The purpose of evidence-based workgroups (EBWs) is to:
- Understand the state’s Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) priorities and logic model
- Operationalize SAMHSA’s 2009 guidance document, Identifying and Selecting Evidence-based Interventions for Substance Abuse Prevention, to identify and select evidence-based interventions
- Review and make recommendations on communities’ comprehensive plans
While these functions are shared among all EBWs, the processes and elements that states, tribes, and jurisdictions put into place to achieve them often vary considerably. The following document reviews some of the similarities and differences experienced in the creation, functioning, and structure of EBWs:
Learn more about SAMHSA’s SPF SIG program.