competent community

competent community

[kom′pətənt]
a population that is aware of resources and alternatives, can make reasoned decisions about issues facing the group, and can cope adaptively with problems. It parallels the concept of positive mental health.
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Promote establishment of competent community structures for management of village forests and land resources by 2016
The Club is an informal association created to form a stable, permanent and competent community of women working in the Parliament.
During their regional visits the NSWNA team gave a presentation on Award entitlements, the process of raising staffing concerns locally, and ways of developing plans to achieve safe and competent community care.
This knowledge can be provided by competent community members and organizations at no cost in time or money to the Eugene commission.
The University of San Diego has made concerted efforts to internationalize the curriculum and promote the development of a culturally competent community of scholars and students who attend to issues of social justice.
Life in Grangetown is not really as grim as your recent articles would have it appear, but it could be a good deal better with more civic pride, competent community leadership and real engagement from the local council.
The issue of finding competent community college leaders is likely to magnify in the future based on the expanded role community colleges will play in the Obama administration's educational agenda.
CAI is a national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent community associations by providing education, tools and resources to people who manage homeowners associations.
CAI is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent community associations and helping them promote responsible leadership.
Carey led an IM/IT Workforce Town Hall in which he and DON CIO IM/IT workforce team lead, Sandy Smith, laid out the Department's strategy for developing an agile and highly competent community.
Developing culturally competent community faculty: A model program.
Persistence in college is a process of social and intellectual integration that leads to the development of competent community members.