Texas A&M university
Texas A&M University
Community Health Worker Training Programs
Our training center is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to offer Community Health Worker (CHW)/Promotor(a) 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 Canvas) and in-person. Our Community Health Worker/Promotor(a) and Community Health Worker Instructor certification courses are both centered on the 8 core competencies defined by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Our CHW/Promotor(a) certification course is an interactive course taught online. This 160-hour course consists of weekly instruction (60 hours), homework (40 hours), and the completion of hands-on-experience (60 hours).