Skills Building Workshops
Skills-building workshop sessions will provide participants with the opportunity to develop new and strengthen existing skills for SBCC or EE. Workshops should provide skill building in areas such as, but not limited to, research, communication channels, advocacy, program planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, theories and approaches. Length of the workshop: two hours.
Abstracts for Skills Building Workshops have the option to be submitted under:
- Theme 1: What Works?
- Theme 2: Making Sense of the Field Now
Read more about the themes here.
Following is a suggested structure for SKILLS BUILDING abstracts
Title of Skills Building Session
Authors and affiliation (highlight the author for correspondence)
Learning Objectives for participants
Description of Skills building activity method
Discussion/Implications for the Field
Abstracts should be developed to fulfill the Five General Criteria that apply to all conference submissions:
- Relevance to SBCC and EE programs, and importance to the field
- Importance of the issue or problem addressed
- Clarity of content
- Soundness of the conclusions
- Alignment with conference themes
In addition, Skills Building abstracts should be written to fulfill these additional criteria:
- Approach to the session time frame
- Is the activity interactive (hands on)
- Are there clear learning objectives for the participants?