- Identify the major tasks involved in implementing the Arthritis Foundation Life Improvement Series programs
- Identify the roles and qualifications of the key individuals involved in program implementation
- Understand which resources in the Step-by-Step Guide can be used to orient those involved in implementing specific delivery tasks
- Identify resources to respond to commonly asked questions about program implementation
Whether you are a new staff person at an Arthritis Foundation (AF) chapter or have just assumed responsibility for coordinating programs at a state health department, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the tasks involved in implementing the AF Life Improvement Series programs. This section provides a “big picture” introduction to the major tasks and some useful planning tools. Subsequent chapters provide more detailed information on specific logistical tasks. It is expected that most of these logistics will be carried out through partnering agencies. The information in this section will help you get organized and better prepared to provide guidance for your partners’ program activities.