Community Planning Toolbox

Tools to help community partners develop and implement Community Prevention Action Plans:
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PCANC CPAP Toolkit

This toolkit outlines the partnership and roadmap PCANC and its partner communities engage in for the building of Community Prevention Action Plans.

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North Carolina Early Childhood Action Plan

The North Carolina Early Childhood Action Plan (ECAP) outlines a cohesive vision, sets benchmarks for impact by the year 2025, and establishes shared stakeholder accountability to achieve statewide goals for young children from birth through age eight.
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Collective Impact Tools for Backbone Organizations

Resources for establishing the infrastructure of a Collective Impact Backbone.

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PCANC’s Community Café Planning Guide

Included in the guide are some helpful suggestions for conducting a successful Community Café in your community. In addition to using the Alliance Café Guide and watching the PCANC Community Café Webinar, this guide can be used as a checklist for the logistical side of the planning and facilitation of a café.

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Alliance Guide

Community Café Guide for hosts developed by the National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds.

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Sample Community Café Invitation

Invite organizations and community members interested in the purpose of the café. Use this Community Café Invitation as an example of what should be included in your invitation.
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Sample PF Training Flyer

Invite organizations and community members that are a part of your planning work. Use this training flyer as an example of all that should be included when you conduct a Protective Factors training.
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Building Community Resilience Mapping Assets Guide

This guide will help you sort through the types and sources of data to assemble when mapping assets.
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Colorado's Strategy Prioritization Tool

Use this tool comes from Colorado’s Community Based Child Abuse Prevention work and can be used to rate how well the potential priority meets specific criteria.

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colorado's Sample Action Plan Template for Local Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan

Developing an action plan is a helpful way to solidify activities and identify partners, financial resources, and other inputs that are important to initiating change in your community. Use this template to guide prevention efforts during your planning period.
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Sample Community Profile

Identify trends and data, risk factors and protective factors for your community.

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sample Community Prevention Action Plan Talking Points

This document highlights potential talking points, statistics, and an elevator speech that can be used by any planning committee member when talking about their Community Prevention Action Plans.
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Community Activation for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Presentation

Presentation by Colorado’s Community Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) state leaders on the Components of the Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action. This is a great example of local planning and collaboration that result in increased relationships, cross referrals, resource sharing, and identifying common ground in child maltreatment prevention planning.

Videos

NC Early Childhood Action Plan Webinar

Community Café Webinar

Parent Engagement Webinar

CPAP Data Webinar: Measuring Success Webinar

Community Activation for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Webinar

Become a Connections Matter Trainer

Register for our Train the Trainer opportunity to bring Connections Matter to your community!

Free Online Trainings

Take our free, online trainings: Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment and What is Prevention!