building networks and creating collaborative partnerships within communities

Building Networks and Creating Collaborative Partnerships Within Communities

  • Explore different ways to build networks within a community. Justify how building networks within a community is related to advocacy.
  • Assess some of the challenges related to building networks within a community. Determine how a human service professional can overcome some of these challenges.
  • Determine the role that collaborative partnerships within a community play with regard to advocacy.
  • Evaluate some specific ways in which collaborative partnerships can be created within a community. In your answer, examine any ways that you think are more effective than others.


Please read the following resources.

American academy of pediatrics. (n.d.). Building effective partnerships. Retrieved from

Advocates for youth. (n.d.) Building effective youth-adult partnerships. Retrieved from

Community Tool Box. (n.d.). Section 8: Multicultural collaboration. Retrieved from

Community Tool Box. (n.d.). Section 7: Working together for healthier communities: A framework for collaboration among community partnerships, support organizations, and funders. Retrieved from

Community Tool Box. (n.d.). Section 3: Promoting coordination, cooperative agreements, and collaborative agreements among agencies. Retrieved from