​​Community Health Worker Certification Training Program Accreditation

The Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 10.68.02​​ (Community Health Worker Certification Training Programs) requires all CHW certification training programs to be accredited by the Maryland Department of Health (the Department) and that an accreditation shall be issued before an organization may offer a CHW certification training program

Community Health Worker certification training program accreditation applications are accepted on a rolling basis.​Before completing an application for accreditation, review all information and documents on this page.

The CHW team is available to assist training programs in their application for accreditation. Contact us at MDH.CHW@Maryland.gov or call 410-767-5971.​

For information on the renewal of a CHW certification training program accreditation, contact Tina Backe at tina.backe@maryland.gov.