Develop and maintain bi-directional community engagement, including with families and child caregivers. Authentic community engagement is critical to the design, implementation, and success of any local community prevention plan.
- Purposeful use of a variety of communication methods, including storytelling, by an organization to fulfill its mission. Stories can help connect communities, funders, beneficiaries, and employees to your cause and vision.
Cover proven techniques/models to design or revise local collaborative prevention plans and implementation, including how to identify and use community commonalities, strengths, weaknesses/gaps, braided funding, etc. across local prevention plans. Discuss use of community profiles and data, and parent/guardian and other stakeholder feedback to strategically prioritize community issues/needs, including inequities.
Overview of local prevention plans, including description and purpose of each plan, definition of prevention for each plan, funding streams, implementation partners, and opportunities for alignment and collaboration with other local prevention plans.
Our thanks to the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood for making these webinars possible through generous funding.