The purpose of this curricula is
to familiarize the Florida public health workforce and their community
partners with the concepts of the Core Functions and Ten Essential
Services of Public Health through the use of the planning model,
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership MAPP.
This curricula is also of value to:
1. Public health
workforce members who wish to learn about the key public health concepts
of the Core Function and Essential Services and the National Public Health
Performance Standards Program.
interested in community health improvement and strategic planning skills.
3. Public health
workers involved in quality improvement, public health preparedness,
chronic disease prevention, oral health coalitions, healthy start
coalitions and PACE EH-Planned Approach to Community Environmental Health.
4. Students in
Florida Schools of Public Health
curricula will provide
opportunities for participants to learn the Core Functions
and Ten Essential Services of public health by applying specific skills
found in each of the phases of MAPP. Participants will practice MAPP
skills through a variety of exercises and activities. At the conclusion of
the curricula, participants will have completed an
abbreviated MAPP process and
produce a sample community health improvement action
curricula was originally developed to be implemented in a group
workshop format; however, it can be completed by an individual at their
The estimated time
for an individual to complete the entire curricula is between 4 - 8 hours,
depending on their skill and level of public health practice.
The workshop format
of this curricula can be completed in a day and a half. A two day
workshop would be most ideal.
materials and resources found in this curricula can be used as tools
in the daily practice of community health improvement.