Continuing Education

Once CHWs become certified, they must complete 20 hours of continuing education (CEU) to maintain their certificate.  Continuing Education must provide information that complies with the DSHS core competency mandates.  Of the 20 CEU hours required, at least 10 must be provided by a DSHS Gateway to Care certified Community Health Worker Training Institute (CHWTI)Gateway to Care provides CEU most months, with the exception of March.  

In March, CHWTI collaborates with other community partners to host the Annual CHW Conference in Houston, Texas.  In addition to the monthly scheduled CEU workshops, CHWTI offers classes and workshops throughout the year working to fill educational gaps.  The extra workshops are sometimes DSHS certified and sometimes not and are often in collaboration with other community partners.   

Workshops are developed to fill the needs of CHWs, however certification is not required to attend.  There is no cost to attend.  If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email  

Continuing Education 

Workshop Series-2016

 Save the date…

Self-Esteem -- 2016  To RSVP click here:

Friday, April 22, 2016

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

3611 Ennis St. 

Houston TX.,    77004

(Auditorium Third Ward Multiservice Center)

Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Training Registration click here.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 

10:00 am-11:30 am

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD Conference Center, Room 104

9401 Southwest Freeway

Houston, Texas 77074

10th Anniversary CHW Conference

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

More information and Registration click here

Please note that our 2016 CHW CEU classes are:

Additional classes may be added or subtracted.

·         offered in English.

·         subject to change (day may change).

·         Space is limited, registration is strongly suggested, to so on the following site: click here.

·         begin promptly; students must be on time and stay the entire class to receive full credit.

·         held at the Third Ward Multi service Center (Auditorium), 3611 Ennis St. Houston, TX 77004; phone number: 713-783-4616 Ext. 228.

·         More information click here: