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2019-2021 CHIP Priority Resources

Priority: Maternal and Child Health

The Community Health Improvement Workgroup (CHIW) is focusing on the goal of Maternal and Child Health Equity for the 2019-2021 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The Maternal Child Health Advisory Group was formed to guide the work in this area. A database of the local focus groups and listening sessions that have been conducted under the umbrella of maternal and child health was compiled.

Priority: Mental Health and Well-Being

CHIW is also focused on Mental Health and Well-Being. From the New York State Prevention Agenda, they have selected the goals (1.1 and 1.2) to “Strengthen opportunities to build well-being and resilience across the lifespan” and to “Facilitate supportive environments that promote respect and dignity for people of all ages”. Part of facilitating supportive environments is to make sure that care organizations are trauma-informed and trauma responsive. The following resource was developed to compile existing resources on Trauma Informed Assessments: