Certification Information

The Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program provides leadership to enhance the development and implementation of statewide training and certification standards and administrative rules for the Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker (CHW) Training and Certification Program.

Senate Bill 1051 (77th Texas Legislative Sessions) calls for the Texas Department of State Health Services to establish and operate a training and certification program for persons who act as promotores or community health workers, instructors and sponsoring institutions/training programs.

For information regarding certification go to:

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mch/chw.shtm

of contact:

Phone: (512) 776-2570 or (512) 776-2624
Email: chw@dshs.state.tx.us
Mail: Texas Department of State Health Services
P.O. Box 149347 MC1922
Attn: CHW Training and Certification Program
Austin, TX 78714-9347
 

NTCC program faculty will assist students enrolled in the CHW program in completing their application for certification and in obtaining their certification through the Department of State Health Services.