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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Prevention Training Now!

Prevention Training Now! is the CAPT’s online training portal for members of the general public who are interested in prevention.

2016
Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Programs and Strategies

This tool provides brief summaries of prevention strategies and programs that have been evaluated to determine their effects on the non-medical use of prescription drugs, as well as guidelines for using this information to inform prevention planning efforts.

2016
Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Understanding Who Is at Risk

This decision support tool provides information from cross-sectional and longitudinal studies on factors that have been shown to increase risk of or protect against the non-medical use of prescription drugs.

2016
Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Overview of Factors and Strategies

This tool provides key research findings on the non-medical use of prescription drugs, a summary of risk and protective factors associated with prescription drug misuse, and programs and strategies that have been shown to be effective in addressing these factors.

2016
Starting Strong: The Importance of Getting an Early Win

Discover the importance of early-win projects and how they can help keep your partners engaged for the long road ahead.

2016
Worksheet: Identifying New Partners

This tool can help you detect any gaps in your current prevention resources and identify potential partners to fill them.

2016
Tools to Assess Community Readiness to Prevent Substance Misuse

This resource provides a list of tools practitioners can use to assess their community’s readiness to address and prioritize those identified needs.

2016
Prevention Collaboration in Action Toolkit

This CAPT tool showcases stories of how practitioners work together to prevent substance abuse, and 30+ tools and worksheets to help communities collaborate.

2016
Recommended Functions of Successful Epidemiological Workgroups

This tool helps epidemiological workgroups re-conceptualize their purpose and function, drawing on lessons learned from experienced workgroup members.

2016
How Are We Doing? Evaluating Your Collaboration

This tool presents some considerations for evaluating your collaboration, common functions to evaluate, and examples of instruments that measure these functions.

2016
Online Tools to Keep Your Collaboration Ticking

This resource briefly describes some of the user-friendly tools currently available to help your team function more efficiently.

 

2016
Activity: Aligning Goals and Activities

This activity can help teams assess the degree to which member activities align with the collaboration’s overall purpose and goals.

2016
Are Members Satisfied?

Regular assessments of member satisfaction can help collaborating partners increase member engagement, improve group cohesion, and refine group processes and procedures. This tool offers some questions you may want to include in a satisfaction assessment.

2016
Tips for Healthy Collaborations

Successful collaboration requires careful maintenance and occasional compromise. This tool presents some tips for keeping your collaboration healthy over time.

2016
Decision-Making Models: Voting versus Consensus

This chart compares two common decision-making approaches—voting and consensus.

2016
Worksheet: Determining Member Responsibilities

This worksheet can help you successfully match workgroup activities with member interests and skills.

2016
Activity: Determining the Training Needs of New Partners

Use this activity to identify and prioritize the knowledge and training needs of your collaboration partners.

2016
Do’s and Don’ts of Collaborative Leadership

Access practical tips for leading collaborative teams, organized around five key areas for healthy and engaged groups.

2016
Beginning Your Collaboration: Tips for a Safe and Satisfying Journey

This tip sheet can help you get your new collaborative workgroup off the ground and running.

2016
Worksheet: Creating a Memorandum of Agreement

This worksheet offers a template for creating a simple memorandum of agreement.

2016

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