2022 Certification Training Dates
Spring: February 3 - May 19
Fall: September 15 - December 29
Community Health Worker Instructors are individuals approved to provide instruction and training in one or more core competencies for Community Health Workers. Umemba Health's CHW Instructor Certification Course places emphasis on virtual-Instructor Led Training (v-ILT) and the program is 100% virtual. The CHWI course features hands-on practice (experiential learning), group activities, demonstrations, role-playing, case studies, and simulations.
The CHW Instructor Certification Program will provides 160 hours of instruction and training and the curriculum reviews the following topics:
CHW Core Competencies
Adult Learning Theories
Identifying Learner Needs and Professional Practice Gaps
Learning Outcomes vs Learning Objectives
Virtual Facilitation Skills
Facilitator Role vs Producer Role
Virtual Interaction and Collaboration Tools
Types of Professional Development Offerings
Developing a Lesson Plan
Conducting Literature Review
READY TO GET STARTED?
To be eligible for admission, applicants must be able to read and write English, and meet the following requirements for in-state and out-of-state residency:
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Complete all steps of the admission process.
Umemba Health Academy
Certification and Continuing Education for CHW Instructors is offered through Umemba Health Academy. Visit Umemba Health Academy and browse our current catalog of available continuing education offerings. Umemba Health LLC is a Texas Department of State of Health Services approved provider of continuing education.