Resources

Early Childhood Data in Action

Three case studies from communities leveraging data to improve early childhood outcomes. Specifically, readers will uncover how to develop a culture of data collection, build local capacity, and use data to inform critical public policy decisions.

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Early Childhood CoIIN Learning Session Resources

Resources from the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network summer conference. Click in for on-site videos of two powerful panel presentations and a compilation of popular resources.

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Infant Mortality CoIIN Prevention Toolkit

This interactive toolkit allows users to learn from participants in the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality (Infant Mortality CoIIN). Organized by topics from the initiative, this toolkit features change ideas, case studies, videos and key insights from teams who are working to reduce infant mortality throughout the country. 

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Collaborative Action Now to Defeat Obesity (CAN DO) Playbook

The Collaborative Action Now to Defeat Obesity (CAN DO) Playbook helps primary care, public health and community leaders work together at a local level to defeat obesity. Through interactive exercises, the CAN DO Playbook teaches proven, field-tested improvement strategies for the many settings that influence health, including schools, clinics, hospitals and communities. 

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Powerful Partnerships: A Handbook for Families and Providers Working Together to Improve Care

This guide is intended to help both family members and healthcare professionals who are working together to improve care for children with special healthcare needs. Joining together in multi-disciplinary teams, family members and providers are increasingly working as equal partners to improve care. Collaborating as equals may be new for family members and providers. This guide includes information and guidance on how to get the most out of this potentially powerful partnership.

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Guide for Healthcare Professionals to Partner with Community Based Organizations

This guide is designed for healthcare professionals already engaged in or starting their involvement in community advocacy efforts to bring about change in obesity rates. This guide teaches healthcare professionals how to effectively connect and partner with local and state organizations involved in community based education and advocacy to maximize the impact of efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.

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Joining Forces for Healthier Communities

This report presents examples of how 10 teams in the Collaborate for Healthy Weight project brought together primary care providers, public health professionals and leaders of community organizations to work across traditional professional borders to address obesity at the community level.

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Building Healthier Communities

This report presents eight stories about healthcare professionals who used their voices to advocate for policy changes designed to improve the health of children and families.

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5 Strategies for Engaging Extended Partners

Partnerships are at the heart of improvement initiatives. In these five short videos, leadership expert Gwen Webber-McLeod, president and CEO of Gwen Inc., helps you learn how to research potential partners and confirm mission alignment, ensure accountability while celebrating successes, and preserve your partners' energy. 

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