MassForum VIII

MassForum Trainings


Hone the Skills that Make a Difference
The MassForum training curriculum centers on eight core components. These components which are devoted to exploring ideas, enhancing skills, developing strategies, applying tools and accessing resources. They will lead to building safer and healthier communities. Trainings will be tailored to meet the needs of the participants and will be conducted by recognized national and local experts. Trainings will be conducted through face-to-face meetings, webinars, and online courses. The core training components include:


1. Understanding the Healthy Communities Approach
2. Diversity and Cultural Competency
3. Collaborative Leadership
4. Working Together for Change: Building a Sustainable Coalition
5. Community Visioning, Assessment, Action Planning, and Evaluation
6. Developing Effective Approaches to Environmental Strategies and Policy Development
7. Engaging Youth in Healthy Communities
8. Effective Communication Planning