Education Calendar

Below is a list of educational opportunities for certification and continuing education for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and CHW Instructors. Courses are certified by DSHS. Sign up for Email Updates.


 June 2021

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HPV Vaccination Project ECHO Community Health Worker Clinic Cohort 5
National CHW Training Center, Texas A&M University and American Cancer Society
Orientation- May 19, 2021
Session 1- June 2, 2021
Session 2- June 16, 2021
Session 3- June 30, 2021
Session 4- July 14, 2021
Session 5- July 28, 2021
Session 6- August 11, 2021
Session 7- August 25, 2021
Session 8- September 8, 2021
Online via Zoom
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. CST
12 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs -  1.5 hour each session
English
Free
Register here
Tralisa Hall, HPVProjectECHO@cancer.org

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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information to CHWs
TAPCHW Training Center #69
Thursday, June 17th
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Ashley Rodriguez, CCHWI #386
1 CE for CHWs & CHW Instructors
English
Free
Register here
info@tapchw.org

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Teach Back
Baylor Scott and White Health and Wellness Center at Juanita J. Craft Recreation Center
June 23, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Distance Learning/ WebEx Virtual Platform
$15
English
2 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs (2.0 hours –Teaching Skills)
Register here
Vanessa Mendez and Miriam Lopez
Tamara Venters at 214-865-3094 or BSWHWELLNESSCTRCEUS@BSWHealth.org

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Health Equity Training for Community Health Workers
Empowering the Masses
June 24, 2021
3 p.m.
Distance Learning/Online (Zoom)

Free
English
1.5 
.5 Service coordination skills, .5 Capacity Building Skills, .5 Advocacy skills
Register here
info@empoweringthemasses.org

 July

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Community Health Worker Certification Course
Umemba Health LLC
July 6 – October 14, 2021
Distance Learning/Online
$800
English
Register here
Quisha Umemba #64
admin@umembahealth.com
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4th Annual Regional CHW Conference: Reassess and Refocus Leadership in the New Norm
July 23, 2021
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. CST
Virtual
$20/Non-Members $30 (Includes lunch)
English
3 for CHWs/CHWIs
Register here
info@dfwchw.org

September

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2nd Annual Virtual Conference "CHWs Moving Forward: Reset & Refocus"
Texas Association of Promotores & Community Health Workers (TAPCHW) #69
September 27th and 28th
Virtual, online
4 sessions daily at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., & 4 p.m. CST
$15 for TAPCHW Members, $20 for non-members For membership options, check https://www.tapchw.org/membership
English (Spanish sessions pending)
Up to 9 (Certified and Uncertified)

Register here
info@tapchw.org

October

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2021 STPA-SPI "Quiceñera - Border Conference"
South Texas Promotora Association
October 3 - October 4, 2021
Day 1 - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Day 2 - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island, 7010 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
$100 before September 1, 2021 after $120 September 1, 2021 (non-refundable)
10 for Promotoras/CHWs and Instructors

English/Spanish
Mail fee to STPA, P.O. BOX 4465, Edinburg, Texas 78540
September 1, 2021 
stpa.conference@outlook.com or call 956-222-4299/ 956-250-8298 

Promotora/CHW Ethics of the heart, Cultural Discrimination, Emotional Intelligence, Addressing Social Determinants of health, Grief and Loss, Suicide and Vaccines, Back to School & COVID19 and more.
Lodging is on your own. However, please call the Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island now to reserve your room. Availability is limited. To get the best rate, please use STXP Code. The hotel number is (956) 761-8700.


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Last updated June 9, 2021