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Assessment Primer: Analyzing the Community, Identifying Problems and Setting Goals

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About the Course:

CADCA’s National Coalition Institute serves as a center for training, technical assistance, evaluation, research, and capacity building for community anti-drug coalitions throughout the United States. This primer is designed to provide anti-drug coalitions clear guidelines for defining their communities and assessing the real needs within the community.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Assessment Primer: Analyzing the Community, Identifying Problems and Setting Goals created by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute in 2010.

Journal/Publisher:

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)

Publication Date:

2006. revised 2010

Course Material Author

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute

CADCA’s National Coalition Institute, developed in 2002 by an Act of Congress, serves as a center for training, technical assistance, evaluation, research, and capacity building for community anti-drug coalitions throughout the United States.

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about analyzing community problems and setting goals. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the rationale for performing a community assessment.

  2. Explain the creation and maintenance of coalitions and partnerships and how best to assess community needs and resources.

  3. Describe the analysis of problems and goals and the development of a framework or model of change.

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Course Number 101262
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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