Interviewing Techniques (I is for Investigation, Session 4)

Fee:None
Length: 40 minutes
Description:This training provides an overview of different methods of interviewing, standardization of interviews, interviewer training, interviewing techniques, and confidentiality.

This module is part of the "I is for Investigation" training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of outbreak investigation.
To Access and Complete This Training:

To create a login ID and password for the NCIPH Training Website, click on the Create An Account link. If you have previously created an account, click on the Login to Training Link. Please read over the information on this page first.

This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Amy Nelson, PhD, MPH

Narrator:

Rachel Frantz

NCIPH Reviewer:

Tanya Montoya, MPH, CPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Brettania Lopes, MPH

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Demonstrate professional interpersonal, interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary communication (III.C.2)
Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2
Demonstrate professional interpersonal, interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary communication (III.C.2)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
3A2. Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency (e.g., using age-appropriate materials, incorporating images) (3: Communication Skills)
6A3. Describes how public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) are used in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
1B8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
3B2. Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency (e.g., using age-appropriate materials, incorporating images) (3: Communication Skills)
6B3. Applies public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 3
1C8. Ensures collection of valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
3C2. Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency (e.g., using age-appropriate materials, incorporating images) (3: Communication Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.5. Manage the recording and/or transcription of data according to protocol.

References

Fowler, F. and Mangione, T. (1989). Standardized Survey Interviewing. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

Gregg, M. (ed). (2008). Field Epidemiology. Oxford University Press.

Holstein, JA and Gubrium, JF. (1997). Active Interviewing. In Silverman, D. (Ed.) Qualitative Research: Theory, Method, and Practice. London: Sage Publications, pp. 113-129.

Rubin, HJ and Rubin, IS. (1995). Interviews as Guided Conversations. Qualitative Interviewing: The Art of Hearing Data. Sage Publications, pp. 1-16, 122-144.

Salant, P. and Dillman, D. (1994). How to Conduct Your Own Survey. John Wiley & Sons.

Scheuren, Franz. (1997). What Is a Survey? Alexandria, VA: Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association. http://www.amstat.org/sections/srms/pamphlet.pdf

Stehr-Green, J.K. (2002). Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas: Case Study Instructor's Guide. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

To Access and Complete This Training:

To create a login ID and password for the NCIPH Training Website, click on the Create An Account link. If you have previously created an account, click on the Login to Training Link. Please read over the information on this page first.