Learning Management System (LMS)

The JBS Learning Management System (LMS) provides a collection of self-paced, interactive online training modules for continuous improvement in health and health care. To get started, log in or register for a free account. Once registered, anyone can access and learn from the modules. Users can self-register by following the Instructions for Accessing the JBS Learning Management System. The LMS will keep track of course progress for you, so you can leave and come back at any time.

RCORP Guidance Modules

Thank you for your efforts to assist your community in responding to overdose and preventing harm related to opioid and other substance use. These guidance modules present you with tools to efficiently achieve your goals. Consider these e-learning modules to be helpful adjuncts to the orientation and technical assistance materials you may have already received. Brief video clips from subject matter experts and current and former RCORP grantees are an added bonus. Feel free to come and go as you need—you are not being graded and do not need to approach the modules in order. Enjoy.

Available courses are listed below with descriptions.

Addressing Stigma

This guidance module:

  • Provides definitions of stigma and internalized stigma
  • Explores a framework to measure stigma and select target populations and tactics
  • Offers a menu of evidence-based anti-stigma activities, and
  • Connects learners to national organizations that offer free and open-source resources.

Access Addressing Stigma guidance module here.  You will be prompted to log in or register for a free account.

Consortia Engagement & Retention

This guidance module shares some key ingredients in the recipe for successful consortia building such as:

  • Bringing together diverse partners
  • Overcoming challenges to broad sector engagement
  • Keeping people at the table for the long run, and
  • Developing working agreements that emphasize data-sharing and sustainability.

Access Consortia Engagement and Retention guidance module here. You will be prompted to log in or register for a free account.

Needs Assessment & Gap Analysis

A proper needs assessment and gap analysis is the foundation for an effective strategic and action plan. This guidance module discusses elements generally viewed as necessary ingredients. The needs assessment process is dynamic, should involve the community itself, and can often identify unexpected stakeholders or partners to engage in the planning or implementation process.

Access Needs Assessment & Gap Analysis guidance module here.  You will be prompted to log in or register for a free account.

Developing a Strategic and Action Plan

This guidance module takes you through the step-by-step process for crafting an effective strategic and action plan. Your strategic and action plan should include overarching strategies for implementing evidence-based, promising, and innovative approaches that reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with substance use disorder in your community. The accompanying action plan outlines the specific actions, responsible parties, and processes for measuring progress.

Access Developing a Strategic and Action Plan guidance module here. You will be prompted to log in or register for a free account.

Planning for Sustainability

A strong plan for sustainability can mean the difference between creating a resource-rich, long-term fixture in your community or closing your doors by the end of a grant cycle. This guidance module walks you through the steps for developing a sustainability strategy such as:

  • Identifying priorities
  • Considering environmental factors (policies, stigma, economic), and
  • Engaging public- and private-sector partners.

Access Planning for Sustainability guidance module here. You will be prompted to log in or register for a free account.

Social Determinants of Health

Social determinants of health (SDOH) are the conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. This guidance module covers:

  • Examples of SDOH
  • The influence of SDOH on a person experiencing substance use disorder, and
  • How equitable access to healthy opportunities leads to longevity and higher quality of life for all people.

Access Social Determinants of Health guidance module here. You will be prompted to log in or register for a free account.