Linking C.O.R.E. Leaders

COVID-Opioid Rural Education

CloseThis interactive course is designed to support Natural Community Leaders in their efforts to lessen long-term harms associated with the overlapping epidemics of opioid misuse/abuse in their rural communities. Natural Community Leaders will gain skills in action planning in response to community need, community organizing and mobilization, planning for sustainability and evaluation, and navigating sensitive topics. 

This course is open to anyone with familiarity of their community's needs/priorities and dedication to engaging in community-level work that is sure to create long-term positive influence. 

Target Audience: 

  • Community health workers
  • Law enforcement
  • Faith-based leaders
  • Public health professionals
  • Professionals from non-traditional sectors
  • Policy-makers
  • Students
  • Other community leaders

Duration: ~ 20 hours

Continuing Education: May be available

Format: Asynchronous

Last Updated: October 25, 2021

Author: Sara Hanafi, MPH 

With questions, contact Sara Hanafi at shanafi@unr.edu.

Course Curriculum

  1. 01
    • Course Instructions

    • Survey Instructions

    • Demographic Survey

    • Initial Data Collection

  2. 02
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  3. 03
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  4. 04
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  5. 05
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  6. 06
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  7. 07
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  8. 08
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  9. 09
    • Module Introduction

    • Module Lesson - Guest Presentation

    • Tools/Resources

  10. 10
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  11. 11
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  12. 12
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

  13. 13
    • Module Introduction

    • Pre-Test

    • Tools/Resources

    • Module Lesson

    • Post-Test

    • Course Evaluation

Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE) Grant #2020-46100-32840/Project Accession #024105 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

We would also like to acknowledge our Advisory Group members for their support in this project:

Gerold Dermid, MBA

Sara Hanafi, MPH

Tamara Telles

Jacqueline Parrish

Meredith Levine

Kenneth Retzl, Ph.D.

Andrea Gregg, MPH

Anna Rondon

Bala Salgado

Christy Stuth, MPH, RDH

Doug Taren, Ph.D.

Helene Silverblatt, MD

Jill Baker-Tingey

Joe Iser, MD

Leah Caswell, MD

Sharon Finarelli

Valerie Cauhape Haskin, M.S., MPH