An Introduction to MAPP

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					The DeKalb County Experience
   with MAPP Funding and
         Resources




        Teresa Daub
DeKalb County Board of Health
    September 27, 2005
  Presentation Objectives

1. Provide background and context to
   explain how DeKalb County
   initially funded the MAPP process.
2. Describe how the MAPP process
   helped the county attract new
   funding.
        MAPP Phase One
       (Organize for Success)

Determine the necessity of
 undertaking the MAPP process.
 Identify and organize participants.
 Design the planning process.
Assess resource needs and secure
 commitment.
Conduct a readiness assessment.
Manage the process.
        Resource Needs
• Personnel

• Operational Support

• Champions (Agency
  and Community)
    Securing Commitment:
          Personnel
• DeKalb County Board of
  Health (3 FTEs)

• Children’s Healthcare of
  Atlanta (.5 FTE)

• Grady Health System
  (.5 FTE)

         Total: 4 FTEs
        MAPP
Implementation Structure
                Steering Council (SC)
           Facilitated by two volunteer Co-Chairs
          Membership: 25-30 Community Members
          Staff Support provided by MAPP Partners



CTSA            CHSA              LPHSA              FOCA
 Each Facilitated by two Co-Leaders (1 from Steering Council)
       Additional Participants: community volunteers
          Staff Support provided by MAPP Partners
    Securing Commitment:
     Operational Support
• Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

• DeKalb County Board of Health

• Grady Health System

• United Way of Metropolitan
  Atlanta

          Total: $75,000
    Securing Commitment:
          Champions
• Agency: Director, Board,
  Internal Readiness Team, Staff
  Volunteers, MAPP Support
  Staff

• External: Agency Partners,
  MAPP Initiating Group,
  Steering Council Co-Chairs,
  Steering Council, Community
  Volunteers
        Lessons Learned
Critical Components for Building
  Resources:
• Organizational Culture
• Purpose
• Timing
• Staff
  Attracting New Funding
Grants
• Kaiser Steps Sustainment Grant ($100,000)
• Steps to a HealthierUS ($1 million+)

Operational Support
• Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
• DeKalb County Board of Health
• Grady Health System
• United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta
        Lessons Learned
MAPP Provided Three Keys for
  Successful Funds Seeking:
• Clear Purpose
• Substantiated Health Priorities
• Collaboration Infrastructure
       Future Directions
• Tobacco Coalition, Steps Leadership
  Team and Healthy DeKalb Meeting to
  Discuss Sustainability, October 2005

• Healthy DeKalb Committed to
  MAPP/Mini-MAPP, every 1-2 years
       Benefits of MAPP
• Establish stronger partnerships within
  community
• Proactively manage change rather than
  react to it
• Improve community health
• Create and strengthen public health
  systems
• Assure the implementation of the 10
  Essential Services. . .
   Leveraging Resources
“There is representation from DeKalb Medical
      Center, Grady Health System, and
 connections to Emory University. By business
 standards, these individuals are competitors.
   However, with the MAPP process in place,
   they sit in discussion at the same table.”

 -Cathy Gearring from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
                                  NACCHO Exchange
                                       Summer 2002
     Contact Information
Teresa Daub
Public Health Advisor, beginning 10/3/05
CDC Office of Chief of Public Health Practice

Edna Holloway
Healthy DeKalb (MAPP) Coordinator
DeKalb County Board of Health
404-294-3896
exholloway@gdph.state.ga.us