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Evaluation Community of Practice Webinars

The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) Evaluation Community of Practice webinar series provides a forum for WTP awardees involved in evaluation to exchange information about evaluation practices, challenges, and lessons learned. The webinars also offer an opportunity for participants to provide feedback to NIEHS on program-level evaluation methods. WTP awardees and consortium members interested in joining the webinar mailing list may contact Demia Wright.

Findings and Lessons Learned from the NIEHS Ebola Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response (IDR) Training Program

Representatives of three WTP awardee organizations discuss evaluation methods, key findings, and lessons learned from their IDR training programs. Speakers include Lisa McCormick, Dr.P.H., co-principal investigator for the Deep South Biosafety Worker Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB); Diane Stein, an evaluator and curricula developer with the United Steelworkers Tony Mazzocchi Center for Health, Safety, and Environmental Education (USW TMC); and Shari Glines-Allen, an instructor with the International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC) Center for Worker Health and Safety Education. (April 15, 2019)

Using the Minimum Criteria to Guide Program Evaluation and Self-Audit

Elizabeth Harman, principal investigator (PI) for the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and Kenny Oldfield, PI for Alabama Fire College (AFC) Workplace Safety Training, discuss how they have used or are planning to use the NIEHS Minimum Criteria for Worker Health and Safety Training to guide program evaluation or programmatic check-ins. (Nov. 26, 2018)

Evaluating the Impact of Trainers and Other Topics in Safety and Health Evaluation

Ruth Ruttenberg, Ph.D., discusses evaluations she has completed and is currently working on for the International Chemical Workers Union Council and CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training. Webinar participants also discuss collecting stories from trainers at the May 2018 Trainers’ Exchange, using a method based loosely on the Most Significant Change model. (April 12, 2018)

Training Follow-Up: Grantee Examples of Data Collection Methods

Carol Rice, Ph.D., Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training, and Kevin Riley, Ph.D., Western Region Universities Consortium, provide examples from their programs. (Nov. 30, 2017)

Introduction to the WTP Evaluation Community of Practice

Participants discuss future webinar topics, webinar frequency, and common evaluation measures for the WTP Infectious Disease Response Program. Donna McDaniel Mitchell, EdD, and Tipawan Reed, representing WTP awardee OAI, Inc., also share insights on using the Social Ecological Model to guide evaluation design. (March 6, 2017)

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