Presentation on theme: "Fundamentals of Instructor Training. Course Purpose n Introduce you to the history, structure and activities of the American Red Cross n Prepare you to."— Presentation transcript:
Course Purpose n Introduce you to the history, structure and activities of the American Red Cross n Prepare you to teach Red Cross courses to diverse populations n Teach you the policies and procedures of the American Red Cross to ensure course consistency, quality and appropriate reporting
Course Objectives Identify lines of service in the American Red Cross Describe qualities or characteristics of Red Cross heroes and relate them to concepts of volunteerism and community involvement Identify key chapter priorities
Course Objectives Identify appropriate teaching methods and facilitation skills used in Red Cross courses Describe ways an instructor can respond to individual and group learning needs Recognize standard processes in Red Cross courses for assessing participant progress
Course Objectives Respond appropriately to a specific learner concern Identify ways the Red Cross ensures quality and consistency in course delivery Articulate how you can serve your community
The Red Cross Mission n The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
The International Red Cross The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian, volunteer organization in the world, with over 175 member countries.
Providing Feedback In giving corrective feedback– n Identify the error or behavior in a nonjudgmental way. n Define the results. n Provide or describe the corrective action or lead the participant to provide his or her own correction.
Assessing Progress Is learning occurring? Are the learning objectives being met? Are participants applying knowledge and skills?
Standards of Quality Quality, consistency, and standardized delivery Lesson plan based on well-defined objectives Instructor follows the lesson plan and does not stray from the content and learning objectives
Authorized Providers Outside companies, organizations or individuals that provide American Red Cross instructional programs