Integrated Planning Resources for Planning Bodies and Planning Councils

Planning Bodies and Planning Councils of RWHAP Part A and Part B recipients and CDC-funded prevention jurisdictions are responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of HIV prevention and care activities within communities. Some jurisdictions have chosen to merge their prevention and care planning bodies into one decision making body. However this option is not feasible or realistic for all jurisdictions.

Find Merging Prevention and Care Planning Bodies for more information

Instead, prevention and care planning bodies, including RWHAP Part A Planning Councils, can pursue collaborative planning activities. This will allow a  coordinated, and more streamlined processes, without formally merging planning bodies. In addition to understanding the different models of collaborative planning that prevention and care planning bodies can pursue, it is important to understand their respective roles and responsibilities in the process, as well.

The following resources can ensure success when jurisdictions choose not to merge their prevention and care planning bodies.

Tools and Resources

  • Examples of collaborative integrated prevention and care planning activities
    IHAP TAC, adapted with permission from EGM Consulting
    This informational document provides examples of integrated prevention and care planning activities. Including two that emphasize developing joint communication and data sharing activities. Also three that focus on restructuring the actual composition, membership, or operating policies of planning bodies.
  • Roles and Responsibilities for Prevention and Care Planning Bodies and Integrated Planning
    IHAP TAC, adapted with permission from EGM Consulting
    This crosswalk document provides information on the roles and responsibilities of HRSA HAB and CDC DHAP Planning Bodies. Including RWHAP Part A Planning Councils, in Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Planning and related activities. Such as Needs Assessments and Statewide Coordinated Statement of Needs. The information provided is from relevant legislative and regulatory documents that guide and inform the work of these planning bodies.