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The reports, webinars, and other tools listed below provide information to help local health departments (LHDs), non-profit hospitals, and other organizations conduct collaborative community health assessment and improvement processes using Healthy People 2020 (HP 2020).

 
Presentations
 
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Healthy People 2020: Local Action Leading to Better Health and Well-Being
These PowerPoint slides are from a presentation given by Barbara Laymon, Lead Program Analyst at NACCHO, at the American Public Health Association 2013 Annual meeting. The presentation was part of a session on Healthy People 2020: Addressing social determinants to achieve health equity. More »
 
 
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United Ways and the Social Determinants of Health: Working on the Three Building Blocks of Life
These PowerPoint slides are from a presentation given by Sandra Serna Smith, Manager of Health at United Way Worldwide, at the Healthy People 2020 State Coordinators Meeting in April 2012. Smith discussed how United Way is addressing social determinants of health through their network of affiliates and the three building blocks of life. More »
 
 
Reports
 
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Healthy People and MAPP: Survey Findings on Connections, Collaborations, and Challenges
NACCHO surveyed the 434 participants of the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) social network site regarding their use of MAPP and HP 2020. This 18-page report describes the current MAPP activity of participants, their views of the impact of MAPP on community health assessment processes and health outcomes, and information regarding the use of HP 2020 within community health assessment activities. More »
 
 
Tools
 
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Healthy People Consortium Toolkit
The HP 2020 Consortium Toolkit contains presentations and materials to assist users in understanding, implementing, and marketing HP 2020. The toolkit includes a ready-to-use HP 2020 PowerPoint presentation including slides tailored for specific audiences, a Determinants of Health presentation, printer-friendly objectives, HP 2020 program planning tools, and more. More »
 
 
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Tips for Transitioning from Healthy People 2010 to 2020
HP 2020 builds upon four previous Healthy People publications. However, there are major differences between HP 2010 and HP 2020, resulting in some confusion over many of the HP 2020 targets and delayed uptake of HP 2020 as a resource for community health assessment and improvement planning at the state and local level. This document lists strategies on how best to use the HP2020 framework, and transitioning from HP 2010 to HP 2020. View the document here.
 
 
Videos
 
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How To Use Healthy People in Your Assessment and Planning Efforts
Community health assessment and improvement planning can be overwhelming, but HP 2020 can make it easier. NACCHO created a series of short videos, each under three minutes, to showcase how elements of HP 2020 can assist assessment and planning activities. There are five videos total, including topics such as:

 
 
Webinars
 
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Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies and Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action
PolicyLink and NACCHO presented a webinar on "Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies & Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action". This webinar focuses specifically on why equity is critical to Health in All Policies (HiAP) and Health Impact Assessments (HIAs), and specific strategies to implement and ensure equity. The speakers discuss principles and frameworks for the inclusion of equity, as well as present examples of the principles in practice. In addition to those working currently working with HIA and HiAP, the webinar is recommended to public health and environmental health practitioners, urban planners and community groups.

 
 
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Accreditation and Healthy People 2020
NACCHO’s Quality Improvement (QI) and Accreditation Preparation Webinar Series provides periodic webinars as part of NACCHO''s continued commitment to QI and preparing LHDs for national accreditation. This 90-minute webinar discusses the connections between LHD accreditation preparation and HP 2020. The webinar provided an overview of HP 2020 from CDC staff, and featured representatives from LHDs with experience preparing for PHAB accreditation and incorporating HP 2020 activities into their work.

 
 
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Developing Goals, Objectives, and Performance Indicators
This 60-minute webinar describes the difference between a goal, objective and performance indicator; discusses how national guidance from HP 2020 can be used to guide development; provides information on how to write realistic, measurable and time-framed objectives; describes one LHD''s work in this area; and more.

 
 
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Using the Health Indicators Warehouse in Community Health Assessment
NACCHO hosted a webinar on the use of HP 2020 and the Health Indicators Warehouse in community health assessment and improvement planning. This 90-minute webinar includes information on ways that HP 2020 can support community health assessment and community health improvement processes, navigating the Health Indicators Warehouse website, accessing local-level indicators for a specific community, and how to use HP 2020 and the Health Indicators Warehouse with partners to begin selecting indicators.

 
 
Related NACCHO Programs
 
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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) is a community-driven strategic planning tool for improving community health. Facilitated by public health leaders, this tool helps communities apply strategic thinking to prioritize public health issues and identify resources to address them. MAPP is not an agency-focused assessment tool; rather, it is an interactive process that can improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and ultimately the performance of local public health systems. HP 2020 can be easily integrated into the six phases of MAPP. More »
 
 
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Resource Center for Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans
The Resource Center for Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans (CHA/CHIP Resource Center) provides practical, customizable tools and resources to all LHDs in a central and publicly accessible location. The CHA/CHIP Resource Center contains example high-quality CHAs and CHIPs and case studies of communities who have completed CHAs and CHIPs for accreditation preparation and more. More »