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Workshop > Public Health Accreditation Work Shop: Where Do We Start

A Workshop on Public Health Accreditation was held on July 31, 2013, at The California State Association of Counties Conference Center in Sacramento, CA.

This Summit was made possible by the CDC National Public Health Improvement Initiative grant to the California Department of Public Health. Funding for this Summit was made possible (in part) by the cooperative agreement award number CDC-RFA-CD10-101101PPHF11 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written Summit materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.


Summit Presentation Downloads:

10:00 a.m.  Work Shop Welcome (Betsy Armstrong, CHEAC)

10:05 a.m.  Accreditation Basics (Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County)

  • Accreditation 101: Why It's Here, Why You Care, and How You Get Started (PDF, 5 MB)Opens a new browser window 
  • 10:30 a.m.  Community Health Assessments (Georgianna Wood, Humboldt County; Heidi Merchen, Napa County; Tammy Chandler, Sonoma County; Tamara Bannan, San Diego County)

  • Humboldt County's CHA Journey (PDF, 1 MB)Opens a new browser window 
  • A Brief Overview of Napa County's CHA Process (PDF, 1 MB)Opens a new browser window 
  • Transforming Healthy Communities: Sonoma County Health Action (PDF, 2 MB)Opens a new browser window 
  • HHSA Community Health Assessments (PDF, 1 MB)Opens a new browser window 
  • 12:00 p.m.  Community Health Improvement Plans (Mimi Khin Hall, Plumas County; Karen Pierce, San Francisco County)

  • Collaborative Community Health Improvement Planning (PDF)Opens a new browser window 
  • 1:30 p.m.    Local Health Department Strategic Plan (Cheryl Barrit, City of Long Beach)

  • The Long Beach Strategic Plan Experience (PDF)Opens a new browser window
  • Long Beach Workforce Development Survey (PDF)Opens a new browser window
  • 2:00 p.m.    CDPH Accreditation Update (Loriann DeMartini, CDPH)

  • Public Health Accreditation: Shaping the Future of Public Health (PDF)Opens a new browser window 
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