CHA/CHIP trainings and tools

This page contains archived trainings and customizable tools on the following topics

Community Health Assessment (CHA) archived training

  • Identifying and selecting indicators for the CHA
  • Data Collection, Analysis and Synthesis
  • Presenting the CHA Findings

Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) archived training

  • Prioritizing Issues
  • Choosing Strategies
  • Developing a CHIP and Implementation Plan
  • Distributing and Communicating about your CHIP

Tool: CHIP Template Implementation Plan

This modifiable tool was developed by the Wisconsin CHIPP Infrastructure Improvement Project and is a template for one specific aspect of action planning for impact: a well thought-out implementation plan. Some of the critical parts of this plan include: priority areas, broad goals, specific and measurable objectives, and more.This template will help your community to create a plan that is focused and evidence based and that will help you stay on track.

Action Plan Template Kit

This modifiable tool was developed by Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (TX) and is a template for their action planning process to ensure it is evidence based. The template is meant to ensure the CHIP is action-oriented and will also them and hospitals achieve specific required related to health improvement.

Facilitator Guide for Different Steps of Implementation Planning

These modifiable tools were developed by the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (TX) and are a facilitator's guides for guiding discussion on different aspects of CHIP implementation planning.

Evidence-based Strategies

These resources were created by communityiess and list out different resources for evidence-based strategies.

These modifiable tools were created by each community and they match up evidence based strategies to their identified priority issue areas.

Example: Priority Area Infographics

These example infographics were created by Dallas County Health and Human Services, TX. Each contains both quantitative and qualitative information for each of the four chosen priority areas.

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