2020 Annual Report: Promotora or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program



Authors: DSHS Promotora or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program
Year: 2021
State: TX
Website link: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/2020CHW_Annual_Report_Final.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: General other, Process and development, Role of state government, State input in process
Evidence Generation:
Policy: General language around CHW WD, General other
Sustainable Financing: Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
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. The CHW Program supports the Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Advisory Committee as mandated by Health and Safety Code, Chapter 48.



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