Community Health Worker/Promotor Training & Certification Program

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Community Health Worker/Promotor Training & Certification Program

An approved provider of the Texas Department of State Health Services Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program.

What is a Community Health Worker?
A Community Health Worker (CHW) is a lay health and human services worker who provides needed services to individuals and families in our community.  Services include:

• Culturally appropriate health education
• Overcoming language barriers
• Navigating healthcare systems
• Speaking up effectively about medical concerns
• Seeking available assistance resources

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What are the CHW Program Requirements?

• Be 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent

• Possess basic computer knowledge

• Possess good oral and written skills

• Submit the registration fee

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When and where are the CHW Classes?

Our CHW classes are open to those seeking the 160-hour training required by the Texas Department of State Health Services to receive certification as a Community Health Worker.  We also provide certified Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for CHWs renewing certification.

 

Location

American Diabetes Association

4100 Alpha Road, Suite 100

Dallas, Texas  75244

 

Dates

June 7, 14, 21, 28

July 12, 19, 26

August 2, 9, 16, 23

September 6, 13

Times

8:00a – 4:00p

8:00a – 4:00p

8:00a – 4:00p

8:00a – 4:00p

 

What is the program fee?

The CHW Program fee is $500.  Installment payments and limited scholarships are available.

For additional questions about ADA CHW Training Program or to register, please contact

Sherry D. Hill, Director of Education at shill@diabetes.org or 972.392.1181 x6097.

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