The Client: Washington State Department of Health
To train Public Health professionals in community health assessment techniques across diverse communities, languages and culture groups. The participants learned tools that are practical, inexpensive and rapid and the acquired confidence to use them.
Conduct a training in basic qualitative methods to introduce professionals to usable tools for their assessment needs.
The training curriculum:
- Research issues
- Observations, participant observations and rapid assessment techniques
- Informal interviewing
- Focus groups
- Data analysis
- Reporting and presenting findings