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Clearinghouse Phase 1: Organize for Success


MAPP Presentations
 
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Local Health Department Staff Orientation PowerPoint
Orienting local health department staff not directly involved in coordinating the MAPP process is as important as orienting your community partners if a new way of doing business is going to take hold in public health. This PowerPoint is designed to assist a health director or MAPP coordinator share information about the MAPP process with a focus on the implications for the wider health department staff. More »
 
 
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MAPP Overview PowerPoint
This is the foundational PowerPoint presentation NACCHO uses to introduce local health departments to the MAPP process. More »
 
 
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MAPP and Unnatural Causes: A Strategic Approach to Tackling Health Inequities Powerpoint
This presentation was delivered at APHA Annual Conference in November 2010. More »
 
 
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Organizing for Success & Partnership Development Powerpoint
This Powerpoint presentation is the first of a two-part webinar series for HRSA Rural Grantees. The webinar coinciding with this presentation is posted below. More »
 
 
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Organizing for Success & Partnership Development Webinar
This webinar is the first of a two-part webinar series for HRSA Rural Grantees. More »
 
 
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System Partner Orientation PowerPoint
This presentation orients public health system partners to the MAPP process by highlighting MAPP's six phases, the "MAPP philosophy," and benefits cited by MAPP communities. The presentation is tailorable and assumes that system partners may not be familiar with the field of public health or see themselves as part of the local public health system. More »
 
 
Budgets and Timeline
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MAPP Budget Worksheet
 
This worksheet identifies major categories where project costs might be incurred. This tool helps users think through salary, contractual, and other costs and to develop a budget for their MAPP process. More »
 
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Sample Budget
 
This sample budget is an analysis of the costs associated with one community's MAPP process over the course of three years. More »
 
 
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Example Timeline for the MAPP Process
The example timeline uses an 18-month timeframe to organize the different phases of MAPP and potential activities that could be conducted in the MAPP process. The timeline focuses on the planning aspect of MAPP; the implementation and evaluation activities (Action Cycle) should be sustained long after this timeline. More »
 
 
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Example Workplan for the MAPP Process
The example MAPP workplan is organized by phase and includes references to related planning documents available in the MAPP Clearinghouse. The purpose of the workplan is to guide, not dictate, the planning process. The workplan should also be revised as needed. More »
 
 
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MAPP Process Sample Budget
This sample budget includes the total estimated minimum and maximum costs for phases 1–5 of the MAPP process. The budget includes staff time, training, marketing, data collection costs, and more.  More »
 
 
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Together! Healthy Knox: Sample Flyer and Timeline
This flyer was used by one community to provide an overview of the MAPP process and a timeline for the MAPP phases to community members. More »
 
 
Roles and Responsibilities
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Participant Identification Tip Sheet
 
This three-page document provides in-depth guidance on what to consider when identifying MAPP participants. More »
 
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Participation and Roles Matrix
 
This matrix depicts the type of participation recommended for each phase of MAPP. More »
 
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Participant Selection Worksheet
 
This worksheet will help users track who they have identified, why they have been selected, what they will bring to the process, and if they are available and/or interested in participating. More »
 
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Description of Subcommittee Responsibilities
 
This one-page document clearly defines the time commitment and other expectations of MAPP Subcommittee members. More »
 
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Committee Application
 
This is a sample application to serve on the Northern Kentucky Community Health Committee. More »
 
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MAPP Steering Committee Member Commitment Form
 

MAPP Steering Committee members in Monmouth County, NJ, created this one-page document to formalize committee members' commitment to the MAPP process. MAPP Steering Committees may consider adopting and tailoring this document to fit the needs of their community's process. Additionally, MAPP communities may consider including the value statements adopted during phase two of the MAPP process in this type of document. More »

 
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Committee Organizational Chart
 
This is an organizational chart for MAPP committees in northern Kentucky. More »
 
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Subcommittee Process Evaluation Survey
 
The San Antonio MAPP partnership developed this survey to gather feedback from MAPP committee participants and evaluate the overall MAPP process. Periodically using this survey will help determine the sustainability of the process. More »
 
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MAPP Coordinator Job Description
 

Focused on the assessment portion of MAPP, this job description provides a good basis for identifying the skills needed in a MAPP coordinator. More »

 
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MAPP Performance Plan
 
This resource was developed to evaluate the MAPP coordinator's job performance. The performance plan includes job responsibilities, behaviors, and outcomes. More »
 
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MAPP Coordinator Major Responsibilities and Success Measures
 

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District created this MAPP Coordinator job description. This two page document delineates the top five major job responsibilities and education/experience requirements of applicants. More »

 
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MAPP Coordinator Key Job Functions Measures and Results
 

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District created this two page document highlighting the MAPP Coordinator's key job functions. The document also provides measurements and results relative to each job function. More »

 
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MAPP Steering Committee Guidance Document
 

This document provides information to individuals responsible for convening and organizing MAPP Steering Committees (i.e. MAPP coordinators). The document provides an example description of steering committee roles and responsibilities as well as commentary to help MAPP coordinators design the committee most suitable for their communities. More »

 
 
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Circles of Involvement Exercise
This worksheet helps to identify public health system and community partners that should be involved in the MAPP process. More »
 
 
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System Partners in Montgomery County
This Excel spreadsheet is an example of a list of system partners from a MAPP community in Montgomery County (MD), compiled by students at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. The list includes local clinics, school systems, minority-focused organizations, local businesses, transportation organizations, and more. More »
 
 
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Together! Healthy Knox: Sample Partnership Participant Form
This form was used by one community to gather contact information and preferred involvement levels from community partners and potential MAPP Steering Committee members. More »
 
 
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Together! Healthy Knox: Sample Partnership Facilitator Worksheet
This worksheet was used by one community to guide its facilitators in soliciting input from community partners. The community's MAPP Steering Committee used this form to help formulate the vision for their MAPP process. More »
 
 
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Talking Points: Local Health Departments and Local Public Health
This two-page document provides guidance on what Local Health Departments should consider when talking to policymakers. More »
 
 
Getting Ready to Begin
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Organizing the Planning Effort: Justification Worksheet
 
This worksheet asks questions related to the benefits and sponsorship of the MAPP effort. These questions will help MAPP users develop the messages they need in order to build support among partners, leadership, and other staff. More »
 
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Organizing the Planning Effort: Barriers Worksheet
 
This worksheet asks users to address questions related to the potential barriers to a successful planning process and how those barriers might be overcome. This worksheet will enable users to anticipate and manage challenges before they derail the process. More »
 
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Readiness Assessment Worksheet
 
This form asks a series of yes/no questions about critical and desirable elements that must be in place before MAPP can successfully begin. More »
 
 
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Building Diverse Community-Based Coalitions
This five-page article describes the importance of building diverse community-based coalitions. The article walks readers through a series of steps from "making a plan" to "making the pitch" and "confronting conflict." A worksheet at the conclusion helps readers strategize about who to engage in their coalition work. More »
 
 
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CDC Program Evaluation Resources
The CDC Evaluation Working Group provides program evaluation resources and includes guidance on using logic models for program planning, implementation, and evaluation. More »
 
 
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Developing Effective Coalitions: An Eight Step Guide
The Prevention Institute's step-by-step guide to coalition building helps partnerships launch and stabilize effectively. The guide supports advocates and practitioners in every aspect of the process—from determining the appropriateness of a coalition to selecting members, defining key elements, maintaining vitality, and conducting ongoing evaluations. More »
 
 
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Gliffy Online Diagram Software
This free online software can help MAPP communities diagram planning, evaluation, and communication materials such as organizational charts, logic models, flowcharts, and business processes. More »
 
 
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Guide: Community Oriented Core Public Health Functions
The National Civic League and the St. Louis County Department of Health created this guide to help health departments develop the mind-set, skills, and organizational structure necessary to apply the core public health functions using a community-oriented approach. More »
 
 
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MAPP as a Framework Exercise
This worksheet helps to identify how communities can build upon and learn from previous and existing activities in designing their MAPP processes. More »
 
 
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Organizing for Success Messaging Exercise
This worksheet helps MAPP communities to engage local public health system and community partners in a MAPP process through effective communication and well-crafted messages. Effective messages should connect the goals of MAPP with the goals of the partner organizations. More »
 
 
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The Tension of Turf: Making it Work for the Coalition
This guide, authored by the Prevention Institute, helps coalitions anticipate and validate turf issues that may arise during Organize for Success and throughout the MAPP process. It offers practical support for skillfully managing the dynamic tension that commonly arises when people collaborate. More »
 
 
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Technology of Participation Facilitation Training
The Technology of Participation® approach helps groups think, talk, and work together and provides group facilitators with structured methods that: recognize and honor contributions of all, let a group deal with more data in less time, pool individual contributions into larger more informative patterns, and welcome diversity while minimizing polarization and conflict. This tool will be made available by making a request to the submitting agency. Contact Deb Burnight, CTF, at dmb1953@aol.com; Prairie River Partners, 43504 DeRocher Path, Sioux City, IA, 51106; phone: 712-943-1949 or fax: 712-943-1953. More »
 
 
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W.K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide
This Logic Model Development Guide provides step-by-step guidance on using logic models for program planning, implementation, and evaluation. More »
 
 
Other
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Coalition Core Competencies Checklist
 

This checklist was developed for the Missouri Foundation for Health's Social Innovation for Missouri (SIM) project by Trailnet and American Nonsmokers' Right Foundation (funded by the Cooperation for National and Community Service's Social Innovation Fund) to help coalitions identify their strength's and growth areas, and has been adapted with their permission. More »

 
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Example Speaker Invitation Letter
 
The Northern Kentucky District Health Department sent this letter to their senator, inviting him to be a featured speaker at their annual meeting where MAPP was being introduced. More »
 
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MAPP Training DVD
 

This DVD provides the PowerPoint-based training for the full MAPP process. Use this DVD to learn about the different MAPP phases in conjunction with the full MAPP process descriptions. This tool will be made available by making a request to the submitting agency, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. To order, e-mail Molly Hayes, Procurement Department at hayesmh@dhec.sc.gov. In the subject line include MAPP DVD and use the message box to indicate the number you would like. Each DVD costs $50. More »

 
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Community Partnerships in Rural Communities: Strategies and Techniques
 

This guide demonstrates how building partnerships among local health departments (LHDs), community health centers, healthcare organizations, offices of rural health, hospitals, non-profit organizations, and the private sector is essential to meet the needs of rural communities. More »

 
 
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Community Issues Management (CIM) Web-Based System
Community Issues Management (CIM) is a Web-based Collaborative Management System designed for local and regional organizations to frame, manage, and take action on complex issues. More »
 
 
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MAPP, NPHPSP, and Accreditation Relationship Guidance
This document explores the connections among several performance improvement processes and standards, including Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP), the National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP), and the Public Health Accreditation Board's (PHAB's) January 2009 draft accreditation standards. Communities can use this document to plan how best to leverage their MAPP and NPHPSP efforts toward accreditation preparation. More »
 
 
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MAPP and Non-Profit Hospitals: Leveraging Community Benefit for Community Health Improvement
This fact sheet provides Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) communities with information that will help them engage their local non-profit hospitals in community health assessment and improvement. More »
 
 
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PARTNER Tool
PARTNER (Program to Analyze, Track, and Record Networks to Enhance Relationships) is a tool that allows partners in a public health collaborative to measure and monitor their collaborative activity over time. The tool uses social network analysis to measure the relationship between partners and demonstrate how resources are exchanged and the levels of trust within the collaborative. The tool includes a survey that is linked to an analysis tool, making it simple for anyone to send out a survey to their partners and analyze the data. The PARTNER tool is free, with various levels of technical support (including analysis, report and presentation preparation, and workshops) available. More »
 
 
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Partnerships for Improving Community Health Training Series
This online training series helps participants implement strategies for building and sustaining partnerships, assess partnership effectiveness, and apply tools and techniques to collaborations towards alignment and achievement of shared health outcome goals. The modules are based on materials from the Partnerships for Improving Community Health regional meetings held around Florida in 2009 as well as current literature on the topic. More »
 
 
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Together! Healthy Knox: Sample Media Release
This media release was issued by one community in the middle of its assessment phase (phase 3) to provide a public update on the MAPP process. More »
 
 
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Video Clip: The Importance of Planning
This video clip is a humorous way to communicate the importance of planning to your MAPP steering committee, local public health system partners, and fellow community members involved in the process. More »