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Community Health Worker Training

About the Career

The Empowering the Masses Community Health Worker Training (CHW) Program is a Texas  Department of State Health Services (DSHS) approved CHW Training Site for both CHW 160- hour (12 Weeks) training and CEU training for CHWs and CHWIs.
  • CHWs are trained to make household visits in their community and identify early symptoms of diseases. At these household visits, CHWs are trained to provide health education on how to prevent disease as well as to identify any troubling symptoms.
  • CHWs are also trained to provide referrals to nearby clinics and health facilities for treatment, and to report the disease cases.
 

The Impact of Community Health Workers

Learn more about the Community Health Workers, or Promotores de Salud, program in Texas at DSHS
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Enrolling Now for Spring '25
Community Health Worker Training

A 16-week, virtual, self-paced course to receive in-demand training, certification, and workforce skills to become a public health advocate

IMPORTANT DATES - FLYER

SEPT 3 Applications Open

DEC 3 Application Due

JAN 21 Virtual orientation

JAN 23 First Day of Class

Spring Break, MAR 10-14

MAY 8 Last day

  • Course Description
    The Empowering the Masses Community Health Worker Training (CHW) Program is a Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) approved CHW Training Site for both CHW 160- hour (12 Weeks) training and CEU training for CHWs and CHWIs. Classes are held in the morning classes and evening classes (with occasional workshops on Saturdays) and can be completed by working full time
  • Tuition & Scholarships
    Please contact us for tuition fees and scholarship information. Contact through the email : contact@empoweringthemasses.org
  • Certifications Included
    Community Health Worker Certificate (CHW) with a focus on Community Education CPR Certificate Mental Health First Aid Certificate
  • Course Schedule
    Please contact us for upcoming dates and schedules. Contact through the email: contact@empoweringthemasses.org
  • What You'll Learn in This Course
    Cultural Mediation Among Individuals, Communities, and Health and Social Service Systems Providing Culturally Appropriate Health Education and Information Care Coordination, Case Management, and System Navigation Providing Coaching and Social Support Advocating for Individuals and Communities Building Individual and Community Capacity Providing Direct Service Implementing Individual and Community Assessments Conducting Outreach Participating in Evaluation and Research
  • Course Description
    The Empowering the Masses Community Health Worker Training (CHW) Program is a Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) approved CHW Training Site for both CHW 160- hour (12 Weeks) training and CEU training for CHWs and CHWIs. Classes are held in the morning classes and evening classes (with occasional workshops on Saturdays) and can be completed by working full time
  • Tuition & Scholarships
    Please contact us for tuition fees and scholarship information. Contact through the email : contact@empoweringthemasses.org
  • Certifications Included
    Community Health Worker Certificate (CHW) with a focus on Community Education CPR Certificate Mental Health First Aid Certificate
  • Course Schedule
    Please contact us for upcoming dates and schedules. Contact through the email: contact@empoweringthemasses.org
  • What You'll Learn in This Course
    Cultural Mediation Among Individuals, Communities, and Health and Social Service Systems Providing Culturally Appropriate Health Education and Information Care Coordination, Case Management, and System Navigation Providing Coaching and Social Support Advocating for Individuals and Communities Building Individual and Community Capacity Providing Direct Service Implementing Individual and Community Assessments Conducting Outreach Participating in Evaluation and Research

Student Documents

  • Course Description
    The Empowering the Masses Community Health Worker Training (CHW) Program is a Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) approved CHW Training Site for both CHW 160- hour (12 Weeks) training and CEU training for CHWs and CHWIs. Classes are held in the morning classes and evening classes (with occasional workshops on Saturdays) and can be completed by working full time
  • Tuition & Scholarships
    Please contact us for tuition fees and scholarship information. Contact through the email : contact@empoweringthemasses.org
  • Certifications Included
    Community Health Worker Certificate (CHW) with a focus on Community Education CPR Certificate Mental Health First Aid Certificate
  • Course Schedule
    Please contact us for upcoming dates and schedules. Contact through the email: contact@empoweringthemasses.org
  • What You'll Learn in This Course
    Cultural Mediation Among Individuals, Communities, and Health and Social Service Systems Providing Culturally Appropriate Health Education and Information Care Coordination, Case Management, and System Navigation Providing Coaching and Social Support Advocating for Individuals and Communities Building Individual and Community Capacity Providing Direct Service Implementing Individual and Community Assessments Conducting Outreach Participating in Evaluation and Research

Ready to Apply or Have Questions?
Contact Us for an Application and Scholarship Information

Please contact our Program Manager through the link below or at  contact@empoweringthemasses.org

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