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Strategic Prevention Framework for Native American Communities (Jamaica Plain, MA)

November 12, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Who Should Attend:
Leaders and Members of Native Americans Communities

This training will provide an overview of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and tools to use when implementing this process. Practical skill-building activities for each component of the SPF (Assessment, Capacity Building, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Cultural Competence, and Sustainability) will be shared, as well as a list of related resources. This full-day training will combine interactive and didactic teaching methods, including a PowerPoint presentation, case studies from Native American communities and sharing of experiences in small groups.

Learning Objectives:
Participants completing this training will be able to:

  1. Describe the seven components of the SPF.
  2. Evaluate ways to incorporate the components of the SPF into their present work.
  3. State the importance of and describe methods for:
    1. measuring community assets and needs
    2. engaging the community and working collaboratively;
    3. building a functional coalition;
    4. developing a data –driven strategic plan, logic model, action plan and evaluation plan;
    5. selecting appropriate evidence-based strategies; and
    6. measuring community-level impact and monitoring progress.
  4. Explain the importance of infusing culturally-competent methods within each stage of the SPF.
  5. Identify multiple ways to institutionalize and sustain the work of the coalition or group.

Shari Sprong


If you are deaf or hard of hearing, or are a person with a disability who requires accommodation, please contact Aleya Martin at the Community Health Training Institute/HRiA at 617-279-2240 ext 533 or email, prior to October 28, 2013.

Aleya Martin


November 12, 2013
1:30 pm - 9:00 pm