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Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week...

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Learner Career Outcomes

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Getting Started

8 videos (Total 116 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture 1A: Principles of Learning, Part 115m
Lecture 1B: Principles of Learning, Part 217m
Lecture 1C: Adult Education Approaches11m
Lecture 2A: Overview11m
Lecture 2B: Approaching the Health Service26m
Lecture 2C: Approaching the Community10m
Lecture 2D: Approaching the Community: Gaining Support for Volunteer Efforts16m
4 readings
Syllabus10m
Foundations of Global Health Specialization10m
Suggested Readings10m
Course Project10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1 (Covers Lectures 1-2)30m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Diagnosing Needs and Identifying Objectives

6 videos (Total 97 min), 2 quizzes
6 videos
Lecture 3B: Documents and Interviews21m
Lecture 3C: Observation of Performance12m
Lecture 3D: Training Needs to Deliver a Basic Package of Services17m
Lecture 4A: Content and Objectives13m
Lecture 4B: SMART Objectives19m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz (Covers lectures 3-4)16m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Selecting Training Methods, Materials, and Resources

7 videos (Total 95 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
Lecture 5B: Sample Methods for Learning about Educating Villagers12m
Lecture 5C: Sample Methods for Learning about a Census12m
Lecture 6A: Training Logistics14m
Lecture 6B: Matching Materials with Methods9m
Lecture 6C: Developing and Using Educational Materials/Aids9m
Lecture 6D: A Simple Training Guide17m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3 (Covers Lectures 5-6)14m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Monitoring Implementation

5 videos (Total 63 min), 2 quizzes
5 videos
Lecture 7B: Monitoring Content and Process12m
Lecture 8A: Sample Community Volunteer Session on Malaria Case Management10m
Lecture 8B: Sample Community Volunteer Session on Malaria Case Management10m
Lecture 8C: Sample Community Volunteer Session on Malaria Case Management11m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 4 (Covers Lectures 7-8)10m
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Top reviews from Training and Learning Programs for Volunteer Community Health Workers

By AOMay 26th 2019

I've been looking for a great TOT training as a public health professional. Thanks to the course coordinators for this well packaged program.

By EBOct 28th 2017

This course is fabulous if you have any intention of helping to train community health workers anywhere in the globe. Highly recommend.

Instructor

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William Brieger, DrPH

Professor, Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

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