These curated trainings have been developed by external partners. They are available at any time and can be accessed by clicking the "Go to training" links.





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Community Facilitator 101 Training

Topic Areas: Community group, Group facilitation
Target Audience: Public health
Approximate length: 45 minutes

Offered by: Bureau of Community Health Systems, Local Public Health Program

Requirements: Launch through TRAIN (Create account)
Cost: Free

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Facilitating Focus Groups

Topic Areas: Focus groups
Target Audience: Individuals with a background in designing or implementing quantitative research & who would like to expand their work to include conducting focus groups. Ideal for those with a MPH or another social/behavioral or health science discipline or who have equivalent experience in the design or conduct of quantitative research
Approximate length: 30 minutes

Offered by: New York City-Long Island-Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center

Requirements: Launch through TRAIN (Create account)
Cost: Free

Self-paced, video-basedGo to training
Making Meetings Work: Facilitation Skills for Public Health Professional

Topic Areas: Communication, Leadership & Management, Tools and Resources
Target Audience: Local and state public health practitioners, Public Health Nurses, Local and state emergency management staff, Anyone who facilitates meetings
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Requirements: Create account
Cost: Free

Recorded WebinarGo to training
Facilitator Training

Topic Areas: 
Target Audience: Administration, public health administrators and leadership, and the general public health workforce
Approximate length: 32 minutes

Offered by: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Requirements: Create account; Enroll
Cost: Free

Course VideoGo to training
Facilitation Management

Topic Areas: Facilitation skills
Target Audience: 
Approximate length: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Offered by: Alabama Public Health Training Center

Requirements: Registration required
Cost: Free

PowerPoint videos & slidesGo to training
Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

Topic Areas: Facilitation principles
Target Audience: IPLAN coordinators, administrators, Health educators, Coalition/Committee leaders, Preventionists & Health promoters are encouraged to participate
Approximate length: 78 slides

Offered by: Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois Public Health Institute

Requirements: None
Cost: Free

Presentation SlidesGo to training
Participatory Facilitation Techniques Workshop Curriculum

Topic Areas: Facilitation techniques
Target Audience: Knowledge management practitioners, Other development practitioners and anyone interested in building skills in facilitation
Approximate length: 3 hours 30 minutes

Offered by: US AID (United States Agency International Development) supporting the curriculum developed by TOPS (Technical and Operational Performance Support), Food Security & Nutritional Network

Requirements: None
Cost: Free

Workshop Curriculum Go to training
The Practice Facilitation Handbook: Training Modules for New Facilitators and Their Trainers

Topic Areas: Practice facilitation

Target Audience: Practice facilitators; Designed to be used by a trainer as a resource when preparing new facilitators to work with primary care practices. New facilitators may use it directly as a resource for self-study

Approximate length: 158 pages

Offered by: Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Requirements: None
Cost: Free

Handbook (PDF)Go to resource
Group facilitation and problem solving. Section 2. Developing Facilitation Skills

Topic Areas: Facilitation
Target Audience: 
Approximate length: Online; 11 slides

Offered by: Community Tool box

Requirements: None
Cost: Free

Online; PowerPoint (Summary)Go to resource
Toolkit: Effective Adult Learning: A Toolkit for Teaching Adults

Topic Areas: Communication, Tools & Resources
Target Audience: Public health lawyers; Any professional who leads trainings for adults
Approximate length: 2 hours

Offered by: Northwest Center for Public Health in partnership with the Network for Public Health Law

Requirements: Create account
Cost: Free

Toolkit/GuideGo to resource


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