[Tool Kit] Tribal and Territorial Health Department Guide to Assessing Public Health Capacity: A Collaborative Approach
(July 2023) Community wellness is a deep cultural value and is central to Tribal and Territorial Health Departments’ (THD) mission. Recent threats from a global pandemic and the climate crisis highlight the importance of THD leadership and capacity to respond to protect the community’s health. The THD Guide to Assessing Public Health Capacity: A Collaborative […]
[Tool Kit] A Tribal and Territorial Health Department Public Health Capacity Assessment Workbook
(June 2023) A public health capacity self-assessment is an important first step in understanding a department’s public health systems, operations, processes, and policies. The process itself is a valuable learning experience, and assessment results can be used to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement. This workbook is intended to be used as a tool for […]
[Tool Kit] A Commercial Tobacco Cessation Intervention in Tribal Communities
(September 27, 2021) Guided by activities and reflections, More Than the 5A’s workbook is a practical guide for implementing an evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation intervention. This workbook is designed for staff delivery community-based programs in non-clinical settings. Program staff, community health nurses and representatives, among others, have a unique opportunity to help community members quit […]
[Tool Kit] Tribal Health Governance Transformation
(February 1, 2021) Red Star and its partners from Seven Directions, A Center for Indigenous Public Health based at the University of Washington, are excited to share Tribal Health Governance Transformation: A Resource to Strengthen Sovereignty Through Public Health Authority. This practical guide was created to enhance tribal governance and public health law, build strategic […]
[Tool Kit] Territorial Public Health Performance and Accreditation 101
(January 8, 2021) This resource was designed in collaboration with U.S. Pacific Island territories and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Based on the principles of traditional Polynesian canoeing practices, this resource provides guidance on building teams, engaging community, and using the accreditation standards and measures as a navigational tool to improve performance.
[Tool Kit] Roadmap to Tribal Public Health Accreditation
(January 8, 2021) Presented based on the concepts and principles of planting the three sisters – corn, beans, and squash – this resource provides a comprehensive approach for tribal health departments preparing for public health accreditation from start to finish.
[Tool Kit] Developing a Tribal Public Health Department Strategic Plan
(January 8, 2021) This capacity-building resource is for tribal department interested in conducting a strategic planning process, especially those interested in public health accreditation.