What STAR Is
STAR (STate Activation and Response) is designed to assess a Chronic Disease Unit’s organizational capacity using the Public Health Framework Assessment Tool (PHFAST), identify opportunities for increasing organizational capacity and, through participation in a 1.5 day workshop, develop a short-term (six-month to one year) plan for achieving increased organizational capacity.
STAR Framework components:
Additionally, the STAR process provides a peer learning environment with other states that are working through the same process to allow for cross sharing and learning about organizational capability and successful strategies for increasing capacity in a short-term time frame.
Expectations for states participating in STAR include:
How You Can Join
To learn more about STAR and how it can help your state, please contact NACDD STAR Consultant Alice "Ali" Jaglowski, MSH, at firstname.lastname@example.org.