Risk Communication: Principles, Tools, and Techniques

This brief focuses on the following points:

  • Risk communication is central to informed decision-making.
  • Guidelines exist to help programs and providers present risk information clearly and effectively.
  • People under stress typically want to know that you care before they care about what you know.
  • People under stress typically have difficulty hearing, understanding, and remembering information.

 

Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2008
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English