This paper aims to: 1) introduce evidence-based practice and its application to community-based interventions; 2) guide the application of criteria and procedures for selecting evidence-based policies, programs, and practices appropriate to your community-based prevention plan; and 3) outline the tactical > read more
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This publication emphasizes the importance of setting boundaries for community-based planning processes; identifies the importance of agreeing on criteria in advance for analyzing and interpreting data to guide decision making, and suggests questions that will help to identify these criteria. > read more
This Tactic (a) provides a brief history of the development of the IOM model and its application to prevention, and (b) outlines applications of the IOM model that will strengthen prevention planning, implementation and outcomes.
Methamphetamine can feel like a “larger than life” issue and trying to address the problem can feel even more overwhelming. That is why it is so important to approach the problem from a variety of fronts and with an arsenal > read more
This article is about turning ideas into action. What are the nuts and bolts that constitute change mechanisms? What are the evidence-based interventions that support the theory of change? This Tactic explores how community norms on alcohol and drug use > read more
This Tactic explores the issue of underage binge drinking—what it is, its significance, and the numerous harms afflicting youth and communities as a result of it. As a prevention specialist, it will provide you with ways to raise awareness of > read more