The Public Health Centers for Excellence provide consultation, training, and facilitation for public health, health care systems, government agencies, and others to support authentic community engagement and a quality culture. We help build strong organizations and healthy communities.



Participatory Planning and Budgeting (PPB)We help organizations put direct decision making in the hands of the communities that they most need to work with. PPB is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.

  • Engages residents normally not involved in public decision-making processes
  • Improves neighborhood conditions
  • Distributes resources more equitably

WHAT WE DO

Quality and Performance Management Our quality experts help your programs maximize value for your customers and streamline the flow of services. We provide consultation and trainings at beginner, intermediate and expert levels:

  • Building a Quality Culture
  • Quality Methods and Tools
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Conducting Voice of the Customer Surveys

CONTACT:

centerforexcellence@tpchd.org

253-579-5062

Equity and Empowerment We help guide programs to identify and implement health equity concepts into daily processes. We consult to understand what equity means for your organization or program and identify gaps and actions needed. We offer the following trainings:

  • Health Equity
  • Race: The Power of an Illusion
  • Cultural Humility
  • Participatory Planning and Budgeting

Assessment, Evaluation, and Data Analysis Better understand the health needs, service gaps and assets of your community to deliver relevant, successful and timely services. Are your current programs and services effective? We help you answer key questions to improve them.

  • Program Evaluation
  • Community Health Needs Assessments
  • Strategic Planning
  • Survey Development