269050 Basics of implementing a training series

Saturday, October 27, 2012 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Marshare Penny, MPH , Epidemiology and Program Evaluation, Riverside County Department of Public Health, Riverside, CA
The speaker will share and describe the steps in implementing a staff-driven training series modeled after that developed by a County that is demographically different. The speaker will share their approach to the design and implementation of this training. Areas of focus will include the selection of health topics, the logistics of scheduling sessions, maintaining a strong cohort of facilitators, fostering the ongoing interest and participation of Department staff, and the successes, challenges and lessons learned during program implementation. Participants will learn how to prepare their team for the facilitation of sensitive topics such as racism, discrimination, and health disparities.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Design a training series, adapted to meet the needs of a specific Department or organization. Identify important logistical items to address to ensure successful training implementation.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a founding member of the Riverside County Department of Public Health's Health Equity Committee and a member of the executive sub-committee responsible for the development of the the training material presented.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.