Training and Technical Assistance Tools

Find training and technical assistance tools to support your prevention efforts and help you use the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).

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Resource Title Description Date Addedsort ascending
How Are We Doing? Evaluating Your Collaboration

This tool presents some considerations for evaluating your collaboration, common functions to evaluate, and examples of instruments that measure these functions.

2018
Online Tools to Keep Your Collaboration Ticking

This resource briefly describes some of the user-friendly tools currently available to help your team function more efficiently.

 

2018
Activity: Aligning Goals and Activities

This activity can help teams assess the degree to which member activities align with the collaboration’s overall purpose and goals.

2018
Are Members Satisfied?

Regular assessments of member satisfaction can help collaborating partners increase member engagement, improve group cohesion, and refine group processes and procedures. This tool offers some questions you may want to include in a satisfaction assessment.

2018
Tips for Healthy Collaborations

Successful collaboration requires careful maintenance and occasional compromise. This tool presents some tips for keeping your collaboration healthy over time.

2018
Starting Strong: The Importance of Getting an Early Win

Discover the importance of early-win projects and how they can help keep your partners engaged for the long road ahead.

2018
Managing Coalition Dynamics

To support leaders in managing group dynamics, this tool offers an overview of four stages of group development, accompanied by tips for maximizing productivity and achieving long-term success.

2018
Worksheet: Effective Social Media Planning

This worksheet presents important questions to consider prior to establishing a professional social media presence.

2018
Using Social Media to Facilitate Collaboration

This tool offers an introduction to the role that social media can play in building and growing public health collaborations.

2018
Decision-Making Models: Voting versus Consensus

This chart compares two common decision-making approaches—voting and consensus.

2018
Worksheet: Determining Member Responsibilities

This worksheet can help you successfully match workgroup activities with member interests and skills.

2018
Activity: Determining the Training Needs of New Partners

Use this activity to identify and prioritize the knowledge and training needs of your collaboration partners.

2018
Do’s and Don’ts of Collaborative Leadership

Access practical tips for leading collaborative teams, organized around five key areas for healthy and engaged groups.

2018
Beginning Your Collaboration: Tips for a Safe and Satisfying Journey

This tip sheet can help you get your new collaborative workgroup off the ground and running.

2018
Worksheet: Creating a Memorandum of Agreement

This worksheet offers a template for creating a simple memorandum of agreement.

2018
State- and Community-level Partners to Engage in Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts

This tool is designed to help prevention practitioners identify potential partners within their state and communities, whose involvement is critical to preventing opioid overdose.

2018
Opportunities for Engaging Partners to Prevent Opioid Overdose-related Deaths

This tool presents different sectors prevention practitioners may want to engage in opioid overdose prevention efforts, along with opportunities for meaningful engagement.

2018
Primary Care 101: A Glossary for Prevention Practitioners

This glossary offers an introduction to the key players in primary care.

2018
Tips for Ensuring a Culturally Competent Collaboration

This tip sheet provides an introduction to key players involved in on-campus substance abuse prevention efforts, important considerations for working together, and examples of how to engage campuses and college students in community prevention efforts.

2018
Collaborating with Higher Ed

This tip sheet provides an introduction to key players involved in on-campus substance abuse prevention efforts, important considerations for working together, and examples of how to engage campuses and college students in community prevention efforts.

 

2018

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