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|What Is the SPF? An Introduction to SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework||
Take a guided tour of the SPF, a data-driven planning process designed to help you more effectively address substance misuse and related prevention needs in your community.
|Introduction to Substance Abuse Prevention: Understanding the Basics||
Learn about the history of prevention, key concepts and definitions, and specific drug effects—and get a glimpse of the effects of substance use and addiction on the brain.
|Involving Youth in Your Substance Abuse Prevention Program||
Develop the knowledge and skills to effectively engage youth in all aspects of your substance misuse prevention efforts—from planning to evaluation.
|Focusing on Focus Groups||
Discover the key elements of focus group design and delivery through case examples to highlight the many ways focus groups can be used to support prevention practice.
|Go Get It! Finding Existing Data to Inform Your Prevention Efforts||
Explore strategies for identifying, locating, and accessing the data you need to assess the substance use prevention needs of your community.
|Making the Most of Key Informant Interviews||
Learn how to plan and conduct key informant interviews that produce the valuable information you need to inform your prevention efforts.
|Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics||
Explore what sustainability looks like in the context of substance misuse prevention—and how to prepare for sustainability planning in your community.
|Prevention SustainAbilities: Planning for Success||
Building on the foundation of its introductory companion course, Prevention SustainAbilities: Understanding the Basics, this interactive self-paced course walks practitioners through a step-by-step process for developing a written plan to sustain successful prevention practices.