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CHW LogoTraining Programs 2013 (176 KB, .PDF)Viewing Information) -- Updated December 19, 2013

Training Program Curriculum Submission Form - All programs approved by DSHS to provide training for community health workers or instructors should use this form when submitting curriculum for review and approval of community health worker or instructor DSHS-certified contact hours.

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Distance Learning Certification Courses

Northwest Vista College

Title: Community Health Worker Certification Program – via distance learning
All six courses leading to state certification are available online.  Each course is eight weeks long (Flex Semester) and courses are offered all year long.  No prerequisites are required and there is no set sequence of classes so the student can join at the beginning of each new semester.

Location:  Via distance learning 
Information:
 Visit the Northwest Vista College homepage (www.alamo.edu/nvc) and under the tab "Admissions", select the "How to Apply" tab.  The web page will guide enrollees through the entire process of admissions/registration and course enrollment.  Students have the option to apply as a "Continuing Education" student (non-college credit) or as a “Credit” student to receive college credit for the courses. All community health worker courses have the prefix (CHLT) and the online courses are marked "Internet Class".
Cost:
 See these links at the website listed above - Tuition and Fees, Financial Aid , Scholarships
Contact:
 For more information, contact Dr. Fernando Martinez @fmartinez1@alamo.edu.or 210-486-4382


 ♦ The National Community Health Worker Training Center within the Center for Community Health Development, Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health (CCHD’s NCHWTC, SRPH)

Course title: Community Health Worker/Promotora 160 hour Certification Course
Dates: 24 weeks, beginning March 3, 2014 (tentative start date)
Time: TBD
Location: Distance Learning: online & independent study
Cost: $600
Language: English and Spanish sections
Additional information: This is a hybrid course: 2.5 hours a week of real time class sessions for a total of 60 hours. The other 100 hours are individual study, assignments, and hands-on experience.
Registration/Contact information:
http://communityhealthworker.chceu.com ; CHW-Training@tamhsc.edu; Katharine Nimmons, 979-845-6462, knimmons@srph.tamhsc.edu

Course title: Instructor 160 hour Certification Course
Dates: Self-paced, must be completed within 6 months (March 3, 2014, tentative date)
Time: Self-paced
Location: Distance Learning: Self-Paced online
Cost: $1000
Language: English and Spanish sections
Additional information:
Registration/Contact information:
http://communityhealthworker.chceu.com; CHW-Training@tamhsc.edu; Katharine Nimmons, 979-845-6462, knimmons@srph.tamhsc.edu

 


 

 ♦Texas Area Health Education Center East-Coastal Region  

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) - Contact Coastal Area Health Education Center at 409-933-0021 or isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org for more information and to inquire about future classes.

160-Hour Community Health Worker Certification Course - ONLINE

Title:  DSHS Certified 160-hour Community Health Worker Certification Course
Date:  February 5 – May 23, 2014
Methodology: Distance Learning (Online)
Location:   Participant’s Preference
Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Wednesday/Friday + weekly out-of-class components
Cost:  $ 1,000.00
Language:  English
DSHS-Certified Instructor: Isaac Mancillas #98
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 (20 hours in each: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational, and Knowledge Base)
Contact Information: Isaac Mancillas, Texas AHEC East Coastal Region, (409) 933-0021, isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org
Registration:  http://www.cahectx.org/pdf/CHWApp1.pdf

Instructor Certification Course (160 hours) and Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Coastal Area Health Education Center at 409-933-0021 or isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org for more information and to inquire about future classes.

160-Hour Community Health Worker Instructor Certification Course - Online

Title:  DSHS Certified 160-hour Community Health Worker Instructor Certification Course
Date:  January 28 – May 15, 2014
Methodology: Distance Learning (Online)
Location:   Participant’s Preference
Time: 12:30-3:30 PM Tuesday/Thursday + weekly out-of-class components
Cost:  $ 1,500.00 (payment options available)
Language:  English
DSHS-Certified Instructors: Shontel Minor #168, Isaac Mancillas #98
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 (20 hours in each Instructor competency: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching,    Organizational, and Knowledge Base)
Contact Information: Isaac Mancillas, Texas AHEC East Coastal Region, (409) 933-0021, isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org
Registration: http://www.cahectx.org/pdf/CHWApp1.pdf

 


Distance Learning/Online Continuing Education

El Paso Community College

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities -Contact Irma Montoya at 915/855.2194 or iportil1@epcc.edu or Sandy Diaz at 915/831-4421 - Sdiaz5@epcc.edu www.epcc.edu for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – El Paso


♦Houston Community College

Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Course (160 hours) - Kirk White at kirk.white@hccs.edu or at 713/718-2244 for more information and to inquire about future classes.

CHW Instructor Course (160 hours), CHW Continuing Education Opportunities, and CHW Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Kirk White at kirk.white@hccs.edu or at 713/718-2244 for more information and to inquire about future classes.

 


♦LIVESTRONG Foundation

LIVESTRONG Foundation provides free online training in English and Spanish. The following 1-hour module(s) provide DSHS-certified continuing education for Promotores or Community Health Workers in Texas. Please check back as additional online modules will be added in the future.

Tip: Once you have clicked on the web links in English or Spanish, scroll down to select the desired webinar. Following registration, please follow the prompts and “Install Java” to download the webinar. 

Note: To receive a certificate, upon training completion please contact Gema Lane at 512.279.8137 or e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org 

Title: Programa de Capacitación para Promotores que Tratan con Pacientes Sobrevivientes de Cáncer de LIVESTRONG
Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in Spanish.
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Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 10 Hours (2 hrs. – Communication, 2 hrs. Service Coordination, 3 hrs. Teaching, 3 hrs – Knowledge Base)
Language: In Spanish ONLY
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

Title: Emotional Support Resources for Cancer Survivors

      Recursos de Apoyo Emocional para los Sobrevivientes de Cáncer
Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in English and Spanish.

Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 1 Hour (Capacity-Buidling – 1 hour)
Language: English and Spanish
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

Title: Introduction to Cancer and Fertility/Introducción al Cáncer y la Fertilidad
Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in English and Spanish.

Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 1 Hour (Knowledge Base – 1 hour)
Language: English and Spanish
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

Title: Build an Outreach Relationship with your Regional Ventanilla de Salud

          Entable una Relación de Difusión de Información a la Comunidad con su Ventanilla de Salud Regional

Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in English and Spanish.

Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 1 Hour (Service Coordination – 1 hour)
Language: English and Spanish
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

Title: Joining the LiveStrong Promotores Program

          Como Unirse al Programa de Promotores de LiveStrong     

Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in English and Spanish.

Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 1 Hour (Service Coordination – 1 hour)
Language: English and Spanish
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

Title: Conducting a LIVESTRONG Promotores 10-Hour Training
Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in English.
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Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 1 Hour (Knowledge Base – 1 hour)
Language: English
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

Title: Engaging with Cancer Survivors
Location: Location and Registration: Click on the web link below to register and access the webinar in English.
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Cost: Free
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 1 Hour (Knowledge Base – 1 hour)
Language: English
Contact information: For questions, please e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org
 

 


Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, Office of Special Programs

The Office of Special Programs at the Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health offers a series of online continuing education courses for community health workers/promotores, free of charge.

The courses are available at http://www.rural-preparedness.org/campus. Participants will receive CEUs upon completing each course (DSHS certified, for Texas participants). These six courses are available in English and Spanish. If you have any questions or comments about the courses, please send them to OSP@srph.tamhsc.edu

These six courses are available in English and Spanish. If you have any questions or comments about the courses, please send them to OSP@srph.tamhsc.edu

Communicating Risk Messages – 4 DSHS certified CEUs (1.0 Capacity Building, 2.0 Communication, 0.5 Organization, 0.5 Teaching)

Community Engagement – 2 DSHS certified CEUs (1.0 Capacity Building, 0.5 Communication, 0.5 Organization)

Environmental Health and Children – 3 DSHS certified CEUs (0.5 Capacity Building, 2.0 Knowledge, 0.5 Teaching)

Family Preparedness – 3 DSHS certified CEUs (1.0 Capacity Building, 1.0 Knowledge, 0.5 Organization, 0.5 Teaching)

Infection Control – 3 DSHS certified CEUs (0.5 Communication, 2.0 Knowledge, 0.5 Teaching)

Mental Health and Disasters – 4 DSHS certified CEUs (0.5 Capacity Building, 3 Knowledge, 0.5 Teaching)

 



Texas Area Health Education Center East-Coastal Region 

Continuing education schedule for 2013 is being developed.  Classes may be available via distance learning or in person.  Contact Isaac Mancillas - 409-933-0021 or isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org for information.

Registration Form


*Texas Health Steps Provider Education Modules http://txhealthsteps.com/

Texas Health Steps offers free online continuing education courses designed to enhance providers’ abilities related to preventive health, mental health, oral health & case management services to Medicaid eligible children in Texas. The online modules are accredited for Continuing Education for Texas physicians, nurses, health education specialists, social workers, and registered sanitarians. The majority of the online modules have now been approved as DSHS-certified continuing education for community health workers. See list for modules approved as DSHS-certified continuing education for community health workers. Modules related to physician referral guidelines, pharmacy, and specimen collection are not approved as DSHS-certified continuing education for community health workers.

Registration/Enrollment

Online registration/enrollment at http://txhealthsteps.com/

  1. Create a Texas Health Steps account.
  2. Complete the on-line registration process. Select Community Health Worker/Promotor(a) from the drop down box for your title/profession/discipline. This will ensure that you will receive the certificate of completion developed specifically for community health workers/promotores.
  3. Complete the online pre-test.
  4. Thoroughly read the content of the module.
  5. Complete the on-line post-test.
  6. Complete the evaluation.
  7. Print the certificate. Save the certificate to send in with your CHW renewal application

Cost – Free
Method - Online
Language – THSteps provider online modules are offered in English only.
Teaching materials – text, video, website links
Evaluation - Pre/post tests – each module has a specific pre and post test. Participants must complete at least 75% of post test questions correctly to receive credit/certificate of completion.
Additional Information: Modules are designed by Texas Health Steps for medical providers and contain medical terminology and intermediate or advanced curriculum. Modules are available in English only.

 


 

Training Opportunities/Workshops


♦Community Health Center of Lubbock

Community Health Worker Certification Course and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities. Contact Claudia Bustos, at  512/439-8922 at 806-765-2611 Ext. 1023 or email cbustos@chcl.tachc.org for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Lubbock.


♦Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute - an affiliate of Baylor Healthcare System

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities -  Contact Ginny Ives, program contact at 214.915.3204  or Ginny.Ives@baylorhealth.edufor more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Dallas

160-Hour Community Health Worker Certification Course  

Date:  Thursday, October 10, 2013 (start date) through April 24, 2014 (end date)

                 Thursday Classes Only for 27 weeks (exclude holidays)

 

Methodology:  Face-to-Face

Location:  Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute
                  4500 Spring Avenue
                  Dallas, Texas  75210 

Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Cost:  $600.00  (installment payment options available)
Language:  English

DSHS-Certified Instructor:  Leslie Samuels, BS, CHWI
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 clock hours
(20 hours in each competency: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational, and Knowledge Base)

Contact Information:Leslie.Samuels@Baylorhealth.edu (214) 915-3213  Fax (214) 915-3220

Registration:  Deadline – Monday, October 7, 2013   

 


♦Día de la Mujer Latina

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Dia de la Mujer Latina at 281-489-1111 or diadelamujerlatina@gmail.com for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – Houston and other cities

Instructor Certification Course (160 hours) and Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Dia de la Mujer Latina at 281-489-1111 or diadelamujerlatina@gmail.com for more information and to inquire about future classes.


♦DSHS Health Service Region 1

Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Tricia Vowels at 806/783-6482 or tricia.vowels@dshs.state.tx.usfor more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Lubbock


♦El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission

Community Health Worker Certification Course and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities. Contact Juan Rosa at  512/439-0728  for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Austin.

160-Hour Community Health Worker Certification Course in Spanish 

Title:  160-hour Community Health Worker Certification Course
Date:  From February 1st to July 5th , 2014
Methodology: Face-to-face/ classroom

Location:  El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission- Education Building A, 
                 7000 Woodhue Dr 
                 Austin,Texas 78745             

Time: 8:30am-2:30pm on Saturdays
Cost:  $ 300
Language:  Spanish
DSHS-Certified Instructor: Paige Menking #208
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 (20 hours in each competency: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational, and Knowledge Base)
Contact Information: Sylvia Morales; (512) 439-8922; smorales@elbuen.org
     El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission
     7000 Woodhue Dr. | Austin, TX 78745
      http://www.elbuen.org/

 


♦El Centro College

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Elizabeth Guerra at 214/860-2236 or kwhite@dcccd.edu  for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Dallas 

160-Hour Community Health Worker Certification Course 

Date:  February 17, 2014- June 06, 2014
Methodology: Face-to-Face

Location:  El Centro College
                801 Main Street
                Dallas, TX 75202

Time: Mondays /Wednesdays, 6:30p.m.-9:00p.m.
Cost:  Free if meet grant requirements. (90 hours /first course)
Language:  English
DSHS-Certified Instructor: TBD
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 (20 hours in each competency: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational, and Knowledge Base)
Contact Information: (214) 860-2226
Registration: (214) 860 -2226

 



♦El Paso Community College

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities -Contact Irma Montoya at 915/855.2194 or iportil1@epcc.edu or Sandy Diaz at 915/831-4421 - Sdiaz5@epcc.edu www.epcc.edu for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – El Paso


Gateway Community Health Center

Community Health Worker Certification Training – there are no certification training classes scheduled at this time
Community Health Worker Continuing Education – to be determined - Contact Otila Garcia – 956-523-3626 or otilag.gateway@tachc.org for more information


Gateway to Care
Title:   Community Health Worker Training Institute - 160 hour certification course
Dates/Times:  January 29 to June 18, 2014.   Wednesdays from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Methodology: Face-to-Face  
Location:  Houston - 11224 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX   77031 (the offices of Pioneer School of Health)
Cost:  $1,000. Payment plans and a few partial scholarships are available.

Language:  English
DSHS-Certified Instructor: Ángel M. Rivera González 
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours: 160

Contact Information: Please contact Angel Rivera-Gonzalez, CHWTI Coordinator, at 281.400.3650 for more information or see attached flyer.

Registration:  Registration form now available ON-LINE at: https://sites.google.com/a/gatewaytocare.org/community-health-worker-training-institute/certification-class

 


Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Angel Rivera-Gonzalez at (281) 400-3650 or Angel Rivera Gonzalez arivera@gatewaytocare.org for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Houston 

DSHS-Certified Continuing Education for Community Health Workers - 2014

  • click HERE to view the listing of the 2014 DSHS-certified continuing education workshop series
  • offered in English and some in Spanish
  • subject to change
  • space is limited
  • begun promptly; students must be on time and stay the entire class to receive full credit
  • two days students must attend both days to receive full credit.
  • held at the Upper Kirby Office Building, 3015 Richmond Ave. Houston, TX 77098; phone number: 281-400-3650

 


♦Harris Health System

Continuing Education Workshop Series – 2013

  • Dates: Offered monthly from January to October - see flyer or website below for specific class details and dates.
  • Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm (English) or 1:00pm - 4:00pm (Spanish)
  • Location: United Way - 50 Waugh, Houston, TX 77007  
  • DSHS Certified Contact Hours: 3 DSHS-certified hours per offering; see flyer or website below for specific class details
  • Cost: CE classes are free, but require prior registration by phone, email, or registration link
  • Registration and Contact Information: Please register by calling 713-634-1242 or e-mailing chw@harrishealth.org
    • To sign up for monthly emails with class information, registration links, and other information, click here
    • Please note we only allow students to register for a CE class one month  in advance
  • Click HERE to view the Harris Health 2014 CHW CEU Calendar

 


♦Houston Community College

Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Course (160 hours) - Contact Kirk White at kirk.white@hccs.edu  or at 713/718-2244 for more information and to inquire about future classes.

CHW Instructor Course (160 hours), CHW Continuing Education Opportunities, and CHW Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Kirk White at kirk.white@hccs.edu or at 713/718-2244 for more information and to inquire about future classes.

 


♦LIVESTRONG Foundation 8589982252

CHW continuing education opportunitiesContact Gema Lane at 512.279.8137 or e-mail to gema.lane@livestrong.org

10 DSHS-Certified CEUs for Community Health Workers

Date:  12-2-2013 & 12-3-2013
Methodology:
  Face-to-face

Location:  San Anthony Hotel, San Antonio, Texas
Time: See attached agenda 

Cost:  Free
Language:   Spanish 

DSHS-Certified Instructor:  Paige Menking 

Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  10 (Communication -3; Interpersonal – 2; Service Coordination – 3; Knowledge Base – 2)

Contact Information:  Ms. Gaby Boscan (202) 639-0550 or gboscan@NRHArural.org 

 Agenda: Click here for agenda.


♦Migrant Clinicians Network

Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities -  Contact Theressa Lyons  at 512/579-4511 or tlyons@migrantclinicians.org for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – Austin


MHP (Promoviendo Vidas Saludables, Inc.)

Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Genoveva Martinez at 956/968-3600 or gmartinez@mhpsalud.org for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Weslaco


♦National Center for Farmworkers Health

Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities -  Contact Alicia Gonzales  at 512/312-2700 or gonzales@ncfh.org for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – tbd


♦Northwest Vista Community College

Title:  Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities (DSHS Certified CEUs) for 2014, Northwest Vista College will offer four CEU training opportunities:                               

January 19, 2014
April 19, 2014
July 19, 2014
October 18, 2014 

Each session will offer five DSHS certified CEU hours.  Contact Dr. Fernando Martinez at 210/486-4382 or fmartinez1@alamo.edu for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – San Antonio

 


Presa Community Center

 

Title: Community Health Worker Spring morning Class of 2014.
Date: February 11, 2014 – April 23, 2014
Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00am-12:00pm
Location: Presa Community Center, 3721 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 78210
Cost: $600
Language: English (instructor is bilingual English/Spanish)
Additional information: Limited to only 20 seats, must have a high school diploma or GED to enroll, basic computer knowledge
Contact information: Tina Gutierrez, 210-532-5295 Ext 224, or e-mail
tgutierrez@presa.org  

Class is open to the public!

Title: Community Health Worker Spring morning Class of 2014.
Date: June 3, 2014- August 13, 2014
Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Presa Community Center, 3721 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 78210
Cost: $600
Language: English (instructor is bilingual English/Spanish)
Additional information: Limited to only 20 seats, must have a high school diploma or GED to enroll, basic computer knowledge
Contact information: Tina Gutierrez, 210-532-5295 Ext 224, or e-mail
tgutierrez@presa.org

Class is open to the public!


  

♦PromoSalud

Community Health Worker Certification Course (251 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities in Austin, Texas.  For more information please call Jill Ramírez at 512-484-1507

 


♦South Texas Promotora Association

Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Merida Escobar at 956/383-5393 or stpa08@sbcglobal.net  for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – McAllen/Edinburg


The National Community Health Worker Training Center within the Center for Community Health Development, Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health

Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Course (160 hours) and CHW Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Katharine Nimmons (knimmons@srph.tamhsc.edu, 979-845-6462) or Julie St. John (jastjohn@srph.tamhsc.edu, 325-513-4943) for more information. Trainings available online and in-person.

CHW Instructor Course (160 hours), CHW Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities - Katharine Nimmons (knimmons@srph.tamhsc.edu, 979-845-6462) or Julie St. John (jastjohn@srph.tamhsc.edu, 325-513-4943) for more information.  Trainings available online and in-person.

 

 


Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health – Office of Special Programs - located in College Station, Texas

Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities in College Station- For more information , please call Patricia Calzada at (979)862-2979 or calzada@srph.tamhsc.edu

 


♦Texas A&M Colonias Program

 

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities  

 

Locations

El Paso      
Toll free:  877-860-9528
Phone:  915-860-9528
Email: Pema Garcia pgarcia@arch.tamu.edu

 Laredo
 Toll free:  888-728-6221
 Phone: 956-728-0210
Email: Joe Gutierrez jgutierrez@arch.tamu.edu

San Antonio
Toll free:  800-633-2374
Phone:  979-862-2374
Email: colonias@arch.tamu.edu

 Weslaco
 Toll free:  877-447-9355
 Phone:  956-447-9355
Email: Laura Trevino ltrevino@arch.tamu.edu

 

Community Health Worker 160-Hour State Certified Training Course

Date:  10-25-2013 thru June 2014
Methodology:  Classroom instruction /local trainings/field practice

Location:  Larga Vista Community Center, 5401 Cisneros St.,  Laredo, Texas 78043
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (weekly schedule to be determined) 

Cost:  $200.00
Language:   Spanish 

DSHS-Certified Instructor:  Ms. Rosie Freyre and Mr. Jose Luis Gutierrez 

Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 hours (20 hours in each competency: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational, and Knowledge Base)

Contact Information:  Ms. Rosie Freyre or Jose Luis Gutierrez (956) 728-0210

Registration: 10-18-2013 and 10-23-2013

 



Texas AHEC East Capital Region

Community Health Worker Certification Course and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities.  Contact Alfonso Bermea, Jr. - 512/716-0716 or abermea@txaheceast.org for more information. Location - Austin


  

Texas AHEC East – Coastal Region

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities available via distance learning or in person.

Instructor Certification Course (160 hours) and Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities

Contact Isaac Mancillas - 409/933-0021 or isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – La Marque


Texas AHEC East DFW Region

Community Health Worker Certification Course and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities.  Contact Lori Millner - 241/648-8338 or lori.millner@txaheceast.org for more information. Location - Dallas/Fort Worth


♦Texas AHEC East Greater Houston Area

Community Health Worker Certification Course and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities.  Contact Karen Henson-Jones- 713/592-6411or kjones@ghahec.org  for more information. Location - Houston


♦Texas AHEC East Northeast Region (Lake County AHEC)

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities – Contact Marshall Kratz at 903/877-5735 or marshall.kratz@uthct.edu for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Tyler


 

♦Texas AHEC East – Pineywoods Region

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities available via distance learning or in person.  Contact Mark Scott at 936/468-6916 for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Nacogdoches


 ♦Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities – Contact Monica Garcia at 806/743-3414 or monica.r.garcia@ttuhsc.edu  for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location - Lubbock


University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas Public Health Training Center

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Contact Yara William at 817/735-0241 or yara.william@live.unthsc.edu for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – Fort Worth/Dallas.

DSHS 160-hour Community Health Worker  Certification Course

Date:  January 13, 2014 – April 2014 (Evening session)
           January 14, 2014 – April 2014 (Afternoon session)

Methodology: Face-to-Face
Location:   UNT Health Science Center
                  
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
                  
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Time:  Evening session starts January 13, 2014/Mondays - Thursdays/5:30 - 8:30pm
           Afternoon session stars  January 14, 2014/Mondays - Thursdays/1pm - 4pm

Cost:  $ 1,000.00
Language:  English

DSHS-Certified Instructor: Maudia Gentry
Total Number of DSHS-certified hours:  160 (20 hours in each competency: Communication, Interpersonal, Service Coordination, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational, and Knowledge Base)

Contact Information: yara.william@live.unthsc.edu or 817.735.0241 

Registration:  http://web.unthsc.edu/info/200529/tphtc/647/chw_home

 


University of Texas School of Public Health- Regional Campuses-Brownsville, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso

Promotor(a)/Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mch/chw.shtm  

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - Rosalia Guerrero-Luera at 713/500-9395 or rosalia.guerrero@uth.tmc.edu
for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – Brownsville, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso

Instructor Continuing Education Opportunities - Rosalia Guerrero-Luera at 713/500-9395 or rosalia.guerrero@uth.tmc.edufor more information and to inquire about future classes.  
Location – Brownsville, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso


West Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program (Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland, San Angelo)

Community Health Worker Certification Course (160 hours) and Community Health Worker Continuing Education Opportunities - for more information and to inquire about future classes. Location – (Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland, San Angelo) Contact Chris Felton at 806/743-1338 or c.felton@ttuhsc.edu

 

Last updated January 31, 2014