Prevention in Colorado: The Impact of the Strategic Prevention Framework

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Learn how applying SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) to assess needs and evaluate outcomes has impacted prevention planning in Colorado.

Learn how applying SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) has changed the way that Colorado approaches prevention. Performing needs assessments and applying evidence-based practices led to impactful behavioral change at the individual, community, and state levels. Stan Paprocki, Director of Community Prevention and Early Intervention Programs for Colorado’s Department of Human Services, describes how his team did it.

Last Updated: 09/24/2015