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) 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: SPF SIG website: CADCA Primers: The Community Toolbox: Coalitions Work: Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health, Dunn Butterfoss The Spirit of the Coalition, Berkowitz & Wolff SO MANY RESOURCES…!