Stakeholder Levels of Integration

Levels of IntegrationStakeholder CommitmentResource Center Supports
Level 1: Basic EngagementInformation sharing with colleagues and clients:
  • Tip sheets or fact sheets for colleagues.
  • Brochures or handouts for clients.
Virtual Resource Center
  • Topical resources related to healthy marriage education skills.
Technical Assistance
  • Guidance on resource selection.
Level 2: PartnershipsDevelop partnerships that provide healthy marriage education skills:
  • Refer clients to partner agency.
  • Partner brings workshops onsite.
Virtual Resource Center
  • Tips, tools, and resources related to developing and sustaining partnerships.
  • Potential partners such as Cooperative Extension Specialists/Agents, healthy marriage grantees, etc.
Technical Assistance
  • Guidance with partner selection, collaboration, and strategies for service delivery.
Level 3: Full IntegrationIncorporate healthy marriage education skills into existing programming or service delivery system. Skills may be integrated as:
  • Individual components such as parenting or financial literacy.
  • A comprehensive healthy marriage education program.
Virtual Resource Center
  • Tips, tools, and resources related to service delivery strategies.
  • Curriculum inventory with tips for selecting stakeholder appropriate curriculum.
  • Virtual Training Center includes curriculum modules for integration.
Technical Assistance
  • Guidance regarding curriculum selection and strategies for service delivery.
  • Strategic planning related to integration.