Site Implementation

Living Well Alabama requires Lay Leaders, who are non-health professionals, to administer CDSMP workshops. The implementation resources below provide information for Lay Leaders that will assist in leading CDSMP and offer materials needed to facilitate the workshops.

Leader Recruitment


  • Living Well Alabama Brochure
    This is a detailed brochure that identifies the purpose of Living Well Alabama.
  • Fact Sheet
    This sheet provides information about CDSMP and explains its importance.
  • Evidence-Based Fact Sheet
    This sheet provides evidence-based information about CDSMP. It also outlines counties in Alabama they are covered with CDSMP and organizations offering CDSMP.
  • Workshop Information Flyer (for public use)
    This flyer can be posted on bulletin boards in public places to inform the community of an upcoming workshop.
  • Workshop Information Flyer (for individual use)
    This flyer is more specific as to what the program covers and can be given to individuals who will potentially participate in the program.

Workshop Resources

Additional Resources

  • Organization Site Types
    This resources shows possible organizations/locations that are ideal for CDSMP workshops.
  • Workshop Overview
    This resource provides an outline of what will be covered in the sessions and includes homework for each session.
  • Charts
    There are charts available for every session. They can be printed or handwritten. This file is set up for 24x36 inch printing.
  • Action Plan Form
    This is a blank action plan form that can be used in workshops that require action planning.
  • Completer Certificate
    This fillable certificate should be given to each participant who has attended 4-6 sessions upon completion of CDSMP. 
  • Fidelity Manual 2012
    Provides an understanding of fidelity guidelines for CDSMP
  • Lay Leader Notification
    Must be returned to Living Well Alabama before the beginning of any lay leader training.

Additional Information

The textbook, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, that is referenced in the workshops can be ordered online. Please visit Stanford University CDSMP for additional information.

Page last updated: April 17, 2017