Communication

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Exploring Cross-Cultural Communication

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This course invites learners to spend time thinking about and developing their own responses to a variety of ideas and situations about culture, communication and public health. Learners will explore the meaning of culture, methods of communications, and strategies for communicating more effectively.

Intended Audience

General

Learning Objectives:

  • Give examples of discriminating and non-discriminating practices in providing public health services...
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Cross-Cultural Communication and Nutrition Assessment

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This course is designed for WIC personnel and other health care providers who complete nutrition assessments. Awareness of cross-cultural communication allows WIC personnel to create a more rich and enhanced assessment and counseling experiences with clients. The goals of the course are to:

  • Describe cross-cultural communication and why it is necessary in practice.
  • Provide examples of effective communication techniques when completing nutrition...
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Managerial Communications

On completion of this course, the user will be able to demonstrate written and oral communication skills that are needed as a leader in a health department by:  identifying communication skills, listing effective presentation skills, and distinguishing different writing techniques.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Module 1:  Effective Interpersonal Communication - Distinguish the fundamental elements of message, explain the message model,...
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Basic Customer Service Skills: The Heart of Communications

This course covers the basics behind effective communications.  The "Total Package" of communication helps participants understand the components of communication.  The communication process, the importance of listening, and barriers to effective communications are also discussed.

Intended Audience:

General

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the communication process
  • Discuss the importance of listening
  • Explain the...
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The Messenger Chronicles: Introduction & The Four Cs

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Contact: Brandi Bordelon
Phone: (504) 988-1342
E-mail: trdirect@tulane.edu

 

The "Messenger Chronicles: Effective communication strategies for difficult conversations" presents a new framework for communication in difficult situations.  This framework shifts focus away from managing "difficult" people towards and understanding of the process of difficult conversations and accepting responsibility for one's own...

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How to Manage Conflict so it Does not Manage You

This course describes essential strategies to improve effectiveness when dealing with all types of interpersonal and group conflicts that may be experienced with co-workers, bosses, and employees in the workplace.  With the right strategies, even conflict-avoiders and in-your-face confrontational types will learn ways to increase their chances of achieving win-win outcomes, while improving interpersonal communication in the process.

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Basic Customer Service Skills: "Hello" Now What? Telephone Skills

This course covers the basics of communication techniques for the telephone.  Immediately following the review of the basics, this webinar will provide some additional information and tips to help improve your effectiveness when answering the telephone.

Intended Audience:

General

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the importance of three critical values
  • Learn three primary telephone skills
  • Review basic procedures of answering a...
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Basic Customer Service Skills: Customer Service 101

Every job position has customers.  This webinar helps participants explore who their customers are.

Intended Audience:

General

Learning Objectives:

  • Define who customers are
  • Define service
  • Explain RATER - the five service quality elements
  • Discuss the communications/customer service connection

Pre-requisites/Learning Level:

No Pre-requisites

Competencies addressed:

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Productive Communication Skills

Contact: Brandi Bordelon
Phone: (504) 988-1342
E-mail: trdirect@tulane.edu

Description:
This course is designed to provide you with the communication skills you will need to help you take the next step up in your organization. After taking this course, you will be able to reach a positive outcome with those you supervise by understanding personal communication style differences, using turn-taking...

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Effective Communication for Environmental Public Health

Contact: N/A
Phone: (206) 685-1130
E-mail: nwcphp@u.washington.edu

Description:
Do you find yourself struggling to communicate your public health message? This self-paced, interactive module is designed for public health professionals, especially those responsible for implementing environmental health programs. It introduces key communication strategies to help field workers successfully educate the...

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