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Evaluation Prevention:

Evidence-Based Programs

Evaluation Flash Cards: Embedding evaluative thinking in organizational culture

Otto Bremer Foundation, 2013 — A series of one-page tip sheets about a variety of evaluation topics, including: Evaluative Thinking, Evaluation Questions, Logic Models, Theory of Change, Dosage, SMART Goals, Distinguishing Outcomes from Indicators, Performance Targets, Qualitative Evaluation, Types of Evaluation, Fidelity and Adaptation, High-Quality Lessons Learned, Evaluation Quality Standards, Evaluation Reporting, Utilization-Focused Evaluation, and Distinguishing Different Kinds of Evidence.

Resource List for Evidence about Prevention Laws

MN Law Library, 2013 — A list of resources about different alcohol prevention laws (including social host ordinances, alcohol server training and minimum age laws, compliance checks, happy hour laws, and liquor licensing), their implementation, and their effectiveness.

MN Evidence-Based Practices Workbook

MN Evidence Based Practices Workgroup, 2015 — Workbook about evidence-based practices created by the Minnesota Evidence-Based Practices Workgroup for the SPF SIG project and other Minnesota prevention and recovery initiatives.

MN Strategy Selection Training Videos

MN Evidence Based Practices Workgroup, 2012 — Videos from the MN evidence-based practices stratey selection training in December 2012.

Evidence-based interventions and practices.

Wilder Research, 2009 — Presents the different ways a program can be identified as evidence-based and important considerations when selecting evidence-based programs and practices for implementation.

Identifying and selecting evidence-based interventions

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2009 — Guide directed toward prevention planners to help them select and implement evidence-based interventions successfully. The guide lays out an analytic process with a few key concepts to apply in selecting interventions that are conceptually and practically fitting and effective.

Where to find information on evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs) in working with youth

Wilder Research, 2008 — Annotated list of publications and Internet sites that describe evidence-based programs and practices that have demonstrated their effectiveness in addressing the problems of juvenile delinquency, gang activity, or youth violence.

College AIM

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, No Date — Registry of evidence based alcohol prevention practices for college campuses.

OJJDP model programs guide

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, No Date — Searchable database of scientifically-proven programs that address a range of issues, including substance abuse, mental health, and education programs.

SAMHSA’s National registry of evidence-based programs and practices (NREPP)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), No Date — Searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders.