation as well as specific state contacts.