Community Health Worker Certification Application Based on the Completion of an Accredited CHW Certification Training Program
Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification based on Completion of CHW Certification Training Program accredited by the Maryland Department of Health
Individuals may apply at any time for certification based on the completion of a CHW certification training program accredited by the Maryland Department of Health.
Certification for CHWs is valid for 2 years from the date of issuance. CHWs must renew their CHW certificate every two years by submitting a CHW Certificate Renewal Application. An Individual may apply for the reinstatement of an expired CHW certificate by submitting a complete CHW Renewal application up to two (2) years after the certificate expiration date.
Please visit the CHW certification webpage and review all related information prior to beginning your application, https://
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Applicants should visit the Maryland Department of Health Community Health Worker Certification Based on the Completion of an Accredtited CHW Training Program website at https://pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Community-Health-Workers/Pages/Certification-based-on-the-completion-of-an-Accredited-CHW-Training-Program.aspx, prior to beginning their application, for full application instructions and information.
Individuals may apply at any time for certification based on the completion of a CHW training program accredited by the Maryland Department of Health.
Complete online application and provide required documentation. Once submitted, please do not start or submit another application.
If you would like to make a correction to a submitted application, please contact the CHW Team at 410-767-5971 or MDH.CHWApplications@Maryland.gov.
For the best online application experience, please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari as your web browser. You may experience issues using Internet Explorer.
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- Community Health Worker Certification Based on the Completion of an Accredited CHW Training Program website
- Accredited CHW Training Programs
- Annotated Code of Maryland, Health-General Article, Title 13, Subtitle 37 (The Maryland Community Health Worker Act)
- Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 10.68.01 and 10.68.02
What Happens After Submission
Once a complete application has been submitted, the applicant will be notified that the application has been received, if further information is needed, or that a decision has been made.
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