Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group

Project: Research project

Description

The Arizona State University (ASU) Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Centers (SIRC) Office of Evaluation and Partner Contracts at Arizona State University will partner with Governors Office for Children, Youth and Families (GOCYF) to assist the Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group. This work continues SIRCs commitment to community-based participatory research and data-driven decision-making. Led by Dr. Wendy Wolfersteig, SIRC will perform the following services for the GOCYF:

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

All services provided will have input and consultation of the Governors Office for Children, Youth and Families staff and the Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group members.

A. Amend the Communities in Context: Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities curriculum to include PowerPoint presentations and other materials to reflect the new Community Data Project website, the Strategic Prevention Framework model, and other Arizona data websites; includes development and analysis of pre and post-surveys on training [by December 31, 2015].
B. Develop and implement a training plan to train community substance abuse prevention coalitions, staff of tribal and regional behavioral health authorizes, community service providers, decision-makers and other key stakeholders using the Communities in Context: Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities.
1. Conduct eight (8) Communities in Context: Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities trainings [by April 30, 2016].
2. Conduct one (1) Communities in Context: Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities Training-of-Trainers [by January 31, 2016].
C. Develop and implement a plan to market the Community Data Project, related data websites, and the Communities in Context: Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities curriculum [by December 31, 2015].
D. Maintain the Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group Facebook page [no deadline as this work will continue throughout the funding cycle].
E. Create a quarterly newsletter for the Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group, entitled Epi Update! [July and October 2015, January and April 2016]
F. Take meeting minutes for the Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group, and assist with other administrative aspects related to the group [no deadline as this work will continue throughout the funding cycle].
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date5/1/1512/31/15

Funding

  • Arizona Office of the Governor: Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF): $96,777.00

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