Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Getting To Outcomes On Underage Drinking – But Still Some Way To Go

Prevention Action, February 25, 2015

"Laws and strategies against underage drinking are unlikely to prove effective by themselves unless actively applied by communities. How far does it help them to have a toolkit for implementation?

The RAND Corporation’s Getting To Outcomes is a leading example of a toolkit that has been applied usefully to social concerns such as teen pregnancy, drug misuse and homelessness, as well as the promotion of positive youth development. The ten-step generic model covers such crucial issues as needs and resources assessment, specification of desired outcomes, identification of evidence-based strategies, capacity building and evaluation." Read More.

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