What does a trauma-informed approach look like for county behavioral health? This is the first in a series of case studies showcasing California counties that adopted a trauma-informed approach in their policy and practice. Christopher Jensen describes the paradigm shift > read more
This publication focuses on the use of archival survey data and features 12 surveys commonly used by the substance abuse prevention field. A sequence of matrices are provided.
This paper looks at one focus of prevention efforts, teen substance abuse, and shows how surveys might seem to highlight one issue while downplaying another. Much as the buyer should beware in consumer spending, the prevention provider should be wary > read more
Writing clearly stated, feasible, and measurable goals and objectives provides a framework for monitoring your progress towards achieving the desired results and set clear criteria for success and/or the need for improving prevention efforts over time.
As you are embarking on your data collection efforts to determine the substance abuse prevention needs for your county, all of the potential data sources may be overwhelming. It is helpful to begin to narrow your efforts to those factors > read more