Training & Education

The following organization are DSHS-certified CHW training programs that serve our area. Please check them out below to find out information on certification courses, continuing education courses, contact information, and much more. For general information on CHW certification and re-certification, please visit the Texas DSHS weblink on the right side of this website.

Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Type of training offered:

  • CHW Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education*
  • CHW Instructor Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education*
    • *May be offered through distance-learning

Language(s): English, Spanish (some CEU courses)

Cost:

  • CHW Certification – $1000 (can be paid in 4 installments of $250)
  • CHW Instructor Certification – $1500
  • $25 for CEU courses

Contact: 409.933.0021, isaac.mancillas@txaheceast.org

 

Dia de la Mujer Latina

Type of training offered:

  • CHW Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education
  • CHW Instructor Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education

Language(s): Spanish

Cost: please call to inquire

Contact: 713.798.5715, diadelamujerlatina@gmail.com

Gateway to Care

Type of training offered:

  • CHW Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education

Language(s): English

Cost: please call to inquire

Contact: 281.400.3650, chwti@gatewaytocare.org

Website: http://www.gatewaytocare.org/trainingedu.html

Harris Health System

Type of training offered:

  • CHW Continuing Education

Language(s): English, Spanish

Cost: free

Contact: 713.634.1242, chw@harrishealth.org

Website: https://www.hchdonline.com/en/our-community/pages/health-worker.aspx

 

Houston Community College – Coleman College for Health Sciences

Type of training offered:

  • CHW Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education*
  • CHW Instructor Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education*
    • *May be offered through distance-learning

Language(s): English and Spanish

Cost: please call to inquire

Contact:

UT School of Public Health CHW Training Center

Type of training offered:

  • CHW Certification (160 hr) and Continuing Education*
  • CHW Instructor Continuing Education*
    • *May be offered through distance-learning

Language(s): English and Spanish

Cost: please call to inquire

Contact: rosalia.guerrero@uth.tmc.edu