Teaching Guides and Tools

All eCBHFA training materials can be found on this page.

Want to start or adapt eCBHFA programming?
Check out the eCBHFA Implementation Guide.

Want to change a behaviour in a pandemic?
Check out the Behaviour Change Guidance materials and Doer/Non-Doer tools below.

Want to train your volunteers and staff in eCBHFA?
The red Core Volunteer Modules below consist of the five required modules for all eCBHFA volunteers and staff.

Want to plan/implement a peer educator-focused eCBHFA activity?
Check out the Peer Educator Guide. – momentrily unavailable

Want to set up an eCBHFA M& E framework? 
Check out the eCBHFA PMER Toolkit.

CORE eCBHFA VOLUNTEER MODULES

Red Cross Red Crescent in Action Volunteer

 

1. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
– Volunteer manual [English]
– Facilitator guide [English] 
– Tools [English] 

2. The community and the local branch or chapter
–Volunteer manual [English] 
–Faciltator guide [English] 

3. eCBHFA in action
– Volunteer manual [English] 
– Faciltator Guide [English] 
– Tools [English] 

4. Volunteering
– Volunteer manual [English] 
– Faciltator guide [English] 
– Tools [English] 

5. Vulnerability
– Tools [English] 

Community Mobilisation

 

1. Communicating & building relationships
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Faciltator guide [English] [French]

2. Sensitising the community to eCBHFA in action
– Volunteer manual [English
– Facilitator guide [English]
– Tools [English

3. Community resources
– Volunteer manual [English[French] 
– Facilitator guide [English[French] 

4. Community tools
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Faciltator guide [English[French] 
– Tools [English[French] 

5. Working with vulnerable groups
– Volunteer manual [English[French] 
 – Facilitator guide [English[French] 
– Tools [English[French] 

6. Health System Strengthening
– Volunteer manual [English
– Facilitator guide [English
– Tools [English

Assessment

 

1. The project planning cycle and the community assessment
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 

2. Planning the assessment
– Volunteer manual [English] [French]

3. Community assessment tools – Part 1
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 

4. Community assessment tools – Part 2
– Volunteer manual [English]– Doer/Non-Doer Analysis Tool (see here and below) [French] 

5. Conducting the community assessment: field testing and implementation
– Volunteer manual [English]  [French] 

6. Making sense of the information gathered
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 

7. Confirming assessment findings with the community
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 

8. Preparing an action plan
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 

9. Reporting on eCBHFA activities
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 

Behaviour Change

 

1. Principles of behaviour change
– Volunteer manual [English] [French
– Facilitator guide [English] [French
– Picture [multi-language

2. The Social ecological model
– Volunteer manual [English] [French
– Facilitator guide [English] [French]
– Tools [English] [French

3. The stages of behaviour change
– Volunteer manual [English] [French
– Facilitator guide [English] [French
– Tools [English] 

4. Activities for behaviour change
– Volunteer manual [English] [French
– Facilitator guide [English] [French
– Tools [English] [French

Psychological and Basic First Aid

 

1. Principles of first aid
– Volunteer manual [English]
– Facilitator guide [English] 

2. Psychological first aid
– Volunteer manual [English] [French]
– Facilitator guide [English[French]
-Tools [English] 

3. Basic life support
– Volunteer manual [English] [French]
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 

4. Basic first aid for burns and scalds
– Volunteer manual [English]  [French]                                                                                                                                                   Facilitator guide  [French] 

5. Basic first aid for bleeding and wounds
– Volunteer manual [English] [French]
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 

6. Basic first aid for choking
– Volunteer manual [English] [French]
– Facilitator guide [English]– Tools [English] [French] 

7. Basic first aid kit
– Volunteer manual [English] [French]
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 

PRIMARY PREVENTION MODULES

Healthy Ageing

Maternal and Newborn Child Health

 

1. Breastfeeding
– Volunteer manual [English[French]
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Tools [English] 

2. Care during pregnancy
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Tools [English] 

3. Family planning
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Tools [English] 

4. Female genital cutting
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Tools [English] 

5. Menstrual hygiene
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Tools [English] 

6. Newborn and new mother care
– Volunteer manual [English] 
– Facilitator guide [English] 
– Tools [English] 

7. Post abortion care
– Volunteer manual [English[French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Tools [English] 

8. Preparing for safe birth
– Volunteer manual [English] 
– Facilitator guide [English] 
– Tools [English] 

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

 

1. Crisis events and psychosocial support
– Volunteer manual [English] [Spanish] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [Spanish] 

2. Stress and coping
– Volunteer manual [English] [Spanish] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [Spanish] [French] 

– Worksheet 1  [Spanish] [Russian]

3. Loss and grief
– Volunteer manual [English] [Spanish] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [Spanish] [French] 
– Case studies for Activity 1.4 [English] [Spanish] [French] [Russian]

4. Psychological first aid
– Volunteer manual [English] [Spanish] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [Spanish] [French] 
– Tools [English] [French] [Russian]

5. Psychosocial support activities and referrals
– Volunteer manual [English] [Spanish] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [Spanish] 

– Key to filling in the referral form [English] [Spanish] [Russian]

 

Noncommunicable Diseases

 

1. The four NCDs

2. The deadly four risk factors

3. Assessment

4. Behaviour change for NCDs

5. Healthy lifestyle action planning

Noncommunicable Diseases and Youth

 

Road Safety

 

1. Road Safety behavioural risk factors
– Volunteer manual [English] 
– Facilitator guide [English] 
– Toolkit [English] 

2. Seat belts and restraints
– Volunteer manual [English] 
– Facilitator guide [English] 
– Toolkit [English] 

3. Speeding
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French]
– Toolkit [English] 

4. Helmets
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Toolkit [English] 

5. Drinking, drugs and driving
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] 
– Toolkit [English] 

6. Distractions
– Volunteer manual [English] [French] 
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Toolkit [English] 

7. Pulling it all together
– Facilitator guide [English] [French] 
– Toolkit [English] 

Violence Prevention

 

Voluntary Non-Remunerated Blood Donation

 

Topic 1 – Introduction to Blood Donation

Topic 2 – Voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation

Topic 3 – Components of blood

Topic 4 – Blood donors are heroes!

Topic 5 – Let’s donate!

Communicable Disease Prevention

 

  • Communicable Disease Prevention Full Volunteer Guide [English] 
  • Communicable Disease Prevention Full Facilitator Guide [English] 
  • Communicable Disease Prevention Full Toolkit [English] 

Topic 1. Basics of Communicable Disease 

 Topic 2. Transmission Routes

Topic 3. Teaching Disease Prevention

Topic 4. Alerting Authorities to possible disease outbreak

 Topic 5. Basic health messaging

Immunization

 

  • Introduction – Facilitator Guide: Introduction [English]
  • Introduction – Tools [English]

Topic 1 – Disease, Infection and Vaccination

Topic 2: Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Topic 3: Following the National Vaccination Schedule

Topic 4 – Promoting Complete Vaccination

Topic 5: Common Barriers to Vaccination

Health in Emergencies

 

  • Health in Emergencies Full Volunteer Guide [English] 
  • Health in Emergencies Full Facilitator Guide [English] 
  • Health in Emergencies Full Toolkit [English] 

To access material by individual topic, click below.

Topic 1.Programme cycle and disaster cycle

Topic 2. Cycle of needs post-emergency

Topic 3. eCBHFA volunteers as vital link between community and emergency teams

Topic 4. Emergency needs

OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

Epidemic Control for Volunteers

2011 CBHFA PMER Toolkit

NEW! 2021 Updated eCBHFA Project Team Bundle

includes:
+ eCBHFA Implementation Guidance

Guidance document for National Society programme managers to plan & implement evidence-based behaviour change programming 

+ Peer Educator Guidance

Guidance document for National Society eCBHFA teams to implement community-based programming using a peer educator approach

+ Behaviour Change Guidance

Guidance document for National Society programme managers to plan & implement evidence-based behaviour change programming

 

 

Doer/Non-Doer Analysis Tool:

English français español عربى
Long-term barrier analysis Analyse de faiseurs / non-pratiquants Análisis de hacedor / no hacedor تحليل الفاعل / الفاعل
Short-term barrier analysis Analyse de faiseurs / non-pratiquants Análisis de hacedor / no hacedor تحليل الفاعل / الفاعل
Sample tool
Target Behavior: Healthy Eating
Target Behaviour: Quit Smoking
Target Behavior: Limited use of alcohol
Target Behaviour: Exercising