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The Texas Association of Promotores and Community Health Workers (TAPCHW) DSHS-Certified CHW Training Center is part of the TAPCHW network established by the Board of Directors to serve the members of TAPCHW and its affiliates, to broaden the reach for CHW and CHW Instructor courses, and to further strengthen the CHW professional development in Texas. 

Training Center Requests

The TAPCHW Training Center offers a variety of options for individual CHW Instructors and community organizations to engage in educational development opportunities with CHWs. Complete the appropriate request form to connect with us. One of our training center coordinators will contact you within 7-10 business days. 


We look forward to working with you!

Writing an application

Complete this request form if you or your organization is interested in collaborating with TAPCHW to develop a NEW training curriculum for CHWs and/or CHW Instructors. 

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Complete this request form if you or your organization is interested in providing a training to TAPCHW members. 

Group Lecture

Complete this request form if you or your organization is interested in TAPCHW providing a training to your organization or team of CHWs.

Join the Training Center Committee!

Contact us at to learn how to get involved.

Available TAPCHW training curricula

The following is a list of TAPCHW's DSHS-approved CHW/CHWI ​curricula. Please contact us at if you are interested in presenting one of our currently approved topics.

  • What the Health! How to Find Health Information You Can Use

  • Learning How to Be a Community Leader

  • Self-Compassion (La Autovaloración y Autocompasión)

  • Relaxation Technique for Health

  • Reflective Listening (La Eschucha Reflexiva)

  • Understanding Different Types of Rest

  • Practical Tools to Improve Health Outcomes

  • Practical Communication & Organizational CHW Skills

  • How to conduct peer reviews on CHW-related publications & manuscripts

  • Glaucoma

  • Applying the Health Belief Model to encourage mask-wearing behaviors

  • Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection

  • What We Know About COVID-19 & Pregnancy

  • A Community Toolkit for Addressing Misinformation

  • Compassion Fatigue

  • Trauma Informed Care

  • Cáncer Colorrectal: Medidas Para Ayudar a Reducir su Riesgo (“Colorectal Cancer: Mesures to Help Reduce its Risk”)

  • Beyond An Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information

  • Best Practices & Tools for CHW Instructors

  • Understanding Older Adults: Texas CHW Resources

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