Presentation on theme: "The DeKalb County Experience with MAPP Funding and Resources Teresa Daub DeKalb County Board of Health September 27, 2005."— Presentation transcript:
The DeKalb County Experience with MAPP Funding and Resources Teresa Daub DeKalb County Board of Health September 27, 2005
Presentation Objectives 1.Provide background and context to explain how DeKalb County initially funded the MAPP process. 2.Describe how the MAPP process helped the county attract new funding.
MAPP Phase One (Organize for Success) Determine the necessity of undertaking the MAPP process. Identify and organize participants. Design the planning process. Assess resource needs and secure commitment. Conduct a readiness assessment. Manage the process.
Resource Needs Personnel Operational Support Champions (Agency and Community)
Securing Commitment: Personnel DeKalb County Board of Health (3 FTEs) Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta (.5 FTE) Grady Health System (.5 FTE) Total: 4 FTEs
MAPP Implementation Structure Steering Council (SC) Facilitated by two volunteer Co-Chairs Membership: Community Members Staff Support provided by MAPP Partners CTSA CHSA LPHSA FOCA Each Facilitated by two Co-Leaders (1 from Steering Council) Additional Participants: community volunteers Staff Support provided by MAPP Partners
Securing Commitment: Operational Support Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta DeKalb County Board of Health Grady Health System United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta Total: $75,000
Securing Commitment: Champions Agency: Director, Board, Internal Readiness Team, Staff Volunteers, MAPP Support Staff External: Agency Partners, MAPP Initiating Group, Steering Council Co-Chairs, Steering Council, Community Volunteers
Lessons Learned Critical Components for Building Resources: Organizational Culture Purpose Timing Staff
Attracting New Funding Grants Kaiser Steps Sustainment Grant ($100,000) Steps to a HealthierUS ($1 million+) Operational Support Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta DeKalb County Board of Health Grady Health System United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta
Lessons Learned MAPP Provided Three Keys for Successful Funds Seeking: Clear Purpose Substantiated Health Priorities Collaboration Infrastructure
Future Directions Tobacco Coalition, Steps Leadership Team and Healthy DeKalb Meeting to Discuss Sustainability, October 2005 Healthy DeKalb Committed to MAPP/Mini-MAPP, every 1-2 years
Benefits of MAPP Establish stronger partnerships within community Proactively manage change rather than react to it Improve community health Create and strengthen public health systems Assure the implementation of the 10 Essential Services...
Leveraging Resources There is representation from DeKalb Medical Center, Grady Health System, and connections to Emory University. By business standards, these individuals are competitors. However, with the MAPP process in place, they sit in discussion at the same table. -Cathy Gearring from Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta NACCHO Exchange Summer 2002
Contact Information Teresa Daub Public Health Advisor, beginning 10/3/05 CDC Office of Chief of Public Health Practice Edna Holloway Healthy DeKalb (MAPP) Coordinator DeKalb County Board of Health