Webinar Trainings

ArCOP will be kicking off our Webinar Series for 2018 using the Community Tool Box developed by the University of Kansas. Please take this 2 minute survey so we can identify community topics that we will cover this year. We will be sending out a schedule of webinar training dates beginning in April. 

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In order of importance, pick five topics that you would like ArCOP to present. See an explanation below of the list of lessons that will be covered.

Advocating for Change

  • Twenty Guidelines for Effective Advocacy
  • Preparing for Advocacy through Research 
  • Matching Advocacy Tactics with Your Situation and Goals
  • Implementing Advocacy Tactics with Allies and Against Opposition
  • Putting It All Together: Planning your Advocacy Effort

Analyzing Problems and Goals

  • Naming and Framing Problems and Goals
  • Analyzing the Problem or Goal 
  • Identifying Personal and Environmental Factors that Contribute to Risk and Protection
  • Identifying Targets of Change and Agents of Change: Who Can Benefit and Who Can Help
  • Generating and Choosing Solutions
  • Putting It All Together: Analyzing Your Community’s Problems and Goals

 Assessing Community Needs and Resources

  • Understanding and Describing the Community
  • Assessing Community Needs
  • Identifying Community Assets and Resources
  • Conducting Assessments
  • Doing a SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
  • Putting It All Together: Creating a Community Assessment

Building Leadership

  • Community Leadership: Some Key Ideas, Styles, and Qualities
  • Developing a Plan for Building Leadership
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Developing a Great Leadership Team
  • Putting It All Together: Creating a Leadership Development Plan

Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships

  • Working Together for Community and System Changes
  • Creating a Community Coalition or Collaborative Partnership
  • Maintaining a Community Coalition or Collaborative Partnership
  • Putting It All Together: Creating and Maintaining Your New Coalition

Developing a Framework or Model of Change

  • Developing a Logic Model
  • Intervention Mapping
  • Reviewing and Building Consensus on the Framework or Model of Change
  • Putting It All Together: Developing Your Framework

Developing an Intervention

  • Developing a Preliminary Community Intervention
  • Reviewing and Selecting Best Practices
  • Adapting Interventions to Fit the Local Context
  • Ethical Considerations in Implementing Interventions 
  • Putting It All Together: Creating a Plan for Developing an Intervention

Enhancing Cultural Competence

  • Understanding and Assessing Cultural Competence
  • Building Culturally Competent Organizations
  • Supporting People Who Experience Discrimination
  • Building Culturally Inclusive Communities
  • Putting It All Together: Enhancing Cultural Competence

Evaluating the Initiative

  • Concepts and Attributes of Evaluation
  • Determining Who Cares and What They Care About
  • Developing Evaluation Questions Consistent with the Framework and Intervention
  • Gathering Evidence to Address the Evaluation Questions
  • Using Evaluation Data to Learn and Make Adjustments
  • Communicating the Findings to Relevant Audiences
  • Using Standards to Assess Your Evaluation Plan
  • Putting It All Together: Developing an Evaluation Plan

Implementing a Social Marketing Effort

  • Engaging in a Social Marketing Campaign
  • Listening to Those Whose Behavior Matters
  • Communicating Information to Key Audiences
  • Making the Desired Behavior Change Easier and More Rewarding
  • Supporting and Maintaining Behavior Changes
  • Using Principles of Persuasion to Influence Adoption and Use of Practices
  • Putting It All Together: Planning a Social Marketing Campaign

 Improving Organizational Management and Development

  • Developing Governance and Management Structures
  • Managing and Enhancing Human Resources
  • Creating Sound Business and Financial Operations
  • Ensuring Excellent Communications
  • Putting It all Together: Improving Your Organizational Management and Development

Increasing Participation and Membership

  • Identifying and Connecting With Those to be Reached
  • Recruiting New Members to the Organization or Effort
  • Engaging Community Members in the Effort
  • Maintaining Involvement and Sustaining Commitment of Members
  • Putting It All Together: Increasing Participation and Membership

 Influencing Policy Development

  • Setting the Public Agenda
  • Conducting Research to Influence Policy Development
  • Developing Policy Goals and Plans
  • Gaining Support for Policy Options
  • Assuring Accountability and Enforcement of Existing Policies and Laws
  • Putting It All Together: Planning to Influence Policy

 Sustaining the Work or Initiative

  • Developing a Plan for Sustaining Your Program or Initiative
  • Using the Twelve Tactics for Sustainability
  • Developing Business and Marketing Plans
  • Putting It All Together: Sustaining Your Work or Initiative

Writing a Grant Application for Funding

  • Preparing to Request Funding
  • Developing a Budget that Reflects Your Project or Initiative
  • Identifying and Communicating with Potential Funders
  • Putting It All Together: A Community Grant Application