ICF Health Program Training and Technical Assistance

Health Training + Technical Assistance

ICF International delivers customized training and technical assistance to help clients design, implement, and evaluate health programs.



From developing instructional materials to strengthening health research, ICF employs the latest learning management and e-learning systems for health-focused clients. We help clients acquire the knowledge and capacity to sustain and grow their health programs independently.

Our versatile health training offerings include:

  • Instructional systems design, integrating technical expertise, project management, and communication skills
  • E-learning and technology-enabled training
  • Instructor-led training, workshops, and seminars
  • Simulations and scenario-based tabletop exercises
  • Kirkpatrick evaluation for trainee and instructor performance

We also tailor our health program technical assistance to fit client needs, helping each select the best approaches to cost effectively maximize learning for health issues. Our vast range of technical support and capacity-building services for health programs includes:

  • Evaluating models of prevention and care
  • Implementing health policy and systems interventions in states and communities
  • Analyzing epidemiologic and surveillance data
  • Supporting federal grant programs
  • Carrying out feasibility studies and policy analyses
  • Providing health information management solutions
  • Conducting demographic and audience research

Featured Resources

  • Triage and request processing—ICF augments one-on-one consultation with fully staffed, toll-free call centers.
  • Site visits—Experts or peer-to-peer teams provide in-person guidance and support.
  • Communities of practice—Requesters, experts, and peers exchange and generate knowledge through online discussions, work groups, and resource sharing.
  • Planning, delivery, tracking, reporting, and evaluation—ICF’s custom information systems and web-based tools analyze technical assistance requests and responses and connect clients with experts.
  • Materials and tools—ICF provides printed materials, database resources, and web-based tools to help build technical and managerial capacity in community- to country-level health programs.
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • Office of the Surgeon General
      • Medical Reserve Corps
    • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
      • Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Project

    Gulf States Population Survey

    During 2011, ICF will be conducting the Gulf States Population Survey to provide timely, precise data about the mental and behavioral health issues of Gulf Coast residents potentially impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

  • Project

    The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program

    ICF International implements The DHS Program, which has provided technical assistance to more than 300 surveys in 90+ countries.

  • Project

    C-8 Health Project

    ICF programmed and hosted a web survey fielding for five months, which collected data related to the medical history of people who may have suffered ill effects from exposure to the chemical compound commonly referred to as C-8.

  • Project

    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

    ICF's data collection efforts for BRFSS surveys support public health programs and legislative efforts that improve the physical and mental health of hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.

  • Project

    GC 13 Household Survey

    ICF is responsible for programming and hosting the (Computer-assisted Personal Interview) CAPI data collection tools for the University of Washington’s international study to develop better instruments and methods for measuring population health, particularly in resource-poor settings.

  • Project

    Veterans Health Administration Survey of Enrollees

    ICF International conducted a survey to help the Veteran Health Affairs Administration (VHA) understand enrolled veterans' health care needs and their use of Veteran Affairs (VA) health care services and programs.

  • Leo RyanLeo Ryan

    Senior Vice President

    Expertise in: Health
  • Susan ZaroSusan Zaro

    Senior Vice President

    Expertise in: Health, Training + Technical Assistance, Research + Evaluation
  • Kira SloopKira Sloop

    Vice President

    Expertise in: Health, Research + Evaluation
  • Dana Keener MastDr. Dana Keener Mast

    Senior Manager

    Expertise in: Health, Research + Evaluation

Contact Info

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+1.703.934.3603 or +1.800.532.4783

9300 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22031-1207 USA

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