Narrated Presentations and Related Care Group Tools/Methods

Care Groups:  This narrated presentation describes Care Groups:  How they are formed, how they are used to cut child deaths, and the results we have seen in using them.

Barrier Analysis (BA):  This narrated presentation describes a simple formative research tool that you can use to better tailor messages and project activities to help empower mothers to have children who survive and thrive.  Barrier Analysis can be used with just about any behavior, not just child survival behaviors.   Please note that clicking these links will often download the resource directly to your browser’s download folder rather than opening them in your browser.

Local Determinants of Malnutrition Study (LDM):  This narrated presentation describes a methodology that we have used to better understand the determinants of malnutrition in particular developing countries.  The study compares poor mothers who have children who are growing well with poor mothers of children who are malnourished, identifying possible messages and project activities that can make a difference in terms of preventing malnutrition.

Concern Worldwide Census Training Manual:  This manual, which is Sierra Leone specific, but generalizable to other contexts, could be helpful in setting up Care Groups

Care Groups in Emergency and Post-Emergency Settings:  Details on Food for the Hungry’s social and behavioral change efforts in Haiti in March – December 2010 following the massive earthquake there in January 2010.

Social Network Analysis:  This narrated presentation describes a new idea on ways to apply findings from the science of social network analysis to Care Groups.

Care Groups and Volunteer Motivation:Tom Davis’ presentation at APHA Community-based Primary Health Care Conference in November 2011 discussing promising initiatives on the motivation of volunteer health workers.

Principles of Persuasion

Part 1:  Consistency and Commitment. This narrated presentation explains the scientific findings on persuasion, and how you can use persuasion principles in your food security, child survival and other community development work.

Part 2: Social Proof and Reciprocation. This is the second part of a narrated presentation on the scientific findings on persuasion, and how you can use persuasion principles in your food security, child survival and other community development work.  This session focuses on the persuasion principles of Social Proof and Reciprocation.

Overview, Principles of Persuasion. This animated presentation gives a good overview of several other principles (by Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin) not covered in the two persuasion principles narrated presentations mentioned above.

CHWs and the Psychology of Motivation Tom Davis’ narrated presentation presented at APHA Community-based Primary Health Care Conference in November 2011.

Boosting Project Performance with Social & Behavioral Change. Tom Davis’ narrated presentation given at ACDI-VOCA, August 2011.

 

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