Local Public Health Assessment
The Local Public Health Assessment uses a survey tool from the National Public Health Performance Standards (NPHPS) program. The NPHPS helps the local public health system answer questions such as, what are the activities and capacities of the local health system and how are public health services being provided to the community. The assessment was completed by community leaders and partnering organizations in all five northern Idaho counties.
Forces of Change Assessment
The Forces of Change assessment is one of four assessments conducted as part of the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP) process. This assessment focuses on identifying the trends, factors, and events that are likely to impact health and quality of life in northern Idaho’s counties. The Forces of Change assessment included one-on-one interviews with identified key community members and stakeholders.
Community Health Needs Assessment Survey Questions
Survey responses are a key part of the comprehensive data collection and analysis for the 2018 North Idaho Community Health Assessment. The survey helps us identify North Idaho’s health themes and strengths. Check out what questions were included in the survey.
Raw Secondary Data
Access all of our secondary data sources.
Link The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Principles of Community Engagement document provides guidance for how to best engage the community in addressing issues that affect them.
Link The Community Engagement Strategies webpage provides information on deliberative processes for community engagement.
Link The Community Engagement for School Boards document provides information on how school boards can facilitate community engagement. This document may also be useful for others who seek to increase community engagement.
Link The Community Engagement Toolkit is a step by step guide for enhancing community engagement. This document includes sections to fill out in order to work through the process.
Link The WHO Community Engagement Framework for Quality, People-Centered, and Resilient Health Service outlines the community engagement framework that was the result of a workshop convened by the World Health Organization.
Link The Community Engagement module created by the World Health Organization provides information on community engagement, why it is important in public health, and how to facilitate it.
Link The Best Practice for Community Engagement document provides guidance specifically for youth programs on how to engage their communities.
Link The Community Engagement in Public Health document provides information on how health departments can engage their communities. Included is insight on the experience of Contra Costa Health Services’ experience.
Link The Engaging Partners, Stakeholders, and Community Members webpage provides resources on how to engage partners, stakeholders, and community members.
Link The Community Toolbox is a resource for promoting community building by facilitating people within the community to work together on things that matter to them.
Link The Community Health Assessment Toolkit is a guide for completing a community health assessment which is a process that involves the community in identifying and addressing their health needs.
Link This webpage offers asset mapping resources including the Asset-Based Community Development resource kit which outlines steps to promote well-being.
Link These National Standards for Community Engagement provide an outline for essential components of community engagement along with measures that can be used to determine if all the components are present.
Link The Community Engagement Handbook provides tips and tools for how the effectively engage the community.
Link The document Identifying & Engaging Community Partners is a toolkit that was a part of Healthy People 2010 which provides guidance on how to identify and engage community partners.
Link This webpage provides information on MAPP which is a community-driven planning process for improving community health.