101304: Implementation Primer

Putting Your Plan Into Action

About the Course:

Implementation Primer will assist your coalition in the implementation of comprehensive strategies designed to achieve population-level reductions of substance abuse. It describes the importance of community mobilization and the necessity of seeking meaningful environmental changes which are two strategies that research indicates can influence rates of substance abuse in an entire community.


Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

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National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute

About the Author:

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.

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 an implementation primer. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the strategic prevention framework.

  2. Identify the implementation basics.

  3. Explain how coalitions can be powerful.

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