Click on any of the toolkit chapters below to get started:

What is the purpose of this toolkit? How do I navigate it? What is “health extension”? How can we begin implementing this innovative model in our state?

What is true community engagement? How does the concept of university “extension” relate to engagement? What is the role of different kinds of institutions in the community?

What are the components within health extension? What does a health extension agent do? What are the outcomes from implementing health extension?

How does health extension relate to primary care practices? How can health extension help small, independent practices in their path towards transformation into patient-centered medical homes?

What really makes us sick? How can addressing the so-called “social” determinants of health improve community health outcomes? What is the role of community health workers in improving population health?

How are movements created? What kind of financing exists for implementing health extension? How will we know we are being effective?