- Identify focus group standards for planning and logistics.
- Moderate a focus group utilizing listening, open-ended questioning, and probing techniques while encouraging active participation.
- Manage the logistical execution of the focus group with attention to conversation flow, group participation, and time-keeping
Date: December 14, 2018
New York City-Long Island-Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center with revisions made by the Region 2 Public Health Training Center
In this video-based training program, participants sit in on a mock focus group and watch as the moderator models different techniques to carry out the focus group. The program addresses techniques including ice-breaker exercises, validation techniques, and other strategies to probe group members for clarity and deeper meaning, while encouraging group interactions and active conversation.