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Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation: Facilitator Led Training Guide


2. Objectives of the Facilitator-Led Training Guide

By reading, reviewing, and utilizing this guide, the facilitator will

  • Apply the principles of adult learning to training activities;
  • Formulate and utilize a training needs assessment;
  • Arrange a course based on a pre-course needs analysis and resource availability;
  • Conduct training which is relevant to participant needs;
  • Utilize local standards to personalize the training; and
  • Conduct short-term and long-term evaluation of the outcomes of interviewer training.


Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination -

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