Substance Abuse Prevention
Organization: California Healthy Kids Resource Center, California Department of Education
Research Validated Programs
http://www.californiahealthykids.org
“The California Healthy Kids Resource Center was established to assist schools in promoting health literacy. Health literacy is the capacity of an individual to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services and the competence to use such information and services in ways that are health enhancing.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: teachers, administrators, university faculty, and other
    professionals who work with preschool through 12th grade students
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Links intact


Organization: The Campbell Collaboration
http://www.campbellcollaboration.org
“The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a non-profit organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral and educational arenas. C2’s objectives are to prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of studies of interventions.”
  • International site
  • Intended for: those implementing interventions in the behavioral,
    social, and educational fields
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews


Organization: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado at Boulder
http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/blueprints
“The Blueprints Initiative sets a gold standard for implementing exemplary, research-based violence and drug programs and for implementing these programs with fidelity to the models. The work that is being conducted will help to bridge the gap between knowledge (research) and practice and inform the users of programs of the barriers that must be overcome in order to achieve maximum success.”
  • Intended for: program implementers
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Individual TA available
  • Provides guidance on staffing


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Organization: Child Trends
> What Works Guide
http://www.childtrends.org
“Child Trends’ Lifecourse Model presents our extensive knowledge about programs found to ‘work’ to enhance children’s development, in a user-friendly format…. This approach is built on the concept that child development is a cumulative process that begins before birth and continues into young adulthood.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: policy makers, program designers, and funders
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: The Cochrane Collaboration
http://www.cochrane.org
“The Cochrane Collaboration is an international non-profit and independent organization, dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of healthcare readily available worldwide. It produces and disseminates systematic reviews of healthcare interventions and promotes the search for evidence in the form of clinical trials and other studies of interventions.”
  • International Site
  • Intended for: health service providers, consumers, research funding
    agencies, departments of health, international organizations,
    universities, and anyone else making decisions about healthcare
    have, or are at risk for, problem behavior
  • Provides descriptions of interventions/reviews
  • Transparent reviews
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Individual TA available
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: Find Youth Info
http://findyouthinfo.gov
“Helping America’s Youth is a nationwide effort, initiated by President George W. Bush and led by First Lady Laura Bush, to benefit children and teenagers by encouraging action in three key areas: family, school, and community. [This] Community Guide to Helping America’s Youth helps communities build partnerships, assess their needs and resources, and select from program designs that could be replicated in their community. It walks community groups through the steps necessary for building strong supports for youth.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: Communities
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • References related to EBPs


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Organization: Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA),
National Institute on Drug Abuse
>best practice treatment resources
http://www.ireta.org/ireta_main/nida_initiative.htm
“This section offers resources focused on implementing evidence-based
(EBP) and best practices in addiction treatment.”
  • Intended for: the substance abuse field
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Individual TA available
  • Provides information on fidelity measurement
  • Provides guidance on staff training
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: The National Implementation Research Network
http://nirn.fpg.unc.edu/
“The mission of the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) is to close the gap between science and service by improving the science and practice of implementation in relation to evidence-based programs and practices.”
  • Intended for: researchers, program developers and stakeholders interested in or engaged in the development, research, implementation and replication of evidence-based programs and practices
  • Individual TA available
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Provides information on fidelity measurement
  • Provides guidance on staffing
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: The National Institue on Drug Abuse
http://www.nida.nih.gov/Prevention/examples.html
“NIDA, in cooperation with prevention scientists, presents the following examples of research-based programs that feature a variety of strategies proven to be effective. Each program was developed as part of a research study, which demonstrated that over time youth who participated in the programs had better outcomes than those who did not.”
  • Intended for: “those working in drug abuse prevention”
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Provides guidance on staffing


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Organization: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
> OJJDP’s Model Programs Guide and Database
http://www.dsgonline.com/index.html
“The office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Model Programs Guide (MPG) is designed to assist practitioners and communities in implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that can make a difference in the lives of children and communities. The MPG database of evidence-based programs covers the entire continuum of youth services from prevention through sanctions to reentry.”
  • Intended for: “juvenile justice practitioners, administrators, and researchers”
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation


Organization: Oregon Mental Health and Addiction Services
>mental health >evidence-based practices
http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/
“The Office of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) has compiled information and links to assist consumers in becoming informed about mental health disorders and to assist consumers in becoming healthy, safe and independent individuals. The information will also assist policy makers and providers to work toward further education, share and expand current treatment efforts, and assist consumers in everyday needs.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: “consumers, policymakers, providers”
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Individual TA available
  • Provides information on fidelity measurement
  • References related to EBPs


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Organization: Promising Practices Network
http://www.promisingpractices.net
“The Promising Practices Network (PPN) is dedicated to providing quality evidence-based information about what works to improve the lives of children, youth, and families. The PPN site features summaries of programs and practices that are proven to improve outcomes for children… carefully screened for scientific rigor, relevance, and clarity.”
  • Intended for: “policymakers, service providers, and other decision makers at all levels who care about improving outcomes for children and families”
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Provides guidance on staffing


Organization: SAMHSA, Division of Workplace Programs
http://workplace.samhsa.gov
“The Workplace Resource Center provides centralized access to information about drug-free workplaces and related topics. Find information on drug-testing, drug-free workplace programs, Federal programs, prevention research, and substance abuse.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Individual TA available (free/for fee)
  • Provides information on fidelity measurement
  • Provides guidance on staffing
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: SAMHSA,National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov
“SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices NREPP is a voluntary rating and classification system designed to provide the public with reliable information on the scientific basis and practicality of interventions that prevent and/or treat mental and substance use disorders. Descriptive information and quantitative ratings are provided across several key areas for all interventions reviewed by NREPP.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: States, Territories, community-based organizations and other interested stakeholders
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Provides information on fidelity measurement


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Organization: Social Programs That Work, Coalition
for Evidence-Based Policy, Council for Excellence in Government
http://www.evidencebasedprograms.org/
“The central problem that the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy seeks to address is that U.S. social programs are often implemented with little regard to rigorous evidence, costing billions of dollars yet failing to address critical needs of our society in areas such as education, crime and substance abuse, and poverty reduction.… This site summarizes the findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials that, in our view, have particularly important policy implications.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: policy makers and practitioners
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Provides guidance on staffing
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: Strengthening Americas Families Office of
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Program and SAMHSA‘s
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
>Model Programs Guide
http://www.strengtheningfamilies.org/
“In the following pages you will find two page summaries of family-focused programs which have been proven to be effective…The programs in this booklet are divided into categories based upon the degree, quality, and outcomes of research associated with them. You will also find a program matrix. This may be helpful to you in determining ‘at a glance’ which programs may best meet your community needs.”
  • Intended for: those searching for effective family-based programs that address prevention of juvenile delinquency and substance abuse
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • Describes intervention implementation
  • Makes individual TA available
  • Provides information on fidelity measurement
  • Provides guidance on staffing


Organization: Surgeon General, Department of Health and Human Services
> Chapter 5, Prevention and Intervention
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/youthviolence/
“The mission of the Surgeon General is to protect and improve the public health of the Nation, and this report was developed within the responsibilities and spirit of that mission. This chapter identifies a set of standards based on scientific consensus and applies those standards to the literature… to identify with confidence general strategies and programs that work, that are promising, or that do not.”
  • Defines EBPs
  • Intended for: Public Heath Professionals
  • Transparent reviews
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • References related to EBPs


Organization: Task Force on College Drinking, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
> A Call To Action > Recommended Strategies
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/NIAAACollegeMaterials
“The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism created the Task Force on College Drinking in 1998 to provide research-based information about the nature and extent of dangerous (college) drinking. The Task Force comprises college presidents, researchers, and students.”
  • Intended for: high school and college administrators, students, parents, community leaders, policymakers, researchers, members of the retail beverage industry, and Public Heath Professionals
  • Provides descriptions of interventions
  • Describes evidentiary standards met
  • References related to EBPs


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