The Collaboration Spectrum

This tool, which provides an activity and discussion prompts, allows groups to assess where they fit along a spectrum of collaboration with current or future partners. The spectrum shows seven levels of collaboration, ranging from competition to integration. Trust becomes more important as the level of collaboration increases. This tool is available online at:

Assessment Tools for Public Health

The Center offers several assessment tools for public health agencies and departments considering or implementing CJS arrangements. Collaborative Trust Scale This survey assesses levels of trust between partner organizations. It can make discussions about trust safer and more productive. The survey is a useful tool to help partners build stronger, more productive, collaborative relationships. Find […]

The 4 stages of team development: Where are you?

The link for this resource provides a checklist for tracking progress of team development through the four stages: forming, storming, norming and performing. Available online: Armbruster, S., & Moran, J. (2013). The 4 stages of team development: Where are you? [web page].