2019 Annual Report: Promotoras or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program

Year: 2020
State: TX
Website link: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chw/docs/2019CHWAnnualReport.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: Administration - certification boards state health departments etc., Continuing education, General other, Role of state government, Specialty tracks and supervisor training, Training and training programs
Evidence Generation: Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Policy: General language around CHW WD
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Promotores, Training- Content modes delivery, Training- Continuing education

This annual report presents data related to Community Health Worker (CHW) and CHW Instructor (CHWI) certification, renewal rates, and trends, as well as a description of initial certification and continuing education courses for CHWs and CHWIs. This report also provides information on CHW and CHWI demographic characteristics, the location of certified CHWs and training programs in Texas, and program outcomes.

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