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Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program (Texas Department of State Health Services)

Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 146: Rules regarding training and certification of promotores(as) or community health workers
See page 14 for rules concerning the curriculum.

Community Health Worker Texas (East Texas AHEC)

Community Health Worker National Education Collaborative (hosted out of University of Arizona)

Community Health Workers (Partners in Health)

Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions (Evidence Report/Technology Assessment Number 181, Prepared for the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2009)

Community Health Workers/Promotores de Salud: Critical Connections in Communities (PDF; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Diabetes Prevention)

Community Health Worker Section of the American Public Health Association

  • The Community Health Workers (CHW) Section seeks to promote the community's voice within the health care system through development of the role of Community Health Workers (including Promotores de Salud, Community Health Representatives, Community Health Advisors and related titles) and provides a forum to share resources and strategies.

Decentralizing Health Care Delivery by Using Community Health Workers (Institute of Medicine, The National Academies)

  • The IOM publishes reports and books as well as conducts workshops on a broad variety of health-related topics.  They serve in an advisory capacity to the Nation so, if they say it should happen, then there are generally initiatives to help make it happen!