ONLINE TRAINING FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

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					ONLINE TRAINING FOR WORKFORCE
         DEVELOPMENT:
    PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE
           Elizabeth Harris, Ph.D.
                Vice President
     Evaluation, Management & Training
                Associates, Inc.
                    (EMT)
           September 16th, 2009
Online Training for Workforce
Development: Principles and Practice
   Objectives
   Learn how :
     distinct learning needs of the prevention work force
      are particularly well suited to online training, and
     online training can teach orientations and behavioral
      skills that research has shown to underlie the widely
      demonstrated success of interactive delivery as a
      component of effective prevention interventions
Online Training for Workforce
Development: Principles and Practice
   Session Outline
   Principles of Effective Prevention
   Specific Skills
   Role of Online Training
Why not just replicate model
programs?
   Challenges:
   General applicability
   Understanding core components
   Specific behavioral skills necessary to work
    effectively with youth
   Access to training
   Scheduling training
Principles of Effective Prevention
  Practice  as Skills
  Interactive Delivery as a Core Evidence-Based Practice

  Interactive Learning

  Reflective Learning

  Group Processing of Social Interaction

  Meaningful Communication with Adolescents
Advantages of Online Training
  Scheduled  at convenience of professional
  Geared to adult learners

  Opportunities to reinforce learning

  Cost effective
Now to the Online University….
   http://www.eoupresentation.org/
Questions?

   Contact information:
   Elizabeth Harris, Ph.D.
   818-990-8301
   eharris@emt.org

 http://www.mypreventioncommunity.org/
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