Best practices for a Train-the-Trainer program

Etta Short, a trainer with the International Quitline Institute & Director of Clinical Development and Support at Alere Health, presented at the 2015 World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH) a high-level overview of best practices for building a tobacco treatment Train-the-Trainer program.

The presentation includes:

  • considerations for the organization;
  • basic ingredients – trainer and curriculum;
  • a matrix of qualities for a super trainer or training team; and
  • a resource for evaluating trainer skill – a source for competencies and an example of how to operationalize competencies to support evaluation.

WCTOH 2015 Presentation: Train the Trainer , as well as numerous other presentations, curricula, and guides, is available in the Resources section.