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CHW Instructor Training


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 Reviews

Evaluation Trainings 


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 Health Services approved provider of continuing education.

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