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Types of Training and Consultation
The Role of a CCPH Consultant
How and Why Consultants are Chosen
Fee Schedule
Recent Clients
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  • Do you feel like you’re the “only one” in your setting involved in community-campus partnerships?
  • Would you like to gain some new skills to enhance the partnership work you’re already doing?
  • Are you looking for ideas about how to start a community-campus partnership, service-learning program, and/or community-based participatory research project?
  • Are you looking for proven models of success and easy to implement strategies?
  • Do you want to deepen your knowledge of program evaluation and sustainability?
  • Are you struggling to write competitive grant proposals for your partnership or program that incorporate the latest governmental and foundation priorities?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, The CCPH Consultancy Network can help! Comprised of consultants from higher education, health professions and community-based organizations who have experience, expertise and proven records of success in important areas related to community-campus partnerships, our consultants can work with schools, colleges, universities, community-based organizations, student organizations, government agencies and others to strengthen health-promoting community-campus partnerships. To continually improve our consultants’ expertise, CCPH provides formal and informal training through feedback, peer exchange, workshops and other mechanisms. For more information about CCPH technical assistance resources, click here.


The goals of the CCPH Consultancy Network are to foster partnerships between communities and educational institutions through high-quality and effective training and consultation services. These services are intended to:

  • Foster the development and sustainability of health-promoting community-campus partnerships
  • Strengthen the ability of these partnerships to improve health professions education, civic responsibility and the overall health of communities
  • Provide CCPH with a continuous source of information about contemporary issues facing community-campus partnerships, enabling us to be more responsive to new and emerging trends
  • Enhance our consultants’ professional development and understanding of community-campus partnerships.

Types of Training and Consultation

Training and consultation provided by the CCPH Consultancy Network take many forms. For training, these include but are not limited to:

  • Workshops and presentations during conferences and training institutes that are sponsored or cosponsored by CCPH
  • Workshops and presentations during conferences and training institutes that are sponsored by organizations other than CCPH
  • Workshops and presentations held at the client’s location.

For consultation, these include but are not limited to:

  • Telephone consultation
  • On-site consultation
  • Meeting facilitation

Our board, members and partners have identified their top priorities for training and consultation. Topics for which training and consultation are available include, but are not limited to:

Civic engagementK-16-university partnerships
Community-university partnershipsLeadership development
Community serviceManaged care
Community-based participatory researchMarketing and public relations
Community-economic developmentPartnership building
Conflict resolutionProgram assessment and improvement
Cultural competencyProgram sustainability
Curriculum developmentReflection strategies
Fundraising and resource developmentStrategic planning
Health professions educationStudent leadership development
Interdisciplinary collaborationTeam-building

The Role of a CCPH Consultant

The CCPH Consultancy Network's provision of training and consultation services requires that our consultant works with you to reach specific goals and to provide each other with sufficient feedback to ensure that the goals are reached.

How and Why Individuals Are Invited to Participate in the CCPH Consultancy Network

CCPH consultants are chosen because of their experience and expertise in principles and methods of community-campus partnerships and because of their involvement in and commitment to the organization. Consultants have been asked to participate in the CCPH Consultancy Network because of their:

  • Significant experience and expertise in one or more content areas related to community-campus partnerships
  • Understanding of the issues involved in developing and sustaining community-campus partnerships
  • Ability to draw upon that experience and expertise for the benefit of others' learning and personal/professional growth
  • Ability to serve in the role of a consultant
  • Commitment to CCPH's mission, values and outcomes.
  • A desire to see CCPH become more responsive and relevant to our members and constituents
  • Familiarity with CCPH and the needs of CCPH members and constituents
  • Commitment to participate in professional development and mentor training offered through CCPH
  • Willingness to exchange ideas with CCPH and their fellow consultants, and openness to feedback from clients, CCPH staff and other consultants

CCPH Consultancy Network Fee Schedule

CCPH Consultancy Network services are usually provided on a fee-for-service basis according to a fee schedule. Discounted fees are provided to CCPH members and to programs paying for services with federal funds. These fees do not include reimbursement of travel expenses. Unless otherwise negotiated, clients are expected to pay for consultant travel expenses. If extensive preparation or follow-up is needed, hourly rates apply. For on-site consultation involving more than one hour's travel time, daily rates apply.

Recent Clients

Click here for presentations and handouts from recent CCPH Consultancy Network workshops and consultations.

Click here to read an article based on a CCPH Consultant visit to the Medical University of South Carolina

Developing CBPR Partnerships for Healthy Aging (training workshop and consultation), Washington State University System

Faculty Development in Service-Learning and CBPR (training workshop and consultation), University of Texas at Tyler

Community Development in Substance Abuse Prevention Using CBPR (training workshop and consultation), New Hampshire Center of Excellence, NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

Supporting the Growth & Advancement of Community-Engaged Scholars (keynote presentation and workshop), Utah Campus Compact Engaged Faculty Institute

Developing and Sustaining Partnerships between HBCUs and Community Organizations (webinar), Epilepsy Foundation of America

Advancing Community-Engaged Scholarship at Kent State University: A Focus on Faculty Roles & Rewards (consultation and workshop)

Visioning and Strategic Planning for the Institute for Community Partnerships, Loma Linda Adventist Health Science Center (consultation and retreat facilitation)

Developing and Managing CBPR Grants Program, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (consultation and workshop)

Strengthening Community-Engaged Scholarship, University of Guelph (consultation and workshop)

Community-University Engagement, University of Alberta (workshop)

Visioning and Strategic Planning for the Centre for Community-Based Research and Learning, Wilfrid Laurier University (board meeting facilitation)

Building Departmental Capacity for CBPR: Assessing the Current Status & Charting a Strategic Course for the Future, Fox Chase Cancer Center (consultation and workshop)

Engaging Colleges and Universities in the Healthy Communities Movement. Coalition of Healthier Cities and Communities national meeting (workshop).

Building Partnerships Between Communities and Higher Educational Institutions. East San Gabriel Valley Community Health Council meeting (facilitated meeting).

Assessing the Impact of Service-Learning. Rutgers University School of Nursing Center for Families and Communities (presentation).

Joining Forces with Health Professional Schools to Close the Access Gap. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Reach Out Initiative annual meeting (presentation).

Leadership for the Engaged Campus: Dental Schools and Their Surrounding Communities. Council of Deans annual meeting, American Association of Dental Schools (presentation).

Service-learning in Nursing Education. Minnesota Campus Compact (presentation and training institute).

Service-learning Institute in the Health Professions. Congress of Health Professions Educators, Association of Academic Health Centers (training institute).

Building a Strong Interdisciplinary Team. WK Kellogg Interdisciplinary Community Health Fellowship Program, American Medical Student Association (training workshop).

Developing a Community-based Nursing Education Curriculum. Colby-Sawyer College (strategic planning meeting).

Achieving Healthy People Objectives through Service-learning, Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine (presentation).

Sustaining and Building Upon Community-Campus Partnerships. Medical University of South Carolina (workshop and consultation).

Linking Scholarship and Communities. Medical University of South Carolina (workshop and consultation).

Service-Learning in Dental Education. University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry (workshop and consultation).

Service-Learning in Dental Education. University of Illinois Chicago School of Dentistry (workshop and consultation).

Service-Learning Supports Teaching Effectiveness and Research Goals, Florida State University (2 workshops and consultation)

The Nuts and Bolts of Working with Universities, National Association of Community Health Centers (workshop)

Community-Based Participatory Research, Vanderbilt University, (2 presentations, 1 graduate seminar and consultation)

Service-Learning and Community-Engaged Scholarship, University of North Florida (2-day institute for faculty, staff and community partners)

Adding Science to Service: Fostering Community-Engaged Scholarship, University of Cincinnati (2 days of workshops and consultation)

Building Trust and Negotiating Relationships in Community-Academic Partnerships, UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health And Johnson & Johnson's (workshop at conference on Fostering Excellence in Women's Health through Academic-Community Partnerships)

Social Marketing, UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health And Johnson & Johnson's (workshop at conference on Fostering Excellence in Women's Health through Academic-Community Partnerships)

Applying Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research to Cancer Clinical Trials Education (workshop at inaugural Pilot Education Program grantee meeting of the Education Network for Advancing Cancer Clinical Trials)

Community-based participatory research, San Francisco State University (presentation)

Incorporating service-learning into a new nursing education program, Notre Dame College (consultation and workshop)

Twelve schools and graduate programs of public health involved in the Engaged Institutions Initiative

For More Information

Let us know how we can assist you in meeting your goals. For more information, please email

Please click here to view an overview of the CCPH Consultancy Network (formerly known as the CCPH Mentor Network) and possible training scenarios. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (available free of charge from Adobe Systems) to view and print this information. To read more about CCPH Technical Assistance Resources click here.

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