Assessment Primer: Analyzing the Community, Identifying Problems and Setting Goals

About the Course:

CADCA’s National Coalition Institute serves as a center for training, technical assistance, evaluation, research, and capacity building for community anti-drug coalitions throughout the United States. This primer is designed to provide anti-drug coalitions clear guidelines for defining their communities and assessing the real needs within the community.

Journal/Publisher:

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)

Publication Date:

2006

Author

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute

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 analyzing community problems and setting goals. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the rationale for performing a community assessment.

  2. Explain the creation and maintenance of coalitions and partnerships and how best to assess community needs and resources.

  3. Describe the analysis of problems and goals and the development of a framework or model of change.

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Our Provider Number: 107243

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Course Number 101262
3 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $20.91
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135 members have taken this course