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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are a significant risk factor for addictive behaviors including substance use disorders are strongly related to development and prevalence of a wide range of health problems throughout the lifespan, including Substance Use and other Addictive Disorders. This module will review the relationship between ACEs and addiction.
Understanding the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study
This module will compare risk factors of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) scores, define effects of increased ACEs on development and review response and resilience associated with early intervention, support and education.
This module will discuss the importance of fidelity, assist in guiding the implementation of the selected program and look at the importance of measuring how closely the program follows the intended design.
Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention
About the Epidemic
Commonly Misused Medications and their Effects on the Brain
Risk and Protective Factors and Warning Signs
Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF)
Asking the Question
Kansas Prevention Plan
Risk and Prevention Factors
Suicide Prevention Resources
Kansas Communities That Care (KCTC) Student Survey
Tobacco Misuse Prevention
E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Teens
Choosing Strategies: Scare Tactics Toolkit
History and research show that scare tactics are ineffective, can back fire, and can have damaging effects. This toolkit covers reasons why scare tactics should not be utilized.
Community Mobilizer Toolkit
A Community Mobilizer helps to maintain the efforts of the coalition and provide assistance for the desired outcome of the coalition members and the community. This toolkit covers helpful skills and steps that are part of the community mobilizer's role.
Conducting a Focus Group Toolkit
Focus groups are facilitated discussions of 5-10 individuals from similar backgrounds led by a moderator who guides the group into increasing levels of focus and depth on key issues. This toolkit provides information on how focus groups can help you go beyond quantitative data and allow you to learn more about a particular problem.
Effective Coalition Meetings Toolkit
Coalition meetings should be a time of dynamic dialogue and interaction between the members of the coalition to determine the action of each member that needs to be taken to achieve a common goal. This toolkit provides an overview of the elements required to have effective coalition meetings.
Grant Writing Tips Toolkit
The grant writing process can seem overwhelming for many but you don't have to be a professional writer to successfully apply for a grant. This toolkit covers helpful steps for making your grant writing process a success.
Kansas Communities That Care Toolkit
The KCTC survey is a tool that communities and schools can use to guide informed decisions concerning prevention needs and services. This toolkit includes information on why schools should participate and how you can help facilitate participation with your local school district.
Media Campaign Strategies Toolkit
This toolkit covers ways of using marketing techniques to change misperceptions and ultimately change behavior by communicating accurate group norms of the specified audiences.
Party Patrol Toolkit
This toolkit provides general information about Party Patrols and is a great starter resource for communities that are interested in this type of initiative.
Prescription Abuse Prevention Toolkit
Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic that requires more than one strategy to tactic. It’s going to take a comprehensive approach that employs multiple strategies to create population-level reductions to this problem. This toolkit includes strategies to help coalitions formulate, modify, and implement prevention and intervention strategies.
Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse Toolkit
This toolkit is designed to provide helpful tips on how to prevent prescription drug misuse by taking simple actions to ensure prescription drugs are used, stored and disposed of properly.
Problem Gambling Resources Toolkit
This toolkit provides an overview of resources on Problem Gambling that are available to problem gamblers, family members, and concerned others who reside in Kansas.
Recovery Month Toolkit
Recruitment and Retention Toolkit
Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions. This toolkit includes strategies for organizing an event for Recovery Month as a way to celebrate the achievements of the recovery community.
Social Media Toolkit
Social media is here to stay. This toolkit includes directions for setting up your social media accounts and suggested social media language to best complement your community coalition.
Troubleshooting Tips for Audio Challenges during Virtual Meetings
Sometimes technology can be challenging. This toolkit focuses on some common audio problems specific to Go-To-Meetings and Adobe Connect meetings.
Vision and Mission Statements Toolkit
Your coalition's vision and mission are an expression of the values you want to see implemented in your community. This toolkit includes helpful steps for creating vision and mission statements as part of the planning of your coalition’s Strategic Prevention Framework process.
Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Misuse Toolkit
This toolkit provides information about identifying the warning signs and indications that prescription drug misuse is occurring.
Welcome Pack Toolkit
A welcome/membership packet can be incredibly helpful for new participants that you know will be attending your coalition meeting. This toolkit includes tips for things to include in a new member orientation packet.
Your Leadership Edge: Sign Me Up
DCCCA is now providing one-year subscriptions for coalition members to engage in this dynamic, self-paced program. Learn how to enroll here!
Your Leadership Edge: What is it?
Learn more about this great resource and how it can benefit your coalition.
DCCCA Toolkit Summaries
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