Training and Technical Assistance Tools

Find training and technical assistance tools to support your prevention efforts and help you use the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).

Search training and technical assistance tools by keyword, prevention topic, SPF step, and location at tools and other learning resources.

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Skills for Cultural Competency

Find descriptions of key skills that culturally competent professionals have when they apply the five steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF).

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Substance Misuse Prevention Media Campaigns

Find examples of state and national media campaigns designed to promote behavior change in reducing substance misuse.

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Trauma Resilience Resources

Find information on agencies, foundations, and other resources that collect data on trauma and resilience.

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Using Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) to Improve Medical Care

Data sharing initiatives in Washington state led to more effective Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) and improved medical care.

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Five Strategies for Better Webinars

Learn five strategies for delivering engaging and effective webinars, including ways in which you can engage your audience.

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Local and State Sources of Prevention Data

Find local and state sources of prevention data to guide your prevention efforts.

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Overview of Evaluation

Evaluation is the systemic collection and analysis of information about interventions to improve effectiveness and guide decisions.

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Potential Challenges to Obtaining Useful Data

Learn about the potential challenges to obtaining useful epidemiological and other data during prevention planning.

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Data Collection Methods: Pros and Cons

Learning the pros and cons of data collection methods can help you find the right data to inform program development and assessment.

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Community Tool Box

The Community Tool Box at the University of Kansas contains online tools and resources to help prevention professionals support community behavioral health.

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General Evaluation Portals

Access an annotated list of general online portals related to evaluation.

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Selecting an Appropriate Evaluation Design

Learn about the different types of evaluation designs and factors to consider when choosing one design over another.

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Conceptual Fit: Sample Risk Factors and Interventions for Underage Drinking

A chart of examples of prevention interventions that offer good conceptual fits for a variety of risk factors for underage drinking.

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Strategies for Conducting Effective Focus Groups

Access guidelines for obtaining the best results with focus groups as part of your prevention planning efforts.

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Ten Steps for Developing a Social Marketing Campaign

Following these ten steps helps to ensure your prevention-focused social marketing campaign reaches its intended audience and proves effective.

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Tips for Conducting Key Informant Interviews

Find tips for conducting interviews with key informants to help give your conversation direction and make the respondent feel at ease.

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Understanding Social Marketing

Understanding how social marketing works can help you use these techniques to support prevention efforts in your community.

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What Are Core Components...and Why Do They Matter?

Learn about the core components of evidence-based interventions and programs and why they matter to prevention efforts and outcomes.

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Evaluating Social Media Efforts: One Approach to Consider

Find tips for planning social media efforts and information about online tools you can use to evaluate your success.

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CASEL Guide—Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs for Preschool and Elementary Schools

The CASEL Guide contains an array of effective, research-based social and emotional learning programs for preschool and elementary schools.

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