The Kansas Prevention Collaborative and DCCCA have created a variety of free toolkits that are available to all communities and coalitions working with prevention. The toolkits are generally 2-5 pages offering a brief look at a topic that is directly related to the work of coalitions. Many of the toolkits are available in both English and Spanish. The Prevention Resources Toolkits can be located HERE. Each toolkit can be accessed directly with the links listed below.
STRATEGIC PREVENTION FRAMEWORK TOOLKIT SERIES
The Strategic Prevention Framework is an ongoing process created to guide coalitions to plan, implement and evaluate prevention efforts for their communities. The entire process is continuous and flowing, every step is vital to the overarching goals of the coalition. Each toolkit in this series looks at a different step of the Strategic Prevention Framework and one that provides an overview of the entire Strategic Prevention Framework process.
STRATEGIC PREVENTION FRAMEWORK OVERVIEW TOOLKIT
The importance of the Strategic Prevention Framework and descriptions of the steps.
Profiling population needs, resources and readiness to address needs and gaps.
Implementing evidence-based prevention strategies.
Monitoring, evaluating, sustaining and improving.
Supporting the ability of the coalition to maintain development and growth without compromising the future.
COMMUNITY MOBILIZER TOOLKIT
A Community Mobilizer helps 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 coalition members that determine the actions to take to achieve a common goal. This toolkit provides an overview of the elements required for effective coalition 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.
GRANT WRITING TIPS TOOLKIT
Grant writing doesn’t have to be intimidating! This toolkit is intended to offer tips and guidance to help you successfully apply for and be awarded grant funds.
MEDIA CAMPAIGN STRATEGIES TOOLKIT
This toolkit provides strategies for using marketing techniques that can change perceptions and behaviors around media and the role it plays in coalition work. LEARN MORE
RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION TOOLKIT
Helpful information on recruiting the right people for your prevention work, and keeping them involved.
NAVIGATING ZOOM MEETINGS TOOLKIT
This toolkit focuses on Zoom meetings and covers setting up a meeting, participating in a meeting, and tips on how to navigate Zoom meetings.
VAPING RESOURCES TOOLKIT
This toolkit will provide an overview of the vaping epidemic and offer several resources so you and your community can access up-to-date and accurate information on this national emergency.
THE 12 SECTORS AND GETTING THEM TO THE TABLE TOOLKIT
This toolkit provides general information about Party Patrols, a strategy that increases law enforcement to reduce underage drinking.
LGBTQ+ CULTURAL COMPETENCE TOOLKIT
This toolkit shares information that will increase understanding and acceptance of the LGBQT+ youth in your community.
PROJECT STICKER SHOCK TOOLKIT
Project Sticker Shock is a popular and effective strategy that discourages adults from buying alcohol for minors. This toolkit reviews the components of Project Sticker Shock and offers useful templates.
CHOOSING STRATEGIES: SCARE TACTICS TOOLKIT
History and research show that scare tactics are ineffective, can backfire, and can have damaging effects. This toolkit covers reasons why scare tactics should not be utilized.
This toolkit will provide an overview of what kratom is, how it is used, side effects and links to helpful resources.
COPYRIGHT SOURCES TOOLKIT
This toolkit will provide you with instructions and best practice on content gathering and source citation for presentations, modules and toolkits.
DOUGLAS COUNTY VAPING RESOURCES TOOLKIT
This toolkit will provide an overview of the vaping epidemic and offer several resources in Douglas County so you and your community can access up-to-date and accurate information on this national emergency.
This toolkit reviews important facts, statistics, and resources on marijuana.
MEDIA CAMPAIGN TOOLKIT
This toolkit will help you understand best practices when choosing campaign messages to best fit your target audience and strategic prevention plans. LEARN MORE
RED RIBBON TOOLKIT
Ideas and activities for planning and celebrating Red Ribbon Week in your schools and communities.
DRUG ENDANGERED CHILDREN (DEC) TOOLKIT
The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (DEC) exists to help make a difference in the lives of children who are being impacted by their caregiver’s substance misuse or addiction by bringing professionals and communities together to address the issue in unprecedented ways. This toolkit will provide an overview of DEC National, Kansas DEC and outline steps on creating a chapter in your community.
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.