County health roadmapS: From DaTa to Action Karen OdegaardCommunity CoachUniversity of Wisconsin Population Health Institute Sept. 12, 2013
acknowledgements • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation • Including Abbey Cofsky, Paul Kuehnert, Michelle Larkin, Jim Marks, Joe Marx, Naima Wong • Wisconsin County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Team • Including Bridget Catlin, Julie Willems Van Dijk, Patrick Remington, David Kindig, Angela Russell, Amanda Jovaag, Alison Bergum • Our Partners • Including Burness Communications, Community Catalyst, United Way Worldwide, ASTHO, NACCHO, NNPHI, Dartmouth Institute, CDC, NCHS
Learning objectives By the end of the session, you will: • Understand how to move from data to action to improve health in your community • Be comfortable navigating the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps website • Have identified specific tools to use to move action forward in your community
Photo credit: athenamat, Flickr Creative Commons Essential question How can the Roadmaps to Health Action Center help us create a healthier community?
Foundation of roadmaps • It takes everyone • Moving to the left side of the wheel • Data-driven, evidence-informed action • Focus across the health factors—including social and economic factors • Policy, systems and environmental change
Activity: Successes & Challenges Step 1: • Find an action step that has been a success for your coalition. • Leave a PINKpost-it note or two with a lesson learned, a tip, or something specific your group does well.
Activity: Successes & Challenges Step 2: • Find an action step that is a challenge for your coalition. • Leave a GREEN post-it describing your challenge. • Are there any lessons learned or tips from another coalition that might be helpful?
Photo credit: Flickr Creative Commons, BrentMoore Case study: Pleasant county Exploring the Roadmaps to Health Action Center
Challenge one • Smoke-Free Pleasant County coalition becomes Healthy PC • Focus expanded from tobacco to Pleasant County’s broader health needs • New members from multiple sectors throughout community • Members struggling to communicate coalition’s purpose
Tool overview: 27-9-3 Developing Your Persuasive Message
Individual Reflection What did you learn? How might you use this in your community?
Challenge two • Healthy PC priorities and action teams: • Access to Healthy Foods • Tobacco Use • Education, specifically, early childhood education • How can Healthy PC to find evidence-informed strategies to address each priority?
Individual Reflection What types of policies or programs do you want to look up in What Works for Health?
Challenge three • Healthy PC’s Eat Healthy action team has settled on a policy to work on: competitive pricing in Pleasant County School District schools • How can Healthy PC’s Eat Healthy action team get started on their selected policy?
Activity: Answering three key questions You are members of Healthy PC’s childhood obesity action team. Work through the Three Key Questions for Advocacy Campaigns tool to get your advocacy campaign started. A NOTE ABOUT DETAILS: Don’t get stuck on details! If you feel like you’re missing some key context or data, make it up and move on. Assignments needed: Time keeper,Note-taker Time: 5-8 min.
Tool overview: Sphere of influence • Helps groups build grassroots pressure for policy change through informal channels • Who has the power to make the policy or system change you’re working on? • Who has influence on that person? Key DecisionMaker Those with the strongest influence Those with public or political influence Influencing but not necessarily personally touching
Photo credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Anderson Mancini Individual Reflection 3 – Lessons so far2 – Unanswered questions1 – Tool you envision trying out as a result of this training
Photo credit: athenamat, Flickr Creative Commons Essential question How can County Health Roadmaps help us create a healthier community?
“There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.” -- John F. Kennedy
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