Building and Strengthening Partnerships

Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health (APEXPH) Workbook:The tool, developed by the National Association of County Health Officials, guides health officials through assessing and improving the organizational capacity of their departments, and in working with local communities to assess and improve the health status of their residents.

Community Tool Box:The mission of the Community Tool Box is to promote community health and development by connecting people, ideas, and resources. The website provides tools needed to build healthier and stronger communities. The web site also provides information for those interested in a variety of community health and development issues and connects individuals to personalized assistance for improving community change efforts.

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP): The Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) is a strategic planning process for improving community health. Facilitated by public health leaders, this framework helps communities apply strategic thinking to prioritize public health issues and identify resources to address them.

Partnership Self-Assessment Tool: This easy-to-use off-line free Tool gives partnerships a way to assess how well their collaborative process is working and to identify specific areas they can focus on to make the process work better. The Tool is provided to partnerships at no charge by the Center for the Advancement of Collaborative Strategies in Health at The New York Academy of Medicine with funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

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