Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health / Edition 1

Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health / Edition 1

by Frances Dunn Butterfoss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787987859

ISBN-13: 9780787987855

Pub. Date: 04/13/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health is a step-by-step guide for building durable coalitions to improve community and public health.

This important resource provides an in-depth, analytical, and practical approach to building, sustaining, and nurturing these complex organizations.

Author Frances Dunn Butterfoss includes all the tools for

Overview

Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health is a step-by-step guide for building durable coalitions to improve community and public health.

This important resource provides an in-depth, analytical, and practical approach to building, sustaining, and nurturing these complex organizations.

Author Frances Dunn Butterfoss includes all the tools for success in collaborative work from a research and practice-based stance. The book contains useful approaches to the issues, recommendations for action, resources for further study, and examples from actual coalition work.

Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health explores

  • Historical foundations of coalitions and partnerships
  • Principles of collaboration and partnering
  • Benefits and challenges of a coalition approach
  • Coalition frameworks and models
  • Cultivating coalition leadership
  • Roles and responsibilities of coalition staff, leaders, and members
  • Communication, decision-making, and problem-solving methods
  • Vision, mission, and bylaws
  • Effective marketing
  • Planning for sustainability
  • Approaches to assessment
  • Developing strategic and action plans
  • Implementing coalition strategies in the community
  • Media advocacy, strategies, and tips
  • Participatory coalition evaluation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787987855
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/13/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.74(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

PART I: MAKING THE CASE FOR COALITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS.

1 Historical Perspective of Coalitions.

2 Principles of Collaboration and Partnering: Coalitions Defined.

3 Why Coalitions?

4 The Community Coalition Action Theory (CCAT).

PART II: BUILDING EFFECTIVE COALITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS.

5 Lead Agency, Coalition Staff, and Leadership.

6 Coalition Membership and Teamwork.

7 Essential Coalition Processes.

8 Coalition Infrastructure.

PART III: SUSTAINING EFFECTIVE COALITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS.

9 Marketing the Coalition and Its Agenda.

10 Funding, Resource Development, and Sustainability.

PART IV: COALITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS IN ACTION.

11 Community Assessment.

12 Coalitions and Planning.

13 Coalition Activities and Interventions.

14 Evaluating Coalitions and Partnerships.

15 Coalitions and Partnerships: Their Promise and Future.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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