Increase the capacity to impact to impact intervening variables/objectives associated with our priorities selected using the needs assessment process.
- The Core Team shall participate in meetings that contribute to the capacity of prevention programs in the local network to establish and expand collaborations and to help develop strategies to leverage resources across the community to increase the capacity of the project (prevention advocates, health councils, local collaborative, DWI planning council, school based health centers, ect..)
- Communicate quarterly with elected officials to advocate for substance abuse prevention.
- Hold monthly core team meeting to oversee project, including seeking ways to increase capacity and provide progress reports to keep members informed.
- Have at least 8 community sectors at meetings.
12 sectors include:
• Youth (18 or younger)
• Youth-serving organization
• Law enforcement
• Religious/Fraternal organization
• Civic/Volunteer groups (i.e., local organizations committed to volunteering, not a coalition member designated as a “volunteer”)
• Healthcare professional
• State, local, or tribal governmental agency with expertise in the field of substance abuse
(Including, if applicable, the State agency with primary authority for substance abuse)
• Other organization involved in reducing substance abuse
- Obtain MOU’s from supporting members.
- Develop a capacity building plan to acquire the skills necessary to carry out the Strategic Prevention Framework process and submit Capacity and Readiness plan to OSAP by September 5th, 2014.
- Designate 3-5 core team or staff to attend the Evidence Based Strategic & Data Driven Planning. Training is October 23rd, 2014
Process Evaluation: Records of attendance, sign in sheets, on-site process notes (progress towards objective, timeline, barriers and accomplishments) core team meeting minutes, list of members and agencies represented and dates of meetings.
Outcome Evaluation: Report on increased capacity to fill gaps.