Best Intentions are Not Enough: Techniques for Using Research and Data to Develop New Evidence-Informed Prevention Programs. Appendix

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Defining the problem

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Center for Disease Control. CHANGE tool. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/healthycommunitiesprogram/tools/change.htm

Communities that Care. Communities that Care youth survey. Available at: http://www.sdrg.org/ctcresource/CTC_Youth_Survey_2006.pdf

Youth comprehensive risk assessment. Available at: https://www.youthriskassessment.com/?action=download

The Community Toolbox. Taking action in the community. Available at: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/TakingActionInTheCommunity.aspx#Assess

 

Identifying Relevant Risk, Protective, and Promotive Factors

Communities that Care. Building protection: The social development strategy. Available at: http://www.sdrg.org/ctcresource/Community%20Building%20and%20Foundational%20Material/Building_Protection_Social_Dev_Strategy_Chart.pdf

Communities that Care. Index by risk factor. Available at: http://www.sdrg.org/ctcresource/Prevention%20Strategies%20Guide/indexbyriskfactor.pdf

 

Selecting Strategies Most Likely to Influence Targeted Risk, Protective and Promotive Factors

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Metz, A. J. R. (2007). A 10-step guide to adopting and sustaining evidence-based practices in out-of-school time programs: Part 2 in a series on fostering the adoption of evidence-based practices in out-of-school time programs. Washington D.C.: Child Trends. Available at: http://www.childtrends.org/files/child_trends-2007_06_04_rb_ebp2.pdf

Promise Neighborhoods.(2010) What is a kernel? Available at: http://promiseneighborhoods.org/what-works/kernels/

 

Assembling Your Intervention Using a Logic Model

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Harrel, A(n.d.) Evaluation strategies for human services programs.  Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. Available at: https://www.bja.gov/evaluation/guide/documents/evaluation_strategies_p3_7.html

James Bell Associates. (2007). Evaluation brief: Developing a logic model. Available at: http://www.jbassoc.com/reports/documents/developing%20a%20logic%20model.pdf

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Performance measures: Logic models. Available at: http://www.ojjdp.gov/grantees/pm/logic_models.html

Sundra, D.L., Scherer, J., & Anderson, L.A. (2003). A guidebook on logic model development for CDC's Prevention Research Centers. Published by Prevention Research Centers Program Office. Available at: https://www.bja.gov/evaluation/guide/documents/cdc-logic-model-development.pdf

United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. Using logic models. Available at: https://www.childwelfare.gov/management/effectiveness/models.cfm

United Way. Measuring program outcomes: A practical approach. Available at: https://www.unitedwaystore.com/product/measuring_program_outcomes_a_practical_approach/program_film

University of Wisconson-Extension. Logic models. Available at: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/pdande/evaluation/evallogicmodel.html

W.K. Kellog Foundation.(2004). Using logic models to bring together planning, evaluation, and action: Logic model development guide. Available at: http://www.wkkf.org/knowledge-center/resources/2006/02/wk-kellogg-foundation-logic-model-development-guide.aspx

 

Testing the Elements of Your Evidence Informed Program

Grantmakers of Effective Organizations. (2007). Learning for Results. Washington, D.C.: Grantmakers of Effective Organizations. Available at: http://www.deaconess.org/UploadFiles/Documents/Learning%20for%20Results.pdf

Penna, R. (2011). Nonprofit outcomes toolbox. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Nonprofit Authority.

www.Performwell.org

Schwartz, S.L. & Austin, M.J. (2009). Implementing performance management systems in nonprofit human service organizations: An exploratory study. Available at: http://www.mackcenter.org/docs/MIS%20Study%20Final%20Report.pdf

Wolk, A., Dholakia, A, & Kreitz, K. (2009). Building a performance management system: Using data to accelerate social impact. Cambridge, MA: Root Cause. Available at: http://rootcause.org/performance-measurement-book

Yohalem, N., Devaney, E., Smith, C. & Wilson-Ahlstrom, A. (2012). Building citywide systems for quality: A guide and case studies for afterschool leaders. Washington, D.C.: The Forum for Youth Investment. Available at: http://www.forumfyi.org/building_system_quality

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