Community Framework for Preventing Alcohol and Other Drug Problems Through a Systems Approach: The Future by Design
Topics included in the framework are as follows: initiating a community-wide prevention effort; leadership; maintaining the momentum; activities; building resources; assessment (knowing the impact of prevention efforts); and partnerships through cooperation, coordination, and collaboration). The purpose of the framework is to state clearly and succinctly the parameters to guide a community in developing an effective prevention effort.
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9 Develop Abuse Prevention African-American community agencies American Indian AOD abuse AOD problems approach areas Asian/Paciﬁc Island American behavior Chisago County collaboration Colloquium participants committee COMMUNITIES 9 Community Action Plan community awareness community members community prevention efforts community prevention system community’s communitywide prevention effort coordinated County cultural Dade County deﬁned deﬁnition diversity drug abuse effective ethnic communities evaluation event ﬁeld ﬁndings ﬁrst funding fundraising goals Grand County groups high-risk Hispanic community identiﬁed identify important individuals inﬂuence intervention involved issues leadership McCURTAIN COUNTY meeting mission statement needs assessment Ofﬁce ongoing organizations OSAP Outagamie County parents percent Pierce County planning and implementation population prevention activities prevention programs RECOMMENDATIONS FROM COMMUNITIES reﬂect responsibilities RESULTS 9 role segments shared vision signiﬁcant social speciﬁc sponsor strategies Substance Abuse successful survey target task force technical assistance VARIATIONS 9 volunteers
Page 67 - A vision without a task is but a dream, a task without a vision is drudgery, a vision and a task is the hope of the world.
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Page 39 - culture" is used because it implies the integrated pattern of human behavior that includes thoughts, communications, actions, customs, beliefs, values, and institutions of a racial, ethnic, religious, or social group.
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Page 40 - Functions with the awareness that the dignity of the person is not guaranteed unless the dignity of his/her people is preserved.
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Page 39 - Culturally blind agencies are characterized by the belief that helping approaches traditionally used by the dominant culture are universally applicable; if the system worked as it should, all people — regardless of race or culture — would be served with equal effectiveness.
Page 11 - Leadership mobilizes groups to do work. Often this demands innovation in defining problems, generating solutions and, perhaps foremost, locating responsibility for defining and solving problems
Page 64 - Most successful work-study programs involve the business community; § Hispanic males are more likely than Anglo or Black males to hold full-time jobs while attending school. Forty-one percent of Hispanic males and 23 percent of Hispanic females leave high school for financial reasons; 5 Over 40 percent of all Hispanic students who leave school do so before entering high school; 5 Students who drop out of school must accept entry-level jobs with little security and few opportunities for advancement.