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).

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Resource Title Description Date Addedsort ascending
America’s Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014

This report provides nationwide statistics on traditional milestones of adulthood among young adults such as education, economic circumstances, and health.

2015
What Works Clearinghouse

Learn about the What Works Clearinghouse, the Department of Education website that identifies scientific evidence of what works in education.

2015
Resources Related to Cultural Competence

Review an annotated list of resources for developing culturally competent evaluations.

2015
Resources for Finding Health Data on LGBTQ Populations

Access resources for finding health data on the lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and questioning (LBGTQ) populations.

2015
SAMHSA's Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking 2012

Learn about the extent of underage drinking in the United States and the various efforts made to address it in 2012.

2015
SAMHSA's Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking 2013

SAMHSA’s 2013 report to Congress on the prevention and reduction of underage drinking provides a summary of prevention best practices.

2015
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: An Assessment of the Evidence for Best Practices

Access a report explaining the role of state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and that assesses the evidence for PDMP best practices.

2015
Prescription Drug Disposal Information

The federal Prescription Drug Disposal Information website contains a variety of fact sheets for consumers as well as practitioners.

2015
Prescription Drug Abuse 2013: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic

Access the report Prescription Drug Abuse 2013: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic to learn about the impacts of U.S. prescription drug misuse and abuse.

2015
Plain Language Thesaurus for Health Communications

The Plain Language Thesaurus for Health Communications can help you communicate health information in a manner that is clear and easy to understand.

2015
Model Programs Guide

The Department of Justice’s Model Programs Guide provides prevention practitioners with examples of more than 200 evidence-based programs.

2015
Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration

Access the Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration, an online set of concepts and functional definitions for professionals.

2015
Preventing or Reducing Opioid Abuse and Overdose: Selected Resources

This resource includes tools to support state-level planners in preventing or reducing heroin and other opioid abuse and its consequences.

2015
Data-Based Planning for Effective Prevention: State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroups

Learn how State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroups (SEOWs) collect and share data with prevention professionals to develop effective prevention programs.

2015
Briefing on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Effectiveness

These materials on prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) effectiveness from Brandeis University's PDMP Center for Excellence incorporate results from research studies, PDMP evaluations, and surveys.

2015
Behavioral Health United States 2012

Access SAMHSA’s 2012 report on behavioral health in the United States, which provides national- and state-level statistics on services, costs, and clients.

2015
Behavioral Health Fact Sheets

This fact sheet from CAPT helps practitioners apply a behavioral health lens to their prevention efforts.

2015
Sources of Questionnaires and Questions

Find online sources of questionnaires related to substance use, including target populations, survey source, and topics that the survey questions address.

2015
Online Epidemiology Courses and Related Resources

Find online epidemiology resources offered through government and private agencies and schools of public health.

2015
Interactive Data Systems

Access a list of interactive state systems of substance misuse data to help inform your prevention program or intervention.

2015

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