A Three-Part Webinar Series
Data Collection during COVID-19: Best Practices, Challenges, and Solutions
Part 3: Conducting Online Focus Groups: Best Practices and Innovations
The final webinar of this three-part webinar series will focus on conducting focus groups online. We will review both synchronous and innovative asynchronous options for conducting focus groups virtually and key best practices to ensure high quality data.
Part 3: Webinar Dates and Times
States and American Samoa
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Time Zone
04:00 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. Mountain
03:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. Pacific
12:00 p.m. – 01:00 p.m. Hawaii
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. American Samoa
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Time Zone
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Republic of the Marshall Islands
09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Pohnpei and Kosrae
08:00 a.m. – 09:00 a.m. Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Chuuk, and Yap
07:00 a.m. – 08:00 a.m. Republic of Palau
Part 3 Registration
Watch Part 1 and 2
Webinar recording of the Part 1: Conducting Needs Assessments in a Virtual Environment: Best Practices, Challenges, and Solutions is now available!
Webinar recording of the Part 2: Conducting Online Surveys: Strengthening your Survey Data Collection during COVID-19 is now available!
Community, tribal, jurisdiction, and state-level prevention practitioners and allied health partners and community members located in the Pacific Southwest states and jurisdictions of American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.
Dr. Carol Hagen is a senior study director at Westat with over 20 years of experience conducting behavioral health research and evaluation with an emphasis on substance abuse prevention. She has extensive experience in needs assessment and evaluation design, questionnaire development, data collection and analysis, and specializes in qualitative methods. Dr. Hagen is also well-versed in the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and has provided SPF-related training and technical assistance to SAMHSA grantees at national, state/jurisdiction/tribal, and local levels
Dr. Sandeep Kasat (MBBS, MPH), is a senior epidemiologist at Westat with over 15 years of experience in behavioral health epidemiology, especially as it relates to substance abuse, and using epidemiological data in strategic planning, and decision-making. He leads data analysis and dissemination activities on several projects at Westat. As former director of epidemiology on the Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) training and technical assistance contract, he has assisted all CSAP-funded states, jurisdictions, and tribes in using and analyzing data to highlight disparities and at-risk populations, create data-guided plans, select evidence-based strategies, inform policy and decision-making, and monitor and evaluate results to assess progress.
Certificates of Attendance
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for 1.0 hour for participating in each webinar approximately 7-10 days after each event.