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With funding from the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support, NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) to engage in accreditation readiness activities. The 2013–2014 Accreditation Support Initiative (ASI) awards are intended to stimulate quality improvement and promote LHD readiness to seek voluntary national accreditation through the Public Health…Continue
Added by MAPP on October 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Accreditation will be a key topic at APHA this year, presented by PHAB (Public Health Accreditation Board). To read more of the press release outlining PHAB's presenece at APHA this year, CLICK HERE.
Added by MAPP on October 28, 2013 at 4:29pm — No Comments
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) present the 2014 Public Health Informatics Conference in Atlanta, GA- April 29-May 1, 2014. This year’s conference will feature town hall meetings, informatics workshops/tutorials, and many opportunities for networking with health sector colleagues from the tribal, local, state, national, private, and international levels.…Continue
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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is defined by the National Research Council as "a systematic process that uses an array of data sources and analytic methods and considers…
Added by MAPP on October 25, 2013 at 3:06pm — No Comments
Network LeadershipTraining Academy
Build, Manage, and Evaluate Effective Networks
May 19-21, 2014
A three-day workshop to learn how to address the challenges of building, managing, and evaluating effective interorganizational networks.
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Added by MAPP on October 25, 2013 at 3:04pm — No Comments
“A Practical Playbook: Public Health and Primary Care Together” is a new interactive, web-based tool created by Duke’s Department of Community and family Medicine, the CDC and the de Beaumont Foundation which navigates users through the states of integrated population health improvement and offers helpful resources along the way.
For more information,…Continue
Added by MAPP on October 22, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
What is the National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health?
Today’s context for public health leadership is complex, rapidly evolving, and calls for new approaches to the development of leaders for today and the future. The National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health (NLAPH) is an innovative approach to leadership development…Continue
Added by MAPP on October 22, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments
NACCHO’s Workforce Resource Center serves as a new hub for local health departments to access information and tools on topics relevant to the development of a more competent workforce, including: workforce-oriented accreditation prerequisites, certifications and competencies for public health practitioners, and NACCHO’s workforce policy statements and publications.
Visit the Workforce Resource Center at…Continue
Added by MAPP on October 11, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments
Provide feedback on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and help shape the future of the public health workforce. The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is currently…Continue
Added by MAPP on October 9, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments
The National Public Health Performance Standards (NPHPS) Version 3 guides are now out and ready to be used! Use the various tools and documents to conduct your Local Public Health Status Assessment (LPHSA), a key part of the MAPP process! If you have any further questions about the documents, please email Mary Kate Allee at email@example.com. …Continue
Added by MAPP on October 4, 2013 at 10:41am — No Comments
Haven't had a chance to attend a MAPP training in person yet? No worries! This MAPP Training Module will walk you through some of the key concepts to learn in Phase 1: Organizing and Phase 3: Assessments in the MAPP planning tool. Follow along with the content and even hear a few stories from the field!…Continue
Added by MAPP on October 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments