MAPP—Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership: A Community Tool for Health Improvement:
Tulsa Health Department INCOG Turning Point Measurable improvement in the community’s health and quality of life; Increased visibility of public health within the community; community advocates for public health and the local public health system. Ability to effectively anticipate and manage change; And stronger public health infrastructure, partnerships and leadership. • The City of Tulsa • StepUp Tulsa • Community Service Council The Partners The Vision
4 Assessments • Community Health Status • Combination of data regarding health, economic, educational and other social trends for each region • Completed for Tulsa County, in collaboration with CSC will be tailored to regions and include all data listed above • Local Public Health System (National Public Health Performance Standards) • Governance assessment of the Tulsa Health Department and other key players in Tulsa’s local public health system • THD will hire a consultant to complete this process by the end of May.
Forces of Change • Environmental, social and economic obstacles and vehicles for community change • Will be conducted regionally through surveys, focus groups and community forums over the summer months • Strengths and Themes • Organized and systematically collected feedback regarding assets and resources present in a community • Will be conducted regionally through surveys, focus groups and community forums over the summer months
Committee Responsibilities • Champions • Responsible for participating in press conference and promoting the initiative among community residents when appropriate • THD Board of Health • Responsible for overseeing final reports and implementation into THD strategic plan • Ensure that Regional issues have been translated appropriately through periodic participation in either (or both) regional and core MAPP committees • Core Planning Team • Comprised of representatives from each partner agency (CSC, StepUp Tulsa, Turning Point, INCOG, City of Tulsa, and THD) • Responsible for logistics and compilation of data collected during assessments. • Provide technical support
StepUp Tulsa Advisory Council • Comprised of executive management for local public health and philanthropic agencies • Will meet quarterly to review progress of committees. • Will offer feedback about feasibility of committee ideas and strategic issues • THD MAPP Committee • Comprised of staff representing each THD program • Responsible for facilitating and providing technical support to regional and core MAPP committees • Will develop final reports and ensure final core MAPP Committee Strategic Issues are presented to internal THD management teams • Will provide progress reports to DAC and BOH
Regional Committees • Will be comprised of community members and THD representatives • Recruitment will occur throughout April and May in a variety of settings, including coalition and neighborhood association meetings, community centers, libraries, schools and health facilities. • Committee members will be asked to sign a contract agreeing to participate in this process over the next 12 months • Regional boundaries will be determined by April 4th. • Core MAPP Committee • Membership will be comprised of representatives from each regional committee and THD representatives • Committee members will be responsible for • Ensuring their region is appropriately represented • Identifying cross-cutting issues • Reporting to regional committees
Timeline for Success • February – May • Organize for success and partnership development • June – August • Complete assessments • September – October • Identify Strategic Issues • November – December • Formulate goals and strategies (community action plans) • January (2009) • Submit goals and strategies to Advisory Council and BOH • February (2009) • Report back to regional committees approval of action plans • March – April (2009) • Internal strategic plan developed using final community report • May – June (2009) • Strategic planning process is completed and reviewed by MAPP committee • July (2009) • Strategic plan becomes effective • Regional Committees remain functioning as Turning Point Coalitions and receive quarterly reports from THD staff on progress towards goal
Benefits of MAPP • Creates a healthy community and better quality of life. • Increases visibility of public health. • Anticipates and manages change. • Creates a stronger public health infrastructure. • Builds stronger partnerships. • Builds public health leadership. • Creates advocates for public health.
Community Successes with the MAPP process • Nashville, TN 2001-2005 • Sustainable community interest in improved health • Increased opportunities for collaboration and coordination between public health system partners • Rebuilding of public health policy efforts, for example, all new development plans are required to include sidewalks • Northern Kentucky, 2001-2004 • Increased collaboration with non-traditional public health partners • Improved visibility of the health department and the community’s understanding of how to navigate the public health system • Columbus, OH 2001-2004 • Health improvement plans developed by the communities had greater success • Organized coalition building process resulted in additional funding opportunities for communities • The health department created a division of the community health to specifically maintain community engagement
Alicia Plati, MPH Program Development Coordinator Tulsa City-County Health Department 5051 S 129th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74134 Office: 918-595-4058 Mobile: 918=850-3509 E-mail: email@example.com Tracy Faith Colmenero, MBA Northeast Regional Health Consultant Oklahoma Turning Point Initiative 5051 S 129th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74134 Office: 918-595-4088 Mobile: 918-292-9476 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information