Community Health Workers

Dedicated to the professional development of Community Health Workers and CHW Instructors in Texas since 2011

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Who We Are

The UTHealth Houston School of Public Health Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Program (#27) is certified under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to provide certification training and continuing education for CHWs and Instructors. We are a collective of educators, researchers, students, and instructional designers who seek to strengthen the CHW workforce through specialized training, curriculum development, and collaboration with CHW-supporting organizations.

Featured CHW Trainings

Certified CHW Trainings offered across the state of Texas

CHW Resource Hub

In collaboration with the Health Equity Collective, the following resources have been developed or collected to support the building of a comprehensive CHW Network.

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Upcoming CHW Events:


Center for Health Equity Calendar

Learn more about upcoming CHW events and activities, visit the Center For Health Equity calendar.