Community Behavioral Health Collaboration: Promote Engagement
For a community to collaborate effectively and reap the benefits of multiple perspectives, all must actively participate in the conversation. This can be a real challenge when group members have different priorities, agendas, and levels of interest.
Explore the characteristics of a collaborative group and strategies for increasing stakeholder engagement. We will look at ways to identify stakeholder priorities and consider tools and approaches for communicating and working with group members that encourage engagement from everyone involved.
• Understand the factors that promote and inhibit engagement
• Adapt approaches and plans to meet the needs of stakeholders
• Plan and lead meetings that encourage engagement