Presentation on theme: "Sara Clark, Program Coordinator Division of Behavioral Health (907) 269-3781 EFFECTIVE COALITIONS."— Presentation transcript:
Sara Clark, Program Coordinator Division of Behavioral Health (907) 269-3781 EFFECTIVE COALITIONS
Have a purpose Composed of staff & active members (volunteers) Group feels inclusive Good, frequent communication Be strategic Expect & plan for leadership changes (A few) Important Characteristics
Nome – underage drinking prevention Petersburg – domestic violence / distribution of alcohol What they have in common: Lots of careful planning Relationship-building Recognizing how and when to use public pressure Advocacy
DBH, Prevention & Early Intervention Section: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dbh/Pages/Prevention/default.aspx http://dhss.alaska.gov/dbh/Pages/Prevention/default.aspx SPF SIG website: http://alaskaspfsig.org/http://alaskaspfsig.org/ CADCA Primers: http://www.cadca.org/resources/series/Primers http://www.cadca.org/resources/series/Primers The Community Toolbox: http://ctb.ku.edu/enhttp://ctb.ku.edu/en Coalitions Work: http://coalitionswork.com/resources/tools/http://coalitionswork.com/resources/tools/ Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health, Dunn Butterfoss The Spirit of the Coalition, Berkowitz & Wolff SO MANY RESOURCES…!