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I created peer support groups for a population of people that do not fit in the current options of medical vs mental health. There are limited studies of this population (donor-conceived individuals) so I am having trouble finding ways to ground my programs to evidence based practices, although I have plenty of anecdotal evidence for the need of these groups to reduce stigma and provide support. Do I need to survey my existing groups do get data and a baseline? How do I find research institutions willing to partner with me?
Analyzing Problems and Goals ش., 03/13/2021
We want to increase public participation in a process of political party formation,focused on GOOD GOVERNANCE GOALS.
GOOD GOVERNANCE PARTY, Nigeria(In-Formation) | Facebook
Advocating for Change د., 03/08/2021
I am a director in the Nova Scotia Rural Community Foundation and we are struggling with making a social media presence. We would like advice on how to strengthen this from some experts and thought you would be great to ask.
Implementing a Social Marketing Effort جمعه, 03/05/2021
I have participated in many community advocacy projects but have limited leadership experience, so could use some advice. I am trying to organize community and parent activists within our small Montana town, to fight a recent school board decision to abolish mask requirements (and other other COVID-prevention measures) within our public school. Somehow our board has been infiltrated by an anti-science group of pandemic-denying conspiracy theorists. We are not too far from a university town, so I have already assembled a group of pro-science, progressive community members to advocate for the health and safety of our kids, teachers, and community at large. However, I am struggling to know where to begin in terms of this public health advocacy. I am drafting an op-ed for our local newspapers, which we'll all sign, but I'd appreciate any advice/ resources you can provide re: next steps in advocacy/ community organizing. Thank you so much!
  • Advocating for Change
  • Influencing Policy Development
جمعه, 02/19/2021
Climate Action: Individual NGO action as compared to collaborative movements?

Many groups are working to help alleviate the present climate crisis, and there appears to be a great duplication of effort, at the expense of limited resources. This is most noticeable with such initiatives as individual petition mailings.

Yes, this question regarding finding the 'magic balance' between individual work and/or collaboration is a challenge to achieving timely and effective results in all areas of social/environmental justice work. There are only so many dollars available in the 'donation pool', and protecting an NGO's claimed 'turf' may also be a factor which impedes collaboration.

I have encountered challenges in promoting petition sharing, in order that the receiving politicians or public servants may 'hear' as loud a 'voice' as possible.

Do any of the good folk at the Community Tool Box have any thoughts to share personally or any research work in this area to suggest that I read in order to broaden my understanding about effective collaboration?
  • Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships
  • Analyzing Problems and Goals
جمعه, 02/05/2021
Hi - I am part of a conservation committee formed for a Home Owners' Association in Alexandria, VA. We're interested in doing a walking survey of the natural assets on our property and your organization seems to be the most on-message with what we'd like to accomplish.

Your site is incredibly detailed, but I can’t find an example of a survey tool (literally, a checklist) that neighborhoods, small communities, HOAs, etc. can use to gather intelligence about the natural assets on their properties. This is the fairly granular level, like documenting footpaths, park benches, ponds, waste barrels, and the like.

Any and all advice would be much appreciated!
Assessing Community Needs and Resources پ., 02/04/2021
Thank you so much for this site, it is a very valuable resource to those of us who are vested in the future our communities.

Could you provide a needs assessment template (Word doc) that can be used to begin to build out a needs assessment project?

I have mined through all of the information available, however, at this point, I am seeking a quality template to drop in detailed information.
Assessing Community Needs and Resources د., 02/01/2021
I am working with a statewide sexual assault coalition and I'm seeking resources for community sexual assault programs that want to embark upon transformative, social-justice-based coalitions with community partners (both traditional and nontraditional). I'm looking for practical information on creating and sustaining those partnerships, dealing with organizations that may have a different culture, involving grassroots stakeholders, and anything else that you think might be helpful. I'd be grateful for any suggested resources, both for my background in writing this community blueprint, and for the programs engaged in this work. Of course, I will direct them to your Tool Box. Thanks in advance for any thoughts or materials.
  • Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships
  • Enhancing Cultural Competence
س., 01/26/2021
I preach for a church of 100 in TX. Our Bldg is .8 mile from a middle school. .5 mile from an Elementary school. 1.1 and 2.4 from High Schools. I want to offer a program that benefits our community. Wondering if this has possibilities for me. Would I need a full time director? What expenses could be expected?
  • Analyzing Problems and Goals
  • Developing Strategic and Action Plans
  • Increasing Participation and Membership
جمعه, 01/15/2021
Happy New Year. I am currently the Director of Social-Emotional Learning for Portland Public Schools (ME). While I have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from and APA-accredited program, I have spent the majority of my training and career working as an action researcher and consultant to schools and school districts--my communities of choice. I do not refer to myself as a clinical psychologist because I never took the licensure exam; I do not provide clinical services or supervision without operating under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist (and I haven't done so in many years). My advisor in graduate school, who has a Ph.D. from a clinical/community program never referred to himself as a clinical psychologist--only as a community psychologist. He informed me many years ago that I can refer to myself as a community psychologist because the majority of my graduate training, the nature of my research and practice both in and since graduate school is in the community vein. I just wanted to confirm this as I do not want to "break any rules" regarding protected terms. Thank you for your response.
پ., 12/31/2020
After the fesability study, i started with SWOT and Twix matrix
what the next step to make sure about the money (winning or losing) ??
پ., 12/24/2020
Please advise how I can directly reach Dawn Henderson. س., 12/22/2020
I am starting a petition to remove a vulgar flag, with obscene language flying across the street from our elementary school. It is also flying above the American flag in the persons yard. How would I word the petition to be most affective ?
س., 12/15/2020
Hello, I wanted to know the date when this article was published or written by Marya Axner, as I am using the article for a research paper and I need the date for citation purposes.
Here is the link: https://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/culture/cultural-competence/building-relationships/main
Thank you
ش., 12/12/2020
I found a certain group discussion of six student who had a question for presentation was broken just for the first meeting and everyone was blaming the chairperson of the group.what could be the source of the problem???
چ., 12/02/2020
Hallo there am Michael from Kenya. Am 26 and I have just finished my college two weeks ago. Am planning to start an organization that will help the youths and also the society. Am drafting my objectives and how to achieve them but am experiencing some difficulty to express them. Kindly help. Thanks
چ., 11/25/2020
How do I properly cite this site for a paper? I found your tool box very helpful, thank you.
Thank you!
د., 11/23/2020
Hello there,
my name is shafiq, i am a social work student at the university of Regina(CA). i am currently working on a grant proposal assignment for my class. I am using the Logic model approach to reduce racial and cultural segregation in Saskatoon through sports and recreation. my questions are:
1. Describe the people who could potentially help address the problem or goal, the assets they could contribute, and how they
will be engaged in the project.
2. Describe material resources (e.g., money, equipment) which could potentially help address the problem or goal, the assets
that could be contributed, and how they will be used.
3. Identify the key stakeholders (those who have something to gain or lose by the efforts to address the problem or goal) and
how they will be involved in the project.
4. Describe potential sources of resistance to the project, the forms it might take, and how resistance could be reduced.
proposed interventions
a. Components of the Intervention (for example)
Specific Elements of the Intervention
b. Providing Information and Enhancing Skills (e.g., workshops to train skills on…)
c. Enhancing Services and Support
d. Modifying Access, Barriers, and Opportunities
e. Changing the Consequences (e.g., incentives)
f. Modifying Policies and Broader Systems
Analyzing Problems and Goals د., 11/23/2020
Need advice on how to get parents to get involved. Family engagement and activity nights. Where can I get ideas and such? Thank you
ش., 11/21/2020

I'm Ramin Inanloo. am from Iran.

I have a master's degree in sports sociology from a university in Iran.
The title of my dissertation research is on "Cultural Intelligence and Social Capital in Football Players" .
I am interested in continuing my studies in community psychology.
I want do guide me.

thanks a lot.

پ., 11/19/2020
With clear examples discuss the tips for working with the media in advocacy and law
Advocating for Change چ., 11/18/2020
Hi there,

We are planning convenings in various counties in Oregon inviting community stakeholders to 1) identify top priorities for COVID-19 recovery in the next 6-9 months in their local community and 2) to help them determine resources/assets already available and facilitate leveraging existing resources to address those priorities.

What would you recommend in terms of a data collection method? We are looking for a method/database to be used synchronously during the convening and asynchronously post convening. It would would ideally be "owned/accessed" by community members and updated by them once our intervention is over.

Secondly, a huge area will be a focus on vulnerable populations, identifying the needs of certain segments of the population - with specific targeted resources/tactics to address them. Do you have examples of populations/resource asset maps (vs geographical) with this type of focus, including sample questions?

Thank you so much for your guidance.

د., 11/16/2020
So, I am currently working on my Professional Project for my Graduate Capstone requirement. I am addressing the issue of the NAACP lacking engagement and why would people want to Preserve the NAACP as Cornerstone in American Society.
د., 11/16/2020
afternoon.i would like some advice i would really like to run a youth organisation in my community.it will be my first time doing it so i would like to get some advice of how to start.and what is the first thing i should know the advantages and disadvantages.i am staying in south africa
Assessing Community Needs and Resources د., 11/02/2020
Dear Toolbox.
I need to develop a proposal for a sustainability intervention that is designed to solve a problem in a community that I live in.
Currently, the community area I live in, I have noticed so many young children roaming the streets now with COVID 19 that is scary with no adult or parental supervision.

The work that I do is working with homeless people, people living on the streets for several years.

I need some advice and guidance on how to start the proposal

Your assistance and guidance would be highly appreciated

Fiona Bosch

(c) : 079 3508251

Improving Organizational Management and Development چ., 10/28/2020
I am conducting a mental wellness needs assessment survey.

I am at a point which I am being asked about consumer leadership.

Do you have any info on obtaining info on consumer leadeeship ?
جمعه, 10/23/2020
The The Community Tool Box is a primary reference for the UW Stevens Point class. I am unable to locate how I should site it in an essay or assignment and also as a reference in the bibliography. I appreciate your assistance.
Thank you..
پ., 10/22/2020
Can you please tell me when the information in the Community was posted/published? Thanks
چ., 10/14/2020
I have been using this website for assignments. By chance, is there a way that I can reference this community too box? I am just not sure how to do it
چ., 10/14/2020
Is there a date that can be used when doing an APA for the Community Tool Box چ., 10/14/2020
I have been using this website for assignments. By chance, is there
a way that I can reference this community too box? I am just not sure how to
do it
چ., 10/14/2020
Hello Advisor Team

This is Haile from Ethiopia. first of all i would like to say thank you for all your support and you endeavors to support different community living in crisis in the world . i have benefited many for this page and i have referred many issues while i face challenges in my work time.
currently i am working with INGO serving for African refugees in Ethiopia as protection team leader for mentorship programme. the programme is a refugee lead programme( one refugee mentor for refugee mentee) aiming to contribute for resilience of refugee in time of unsafe and irregular migration. the mentoring course implementing via phone (because of covid19) is highly focused on four area including planning skill, education study skill, protection risks and options and stress management.

Saying this, since the programme is phone based, now we are facing changes on the E-mentoring sessions. One thing we are not able to include for deaf persons in the sessions. and secondly we have doubts on quality of the programme (because we are remotely managing the program). what advice do you have to solve this challenge.? and either any possibility to assign a mentor for me so that i will be able to train strong mentor team in refugee setup.

thank you for understanding my english.
stay safe

س., 10/13/2020
Hello, I am currently interning for a recreational department and working on infusing preventive policies into their programs. I would love to know if anyone had advice on policies that would work well, and also what some challenges could be. Thank you.
د., 10/12/2020
Want more information how to start a program myself ش., 10/10/2020
Greeting from Pakistan,
Hope you are fine.
I am planning to do a study on Measuring the intervention of policy into the practise by social innovation ventures in Pakistan. I came across your website. It seems its a right match for what i am looking for and what you have worked on.
I am writing this email for two purposes.

1. My main research objective is to study whether the social ventures team are implementing the research into their policies and practice or not? particularly related to Implementation or alignment of projects to UNSDGs.

2. Please let me know suitable framework so that i can assess social innovation projects contribution/practice level to UNSDGs. how can i use the framework for my study? How to use it? Is this a question based or content analysis method?

Please advise. Anxious to hear from you.
چ., 09/30/2020
For many years now I have longed to start a Cultural Learning Center on Race Relations in my area, however, I don't know how to go about funding such an effort. Recently, there came the perfect facility to occupy such a learning center. I grew up in this area, and my family ancestry goes back over 500 years(probably since the the beginning of time. It seems that "racism" was brought into our area when the "whites" began to come west. It is not an open problem as some cities and states clearly and openly displayed; but with more and more whites moving from the Eastern, Midwest and Southern states the problem has begun to affect race relations, jobs, housing, etc. I believe that racism and prejudice is a "learned culture tool" used my racist parents who learned it from their families, friends, etc, etc.
In short I would like to connect with someone that could advise me on how to advance my desires
to make this a better, more caring, kinder environment for our cultural survival before we blow it
into a "race War". The current political powers have and will continue to make race relations a nationwide civil war if we don't get rid of instigators of hate and superior attitudes toward people of color. My desire is to work on the learned attitudes of HATE, which is the main ingredient in racism. Until last year I taught religious education for 27 years, in all those years I learned that even as early as kindergarden children that came from "so called religious home enviorment)s) were already well "learned" in the word hate.
  • Developing a Framework or Model of Change
  • Writing a Grant Application for Funding
ش., 09/26/2020

I am writing from the United Nations in New York, I am very interested in your digital advocacy presentation/training (https://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/advocacy/direct-action/electronic-advocacy/main) and was wondering if you offer customized training?

I'd be very interested in discussing this.

Advocating for Change پ., 09/24/2020
Can you please provide some insight and suggestions on best-practice questions for community surveys regarding city property development input?

Thanking you in advance for your assistance!
Assessing Community Needs and Resources چ., 09/23/2020
Quick question. I would like to cite some information from the community tool box in a research paper for a graduate course. Do you know how to cite this page in APA format?
د., 09/14/2020
Identify any three situations where you personally had to choose between
-two positive objectives
-two personal objectives
-one choice with a positive and negative objective
د., 09/14/2020

How can I cite this online book apa format 7 edition?

Thank you
ش., 09/12/2020
Hey there,

I am currently setting up a new community hub to connect practitioners from around the world, who are fighting and studying loneliness. The idea is to establish more international collaboration and knowledge exchange.
The question I could use some guidance with is:
Which platform would you recommend to build the community around and enable a continuous exchange of ideas, questions and answers? We're currently looking into Slack, Facebook & Mighty Network - are there any good articles or publications, which can help us to decide?

Thank you so much!

Sending sunshine,
چ., 09/09/2020
Is possible to assist me with usage at my rural area د., 09/07/2020