University Of Maryland
CESAR: Center for Substance Abuse Research

County MSPF Needs Assessment and Evaluation Assistance

PI: Erin Artigiani, B.A., M.A

Abstract: Assist community-based substance abuse prevention programs in completing the five stages of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) to get funding from the State to implement environmental prevention strategies. Activities include working with local community coalitions to conduct community needs assessments, developing strategic plans, selecting prevention strategies, preparing implementation plans, and evaluating the impact of the strategies. CESAR staff work closely with the local Maryland SPF coordinators to develop plans, collect and analyze data, and prepare regular reports.

Funding Source: County MSPF Funds.