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.

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
Facilitator guide
Tools

2. The community and the local branch or chapter
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

3. eCBHFA in action
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

4. Volunteering
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

5. Health system strengthening
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

Community Mobilisation

1. Communicating & building relationships
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

2. Sensitising the community to eCBHFA in action
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

3. Community resources
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

4. Community tools
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

5. Working with vulnerable groups
– Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

6. Health System Strengthening
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

Assessment

1. The project planning cycle and the community assessment
Volunteer manual

2. Planning the assessment
Volunteer manual

3. Community assessment tools – Part 1
Volunteer manual

4. Community assessment tools – Part 2
Volunteer manual
– Doer/Non-Doer Analysis Tool (see below)

5. Conducting the community assessment: field testing and implementation
Volunteer manual

6. Making sense of the information gathered
Volunteer manual

7. Confirming assessment findings with the community
Volunteer manual

8. Preparing an action plan
Volunteer manual

9. Reporting on eCBHFA activities
Volunteer manual

Behaviour Change

1. Principles of behaviour change
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

2. The Social ecological model
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

3. The stages of behaviour change
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

4. Activities for behaviour change
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

Other languages:

Psychological and Basic First Aid

1. Principles of first aid
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

2. Psychological first aid
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
-Tools

3. Basic life support
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

4. Basic first aid for burns and scalds
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

5. Basic first aid for bleeding and wounds
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

6. Basic first aid for choking
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

7. Basic first aid kit
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

PRIMARY PREVENTION MODULES

Maternal and Newborn Child Health

1. Breastfeeding
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

2. Care during pregnancy
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

3. Family planning
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

4. Female genital cutting
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

5. Menstrual hygiene
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

6. Newborn and new mother care
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

7. Post abortion care
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

8. Preparing for safe birth
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

1. Crisis events and psychosocial support
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

2. Stress and coping
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

Worksheet 1

3. Loss and grief
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Case studies for Activity 1.4

4. Psychological first aid
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Tools

5. Psychosocial support activities and referrals
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide

Key to filling in the referral form

Other languages:

Noncommunicable Diseases

1. The four NCDs

2. The deadly four risk factors

3. Assessment

4. Behaviour change for NCDs

5. Healthy lifestyle action planning

Road Safety

1. Road Safety behavioural risk factors
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

2. Seat belts and restraints
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

3. Speeding
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

4. Helmets
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

5. Drinking, drugs and driving
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

6. Distractions
Volunteer manual
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

7. Pulling it all together
Facilitator guide
Toolkit

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

Health in Emergencies

Health in Emergencies Introduction

Access the complete Health in Emergencies Full Toolkit here.

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