Using Logic Models in Prevention, Part 2: Developing and Using Logic Models (Webinar Recording)

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Using Logic Models in Prevention
Part 2: Developing and Using Logic Models
Josh Esrick, MPP, and Emily Patton, MSc, PgDip

February 23, 2023, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST


This webinar will build from part one of this series. It will first explain in more detail the process of creating a logic model and provide a practice exercise for participants to begin building their own logic models. The webinar will also walk through how to use a completed logic model, including the steps for turning a logic model into an implementation plan and evaluation plan. Lastly, the webinar will discuss other uses of logic models, such as being shared with funders and community partners. The webinar will provide a small group discussion opportunity for participants to share their experiences with logic models, barriers and challenges encountered when developing logic models, and success strategies.


  • Explain the process for developing a logic model
  • Begin planning the development of their own logic models
  • Understand how to incorporate logic models into implementation and evaluation plans
  • Describe the other uses of logic models for prevention professionals


Josh Esrick, MPPJosh Esrick, MPP is a Senior Policy Analyst with Carnevale Associates. Josh has extensive experience in substance use prevention; researching, writing, and presenting on best practice and knowledge development publications, briefs, and reference guides; and developing and providing T/TA to numerous organizations. He developed numerous SAMHSA Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies’ (CAPT) products on strategies to prevent opioid misuse and overdose, risk and protective factors for substance use, youth substance use prevention strategies, youth substance use trends, emerging substance use trends, the potential regulations surrounding marijuana legalization, as well as numerous other topics.
Emily Patton, MSEmily Patton, MSc, PgDip holds a Masters of Science in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology from Swansea University and a Postgraduate Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Edinburgh. She offers significant professional experience in the fields of public policy development and analysis, criminal justice research, data collection and analysis, program development, and performance management.


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