213.0 MAPP Workshop

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
Business Meeting
The MAPP Workshop will provide an interactive forum for learning about the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) process. Participants will learn why MAPP advances public health practice through community organizing, strategic planning, and systems change. Through table top exercises and group discussion, participants will gain an understanding of the competencies and skills, such as facilitation, dialogue and partnership building, which are essential to successful MAPP implementation. The workshop will also address common challenges and strategies for overcoming obstacles often experienced by MAPP communities. Potential, new, and experienced MAPP users are encouraged to attend this workshop. To register for this workshop, please visit: http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/survey-intro.zgi?p=WEB228AYVKFBF2.
Session Objectives: 1. To provide an overview of the MAPP process 2. To describe the theoretical underpinnings of MAPP 3. To provide guidance on how to initiate MAPP in local communities 4. To describe the competencies and skills used in MAPP implementation 5. To identify common challenges in MAPP implementation and strategies for overcoming obstacles 6. To describe benefits of MAPP 7. To provide an interactive engaging learning environment
Heidi Deutsch, MA, MSDM

8:30 AM
8:50 AM
Presentation II -- Julia Joh Elligers
Julia Joh Elligers, MPH

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Organized by: APHA-Innovations Project