Education Calendar

Below is a list of educational opportunities for certification and continuing education for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and CHW Instructors. Courses are certified by DSHS.  Sign up for Email Updates.



September 2020

Educational Opportunities

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CHW Certification Program 
El Buen Training Center
September 8, 2020 to December 15, 2020 
Virtual via ZOOM
Virtual
9:00am to 12:00 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays
$450 (Note: the cost of the certification course is $750.00, however, El Buen Training Center often can provide scholarships to assist students with tuition)
Spanish
Juan Rosa #388



160 hours total comprising of the following: Knowledge base on Specific Health Issues, Capacity Building, Service Coordination, Communication, Interpersonal, Advocacy, Teaching, Organizational Skills



Please e-mail jrosa@elbuen.org and include your full name, email, phone Number, reason for joining, job title, and place of employment

Please visit www.elbuen.org for updated information on how to submit payment directly. You can also visit the El Buen campus, at 7000 Woodhue Drive, Austin, Texas, 78745 to make an in-person payment. Payment must be complete by first day of classes.

Contact Juan Rosa at 512- 439-072 or by e-mail at jrosa@elbuen.org









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DSHS-Certified hours

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Registration


Community Health Worker Certification Training Course
Dia de La Mujer Latina, Inc. (DML) and the Intercultural Center for Health, Research, and Wellness
September 9, 2020 to December 22, 2020, with required assignments due before graduation
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online
160 hours: 8 Core Competencies plus 40-hr paid internship after graduation



English online with 2 Face2Face activities planned
FREE if you are 18-30 (full scholarship) or $600 for student fees (payment plans available)
To register or send a request for an application e-mail chwcovid@gmail.com


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Instructor
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DSHS-Certified hours

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Language
Cost
Registration
Contact







Foundations for CHWs Online Course
Umemba Health, LLC
Quisha Umemba, MPH, BSN, CDCES, CHWI
September 1st - September 30th
Self-paced with weekly live sessions
7 DSHS-certified hours for CHWs and CHW Instructors (2 Knowledge Base; 1.5 Capacity-Building; 1.5 Service Coordination; 1 Communication; 1 Teaching)


Distance Learning
English
$69
Register online at event website
admin@umembahealth.com





Virtual Conference

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Location
CEUs
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Contact

New Decade, New Normal, Same CHW Commitment by First Annual Texas Association of Promotores & Community Health Workers (TAPCHW)
September 28-30, 2020
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Online
12 CEUs for CHWs (9 certified CEUs and 3 non-certified CEUs for CHWs)
RSVP at www.tapchw.org Registration coming soon
$10
English & Spanish
info@tapchw.org

December 2020

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STPA-SPI "Promotores Contra El Coronavirus Border Conference"
South Texas Promotora Association, Inc
Addressing cultural discrimination, COVID-19 impact, mental health, community resources, immunizations, emergency preparedness, honoring our promotores/frontline workers and much more

December 6th, 2020 (9 a.m. - 6 p.m.) December 7th, 2020 (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Marriott South Padre Island 6700 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX 78597
The Marriott Hotel offers a special conference rate. Please call (956) 433-0590. * Rates are good till Nov 1,2020*


10 DSHS-certified Promotora/CHW and Instructor CEUs
$100 before November 1, 2020 (In-Person and Virtual Options available)


English/Spanish
Email - stpaevents@outlook.com Call - 956-222-4299


November 1, 2020



Due to the current Pandemic space is limited to 100 in person attendees. STPA will follow all local and CDC recommendations to promote a safe environment for all attending. Please note we will adjust to the most current CDC recommendations as we get closer to the conference dates. Social distancing measures will be required by all participants during the in-person conference option in South Padre Island on December 6th and 7th. These measures include wearing masks, maintaining 6 feet from other participants, allowing conference staff to test for fever, and cleaning surfaces. If for any reason the in-person conference option is cancelled due to public health requirements, your registration may be switched to the virtual option.


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Last updated September 16, 2020