This worksheet helps to assess potential partners and explore opportunities for building relationships.
Partnerships are essential to ensuring the effectiveness and sustainability of the SPF planning process . By sharing resources and benefiting from the unique knowledge and experience that different stakeholders bring, we can strengthen our prevention activities, work more effectively across multiple contexts , and achieve better outcomes.
Capacity for implementation depends on building successful coalitions and partnerships with agencies and individuals working in other domains or on related issues. The chart below helps to assess potential partners and explore opportunities for building these relationships. Once completed, you should be able to answer the following questions:
|Partners||I. Internal Partnerships||II. External Partnerships||III. Strength, Scale of 1-5 (5 = Strong)||IV. Gaps|
Mental Health Providers
Substance Abuse Treatment Agencies
Neighborhood Groups / Associations
Developed under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies contract. Reference #HHSS277200800004C. For training and/or technical assistance purposes only.