Fact Sheets

SORH Information Dissemination Guide

SORH Information Dissemination Guide

SORH Information Dissemination Guide

As a State Office of Rural Health (SORH), crafting a clear and precise message is essential when sharing information with your stakeholders. This guide will walk SORH through the steps needed to develop an information dissemination goal, determine your target audience, delegate staff, and measure your success.

SORH Environmental Scanning Tools and Resources

SORH Environmental Scanning Tools and Resources

SORH Environmental Scanning Tools and Resources
This fact sheet provides SORH with a compilation of tools and resources for use in the process of environmental scanning (eScanning). Results of the SORH Core Proficiencies self-assessment indicated the need for resources on eScanning. This effort began with the presentation “SORH Environmental Scanning during the COVID-19 Pandemic” during the 2020 NOSORH Annual Meeting. In that session, SORH shared their eScanning efforts and offered tools and resources they use to streamline efforts. Tools and resources shared during the presentation were compiled for review and edited by the NOSORH Educational Strategy Committee. 

 

Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences: A Primer for SORH

Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences: A Primer for SORH

Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences: A Primer for SORH

An individual’s positive and negative experiences in childhood and educational attainment are known as key components to healthy outcomes in adulthood. As health care partners continue to understand the impact of the social determinants of health—the 80-90% of factors that impact health outcomes—the role of an individual’s childhood experiences is important to recognize. This fact sheet summarizes adverse and positive childhood experiences and offers steps that State Offices of Rural Health can take to communicate, educate, collaborate and innovate with their rural communities.