Training Offered

Training Offered

Our training center is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to offer Community Health Worker (CHW) 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 Moodle) and in-person.

DSHS website

Link to Moodle

Our CEUs

CHW/CHWI Courses

Community Health Worker, or Community Health Worker Instructor classes are certification courses that are registered with DSHS that educate about the core competencies of CHWs. There are 8 core competencies that together utilize information about the profession and prepare students for community health work.

CHW Certification Course

The CHW certification courses are utilized for interactive learning. This course is taught by our certified instructor, Paula Saldaña. This course consists of weekly presentations, homework, and shadowing that can be flexible to your schedule.
24 week English-language webinar course
Class meets online Mondays from 4:00–6:30 pm (Central Time)
Past Class (Fall 2018): October 1, 2018 — March 25, 2019
Current Class (Spring 2019): April 1, 2019 — September 23, 2019
Next Class (Fall 2019): October 7, 2019 — April 6, 2020
Cost: $750

Learn more and register (click here)!

CHWI Certification Course

The CHW Instructor courses are used on more of an individualized basis so that instructors can complete the course on their own time. Classes are presented in video format that are available 24/7, both in English and Spanish. This course includes homework, discussion forums, and handouts to guide users to complete the class.
6 month self-paced online course in English & Spanish
Past Class (Fall 2018): October 1, 2018 — March 31, 2019
Current Class (Spring 2019): April 1, 2019 — September 28, 2019
Next Class (Fall 2019): October 7, 2019 — April 11, 2020
Cost: $1,200

Learn more and register (click here)!