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About Us

ABOUT THE DFW-CHW ASSOCIATION

The DFW-CHW Association was established in 2014 by Denise A. Hernandez and other allies and stakeholders. Our Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All Board of Director Members and partners volunteer their time and efforts to the success of the Association and CHW members. Read more about some of our exclusive CHW-led projects here.

ABOUT OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS


ABOUT COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS

 

For more information on each of the 8 core competencies, see this list of Competency Areas.


How to become a certified CHW, CHW Instructor, or CHW Training Center

For information on how to obtain state certification as a CHW, CHW instructor, or Training Center, please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Community Health Worker – Certification Applications website or see Certification & Renewal Requirements.


How to renew CHW/ CHWI/ Training Center Certification

For information on how to renew state certification as a CHW, CHW instructor, or Training Center, please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Community Health Worker – Certification Applications website see Certification & Renewal Requirements.

For more information about CHWs, CHW Instructors, and CHW Training Centers, please visit Texas DSHS CHW website.