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Training in communication for family planning : retrospect and prospects

Item Summary Amritmahal, G. R. East-West Communication Institute 2020-10-23T01:40:53Z 2020-10-23T01:40:53Z 1977-07
dc.description "This project was supported by the Office of Population, U.S. Agency for International Development, AID/csd-1059."<br><br>For more about the East-West Center, see <a href=""></a>
dc.description.abstract This paper reviews the aims and purposes of communication training, tracing the evolution of training in family planning communications from the early stages of national program developments to the present. The author discusses training needs and the clientele of training programs including those involved in face-to-face communications, personnel responsible for integrating interpersonal and mass communications, mass media personnel, and specialists in the production of communications materials. Other topics covered include training for integrated family planning and development programs, national and regional training centers, university based/academic programs, the training of trainers, and training facilities. Examples of successful as well as nonsuccessful training programs are used to illustrate the many different aspects of population/family planning communications training. The author concludes with an assessment of recent developments and future prospects in the field.
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Growth and Development of Communications for Family Planning -- 2. Training Needs -- 3. Training Experience: Evolution of training in communications. Training of personnel involved in face-to-face communications. Training of personnel for integrated face-to-face and mass communications. Training of mass media personnel. Training of personnel in production of communications material. Training for communications in integrated family planning and development programs. Regional centers. University based/academic programs. Training of trainers -- 4. Prospects: Training facilities. Ends and means. Training of trainers. Evaluation.
dc.format.extent x, 148 p.
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, East-West Communication Institute
dc.relation.ispartofseries A synthesis of population communication experience. Paper;2
dc.subject.lcsh Communication in family planning - Study and teaching
dc.subject.lcsh Family planning services - Employees - Training of
dc.title Training in communication for family planning : retrospect and prospects
dc.type Report
dc.type.dcmi Text
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