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Start Your CHW Training Academy!

Register for the next Start Your CHW Training Academy Workshop (or join the waiting list to be notified of the next workshop).

Go Further, Faster with a Full-Day of Implementation!

The Start Your CHW Training Academy Workshop consistenly receives high reviews, but participants have also consistently asked for a longer workshop that allows for more implementation time.

You asked! We listened!

Beginning in 2023, SYCHWTA will be offered as a full-day workshop so that you have the opportunity to develop or improve your CHW training academy in real time. Each participant can expect to leave the workshop further along in the planning and implementation process than before they started.

Our promise to you: A full day of implementaton that gets you further along to help you set up your CHW Training Academy faster. 

Join the waitlist to be notified when registration launches.

A CHW Training Academy is a Business!

You must develop business goals and objectives, identify partners and stakeholders, research and secure funding sources, obtain supplies and equipment, market and recruit your students, develop curriculum, get staff trained, the list goes on and on...

If you are serious about starting, revising, and/or improving your CHW Training Academy and require expert guidance, this full-day workshop is for you! No more frustration, no more headache. We take the guess work out and give you the process, blueprint, tools, and templates that you need to get started immediately!  
The ONLY workshop of it's kind, Start Your CHW Training provides you with the tools and resources to get your program up and running at lightening speed, while ensuring that you have what you need to be successful and for your learners to be successful. 

Here's What You Need...

You need to be serious about starting a CHW Training Academy and have knowledge of the profession.
(This workshop no longer caters to the curious.)

You need to be ready and highly motivated to start your CHW Training Academy.
(The most successful participants are ready to implement their programs within 3-6 months).

You need to be in a position to start a CHW Training Academy.
(Only you or your organization will know if you are in a position to do so).

You need to already be in business.
(DBA, LLC, Sole Proprietorship, Corporation, etc.)

Here’s What You’ll Learn...

Workshop Topics

• School set-up, operations and SOPs
• Curriculum Preparation
• State-specific considerations
• Partnership Development
• Marketing & Outreach
• Student Recruitment & Retention
• Student Policies & Student Handbook
• Business Tools and Technology
• Hiring Administrative/Instructional Staff
• Role of the Training Director
• 90-day Implementation Plan
• And soooo much more!

Here’s What You Will Walk Away With...

Go Further, Faster!

  • Train-the-CHW Trainer Workbook
  • Tech Stack Document (list of technology tools)
  • Marketing & Outreach plan
  • Student Handbook Template
  • 20+ Plug and Play Resources (templates, checklists scripts, SOPS, etc.)
  • 7 Bonus Templates 
  • 60-minute technical assistance consultation 

Ready to get started?

Register for the next Start Your CHW Training Academy Workshop (or join the waiting list to be notified of the next workshop).

Meet Your Instructor

Known as “The Trainer’s Trainer”, Quisha Umemba is the CEO of Umemba Health LLC. She is a subject matter expert in public health and population health strategies that support workforce development and organizational performance, and she sought out for her expertise in clinical subject matters. Boasting multiple certifications and an impressive work history, Quisha has developed, implemented, and overseen numerous health initiatives and community collaborations throughout her 20+ years of experience. A nurse with a public health background, Quisha has a multifaceted, blended expertise that enables her to design uniquely specialized curricula and training programs with multi-level interventions. The result of her training programs is a multidimensional skillset that learners are immediately able to apply to the real world, improving public health and changing lives one person at a time.


Yes! Umemba Health is a Texas DSHS-approved provider of CHW and CHW Instructor certification and continuing education. (Certificate #64, Expiration 3/2025). Our courses and trainings may also qualify for Category II CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists and towards AAMA continuing education hours for Medical Assistants.

Yes! This workshop will take you through a step-by-step process for starting your business and developing your CHW Training Academy.

No problem at all. We provide coaching and consultation for CHW Training and CHW Program Implementation and will be glad to assist. 1:1 coaching will be offered to workshop participants at the conclusion of the workshop.

English proficiency (written and spoken), laptop or computer, reliable high-speed internet/WIFI, webcam, and willingness to commit to the entire workshop for the full day. Recordings of the full-day workshop will not be shared with participants.  IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THE FULL DAY, PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER TO ATTEND. 

The cost to attend the full-day workshop is $1997.00 if paid in full, or two payment installments of $1,250.00 for a total of $2500. (You save $500 by paying in full).

Group rates are not available for public workshops. Organizations may request private workshops for their staff and stakeholders. Please email [email protected] to inquire and enter "SYCHWTA for Organzation" in the subject line. 

Ready to get started?

Register for the next Start Your CHW Training Academy Workshop (or join the waiting list to be notified of the next workshop).