Building Capacity for Local Data Collection

Recording: Building Capacity for Local Data Collection

This 90-minute session will focus on understanding the types of data needed to conduct prevention needs assessments and progress monitoring. We will focus on gathering local data, and on the partners needed to find and use data effectively. We will also discuss ways you can increase your organization’s, coalition’s, and/or community’s capacity to understand and use local data effectively.  The training is the first in a series of three highly interactive sessions focused on identifying challenges in data collection, data sharing, and community capacity.



Shai Fuxman, EdD

Shai Fuxman, a behavioral health expert and senior research scientist, leads initiatives promoting the positive development of youth. He has extensive experience in social and emotional learning (SEL), school-based trauma-informed care, and substance misuse prevention. He also has expertise in program evaluation, cultural competence, and quantitative and qualitative research. As a Prevention Solutions@EDC training and technical assistance specialist, he supports state agencies and community-based organizations to implement and evaluate effective substance misuse prevention programs.

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