Technical Assistance

Count on us to be on your team!

The Dibble Institute has successfully provided relationship skills education in a variety of venues with diverse populations for years. We have managed large federal grants and we have sat on federal grant review panels. We are happy to share our expertise so you can be successful as well!

Our staff will consult with you to develop effective:

  • Grant and program implementation approaches,
  • Partner and participant recruitment strategies,
  • Program adaptations,
  • Evaluation plans, and more.

We meet you where you are and deliver these services in a variety of ways – email, ZOOM, conference call, in person – whatever works best for you. You may want to join our small groups of client organizations working in similar settings for even greater synergy.

Our Technical Assistance Clients include:

  • Hundreds of federal, state, and local grantees
  • IFC International
  • Mathematica Policy Research
  • Public Strategies, Inc.
  • Urban Institute
  • Cliexa

All training clients receive Technical Assistance as part of their training package. We offer two hours of complimentary consultation per organization that have held or attended a Dibble training. Additional consultation is offered on a either a retainer or hourly basis.

To learn more about our Technical Assistance Services, contact Executive Director Kay Reed at 800-695-7975 or KayReed@DibbleInstitute.org.

TA topics may include:

  • Advanced facilitation skills
  • Online teaching strategies
  • Trauma and ways to respond
  • Framing and debriefing lessons, activities, and videos
  • Handling sensitive issues
  • Preparing for your evaluation
  • Thinking through minor adaptations
  • Getting to know your participants
    • (profile of who registers and comes to classes. What zip codes, income, preferences, how to reach)
  • Ways to track fidelity
  • Referral recruiting strategies (why, how, incentives)
  • Word of mouth recruiting strategies (why, how, incentives)
  • Retention
  • Barriers to participation and how to overcome
  • Motivators
  • Recruiting partners
  • Community Service providers – referring and tracking
  • Sustainability plans
  • Supporting your grant through social media.
  • Communicating your outcomes
  • The little things that make a difference in your grant’s success– class size, room layout, Instructor engagement

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