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SCP-0179 Building and Maintaining a Collaborative Culture


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Course Description

Instructors: W. Jack Duncan, PhD; Bryn Manzella, MPH

Course Description

Collaboration is essential to public health professionals in order to carry out their daily job duties successfully and enhance the health outcomes of the population which they serve. This course covers why collaboration is important, how to build a collaborative culture, and barriers to effective collaboration. This course provides two interactive case studies which offer the audience an opportunity to increase their awareness of collaboration and gain some hands-on experience in dealing with real world collaboration challenges.

Learning Objectives

? To assist in understanding your personal orientation toward collaboration.

? To examine common themes among different definitions of collaboration.

? To illustrate why collaboration is important.

? To identify the steps involved in successful collaboration.

? To list the elements of a collaborating culture.

? To provide a series of factors against which your organization can be evaluated relative to the ease of collaboration.

? To identify four familiar impediments to effective collaboration.

? To demonstrate why getting the "right" people on the team is important, even critical, to effective collaboration.

? To provide a series of guidelines for forming a collaborative team.

? To offer some practical advice for building and maintaining collaborative teams.

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals *Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice

3A6, 3B6, 3C6: Applies communication and group dynamic strategies (e.g. principled negotiation, conflict resolution, active listening, risk communication) in interactions with individuals and groups

3B6: Applies communication and group dynamic strategies (e.g. principled negotiation, conflict resolution, active listening, risk communication) in interactions with individuals and groups

3C6: Applies communication and group dynamic strategies (e.g. principled negotiation, conflict resolution, active listening, risk communication) in interactions with individuals and groups

3C7: Communicates the role of public health within the overall health system ( e.g., federal, state, county, local government)

5C3: Establishes linkages with key stakeholders

5A4: Collaborates with community partners to promote the health of the population

5B4: Facilitates collaboration and partnerships to ensure participation of key stakeholders

5C4: Ensures the collaboration and partnerships of key stakeholders through the development of formal and informal agreements (e.g. MOUs, contracts, letters of endorsement)

5A5, 5B5, 5C5: Maintains partnerships with key stakeholders

7A10: Applies basic human relations skills to internal collaborations, motivation of colleagues, and resolution of conflicts

Core Competencies (continued)

7B11, 7C12: Applies basic human relations skills to the management of organizations, motivation of personnel, and resolution of conflicts

8A3, 8B3, 8C3: Participates with stakeholders in identifying key public health values and a shared public health vision as guiding principles for community action

MCH Competencies *Maternal and Child Health Competencies developed by the Association of Teachers in Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH)

C1: Organizational and management theories and practices, and their administration in both public and private agencies.

C4: Appropriate use of networking, team building, small group processes, advocacy, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, and the knowledge of community organization and coalition- building techniques to address maternal and child health issues and problems.

C5: Techniques for soliciting and maintaining consumer and other constituency involvement at all levels of an organization.

E6: Ability to build partnerships within MCH communities and constituencies to foster community empowerment, reciprocal learning and involvement in design, implementation, and research aspects of MCH programs and systems.

Prerequisites

None

Course Competencies

  • 3A06 Applies communication and group dynamic strategies in interactions with individuals and groups
  • 3A07 Facilitates communication among individuals, groups, and organizations
  • 3B06 Applies communication and group dynamic strategies in interactions with individuals and groups
  • 3B07 Facilitates communication among individuals, groups, and organizations
  • 3C06 Applies communication and group dynamic strategies in interactions with individuals and groups
  • 3C07 Communicates the role of public health within the overall health system
  • 5A04 Collaborates with community partners to promote the health of the population
  • 5A04 Supports relationships that improve health in a community
  • 5A05 Collaborates with community partners to improve health in a community (e.g., participates in committees, shares data and information, connects people to resources)
  • 5A05 Maintains partnerships with key stakeholders
  • 5B04 Facilitates collaboration and partnerships to ensure participation of key stakeholders
  • 5B05 Maintains partnerships with key stakeholders
  • 5B05 Maintains relationships that improve health in a community
  • 5B06 Facilitates collaborations among partners to improve health in a community (e.g., coalition building)
  • 5C03 Establishes linkages with key stakeholders
  • 5C04 Ensures the collaboration and partnerships of key stakeholders through the development of formal and informal agreements
  • 5C05 Maintains partnerships with key stakeholders
  • 7A10 Applies basic human relations skills to internal collaborations, motivation of colleagues, and resolution of conflicts
  • 7A11 Motivates colleagues for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals (e.g., participating in teams, encouraging sharing of ideas, respecting different points of view)
  • 7B11 Applies basic human relations skills to the management of organizations, motivation of personnel, and resolution of conflicts
  • 7B13 Motivates personnel for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals (e.g., participating in teams, encouraging sharing of ideas, respecting different points of view)
  • 7C12 Applies basic human relations skills to the management of organizations, motivation of personnel, and resolution of conflicts
  • 8A03 Participates with stakeholders in identifying key public health values and a shared public health vision as guiding principles for community action
  • 8B03 Participates with stakeholders in identifying key values and a shared vision as guiding principles for community action
  • 8B04 Collaborates with individuals and organizations in developing a vision for a healthy community (e.g., emphasis on prevention, health equity for all, excellence and innovation)
  • 8C03 Partners with stakeholders to determine key values and a shared vision as guiding principles for community action