Below are links to some publically available resources within each phase of the Evidence-Based Strategies for Public Health Practice Training curriculum. To access more resources, attend the face-to-face training.

Assessing Your Community

Community Health Assessment Guidebook (NC DPH)

Community Health Assessment and Improvement Toolkit (NCIPH)

Guide to Prioritization (NACCHO)

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Establishing Goals and Objectives

Healthy NC 2020 Objectives

Tips for Writing Goals and Objectives (Tulane)

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Finding Evidence

Resources recommended by the NC Institute of Medicine's report Improving North Carolina's Health: Applying Evidence for Success:

The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide)

U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce Recommendations for Primary Care Practice

Substance Abuse and Mental Health National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices

Using What Works for Health (County Health Rankings)

Promising Practices Network (RAND Corporation)

Cochrane Library

Resources developed in North Carolina:

UNC Center for Training and Research Translation

Counter Tobacco

Research 4 NC

Evidence-Based Strategies Summary Tables (Healthy NC 2020)

Healthy NC Improvement App (Population Health Improvement Partners)

Collaborative Evidence-Based Strategies for Cardiovascular/Hypertension, Diabetes, and Obesity (NC DPH)

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Adapting and Implementing

Program, Policy or Fit Adaptation Tool (Cancer Control Prevention Network)

QI Toolbox (Population Health Improvement Partners)

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Framework for Program Evaluation (CDC)

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Success Stories

Healthy NC 2020 Success Stories

Evidence Based Practices in Action Videos

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Other Resources

Practical Playbook: Public Health and Primary Care Together (Duke Department of Community and Family Medicine)

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