small spf flowerStrategic Prevention Framework Step 1: Assessment

Assessment, the first step of the SPF, involves identifying local prevention needs based on data. Below are examples to support your work. For more assessment resources, visit our training and tools pages.

 

ASSESSMENT EXAMPLES

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Oklahoma Prevention Needs Assessment Survey

This report shows results from the 2017/18 survey in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 conducted by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS).

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Colorado Health Institute Statewide Needs Assessment Report

Making the Wise Investment Statewide Needs Assessment of Primary Prevention for Substance Abuse (SNAPS) Final Report.

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Data Dive: Basic Needs Assessment Data Prioritization Example

This handout provides an overview of one basic method for prioritizing needs assessment data, using the method described in Episode 1 of the Pacific Southwest PTTC's podcast, the Data Dive.

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Noble SWAT DFC Community Assessment

Noble SWAT Drug Free Communities’ mission is to build community partnerships to prevent substance abuse, engage families, and empower youth to positively impact our community. Noble SWAT DFC is youth-lead adult-guided.