Community Health Worker Certification Application Based on the Completion of an Accredited CHW Certification Training Program Details

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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 an MDH Accredited CHW Training Program

Maryland Department of Health-issued certification for Community Health Workers (CHW) who have met the requirements to be certified based on the completion of an accredited CHW certification training program.

CHWs may apply for certification based on the completion of a CHW training program accredited by the Maryland Department of Health at any time.


Certification for CHWs is valid for 2 years from the date of issuance. CHWs must renew their CHW certificate every two years. 


Please visit the CHW certification webpage and review all related information prior to beginning your application, https://pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Community-Health-Workers/Pages/Certification-based-on-the-completion-of-an-Accredited-CHW-Training-Program.aspx


  • CHWs may apply at any time.

    Due Date

  • Approval Time

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    Completion Time

  • $0.00

    Application Fee

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Instructions

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  1. 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.

  2. CHWs may apply at any time for certification based on the completion of a CHW training program accredited by the Maryland Department of Health.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

What Happens After Submission

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  1. 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.


Agency/Contact

Form Issuer - Information

Who issues the Form?

Office of Population Health Improvement, Maryland Department of Health pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Community-Health-Workers/Pages/Certification-Program.aspx

Contact Information

Kimberly Hiner and Tina Backe

Email: MDH.CHWApplications@Maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 767-5971 / Fax: (410) 333-7501

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