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    For CHW certification questions:
    (512) 776-2570; or
    (512) 776-2624

    For Instructor or Training Program certification questions:
    (512) 776-3860; or
    (512) 776-2208

    Email questions:
    Email the CHW program

    Fax: (512) 776-7555

    Mailing address:
    Texas Department of State Health Services
    P.O. Box 149347, MC1945                                                                                          
    Attn: CHW Training and Certification Program
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

Community Health Workers - Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program

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The Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program provides leadership to enhance the development and implementation of statewide training and certification standards and administrative rules for persons who act as promotores or community health workers, instructors and sponsoring institutions/training programs. 

The Program provides three (3) types of certifications, assists the CHW Advisory Committee and provides resources, reports, articles and research material to assist existing and future CHWs. 

What we do - Community Health Workers CHW Instructors - for instructors of Community Health Care Workers Instructor training - Sponsoring Organizations 
Advisory Committee  Legislation Resources 


  ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

Accepting public comment for the proposed rule relating to the Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program. You may view the rule here. The rules will be available for comments from March 22nd to April 22nd, 2019.  To submit comments send an email to chw@dshs.texas.gov.  When emailing comments, please indicate "Comments on Proposed Rule 18R063" in the subject line.

Your comments must be received before midnight on April 22, 2019. 

External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.  For information about the Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program please email chw@dshs.texas.gov.

Last updated March 22, 2019