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    Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
    Chronic Disease Prevention Branch MC 1945
    PO Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

    Phone: (512) 776-6569
    Fax: (512) 776-7254

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Prevention and Early Detection

Certified Tobacco Treatment Training Program

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of 22 sites accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) to provide a four-day class for individuals interested in seeking Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Training and Certification (CTTS). The program offers the highest quality of tobacco treatment training based on the most up-to-date evidence-based tobacco cessation research and treatment strategies. MD Anderson Cancer Center welcomes participants from all health care disciplines and cultures. The goal of the program is to train interdisciplinary health care providers and public health professionals to become tobacco cessation champions for their organizations and communities. Continuing education credits are available.

Registration/Contact Information: Register at www.mdanderson.org/tobaccotraining. Contact ctts@mdanderson.org if you have any questions about the program or would like to be added to the participant waiting list for trainings.

Texas A&M CHW curriculum

Course Titles Include: Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Treatment Options; Tobacco Cessation; Cervical Cancer Prevention & Detection; Breast Cancer Prevention & Detection; Diabetes, Obesity, Nutrition & Exercise (fee included)

Registration/Contact Informationhttp://nchwtc.tamhsc.edu; email chw-training@tamhsc.edu or call (979) 436-9360

Health Equity

Advancing Health Equity in Texas through Culturally Responsive Care

The goal of this module is to provide physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, counselors, therapists, psychologists, peer support specialists, community health workers, and other health-care professionals with practical guidance about how to advance equity in physical, mental, behavioral, and oral health by adopting and implementing the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care. In addition to addressing the health of patients and clients, the course addresses the disparities and risk factors in health-care systems.

Registration/Contact Information: Create an account and register for the course at TXHealthsteps.com.


Texas A&M CHW curriculum

Course Titles Include: Cancer Survivorship; Cervical Cancer Survivorship; Cancer Navigation; Colorectal Cancer Survivorship; Breast Cancer Survivorship

Registration/Contact Informationhttp://nchwtc.tamhsc.edu; email chw-training@tamhsc.edu or call (979) 436-9360

Last updated May 23, 2019