Community Awareness Evaluation Resources

OMNI TA’s have developed two resources on evaluating community awareness efforts that may be helpful for communities.  These resources can be found in Documents>OMNI Resources>Evaluation>Evaluation Resources, or by clicking on the links below.   Community Awareness Evaluation Resources outlines different types of awareness campaign outcomes, and examples of how to measure the impact of each…

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NMUPD Strategies Webinar Series

Prevention Prescription Drug Misuse: Prevention Strategies from the Research Literature NMUPD Strategies Webinar Series https://captconnect.edc.org/event/4296 Webinar Overview: The webinars provided by SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) in April & May 2017 on the Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs (NMUPD) focused on strategies related to supply reduction, demand reduction, and harm reduction. …

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To Virginia Block Grant Communities

  We are offering our final Learning Community this Thursday, March 16th, 11am – 12pm.  The registration link for the learning community is: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/781816920249640961.  You must register to attend the webinar. There are also technical assistance office hours planned for Friday, March 17th from 10am – 12pm and Tuesday, March 21st from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. …

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Reminder to Strategic Planners

Don’t forget to register for tomorrow’s (March 8th) Strategic Planning Learning Community from 11am – 12pm EST! This is an opportunity to ask questions, share successes, lessons learned, and connect with what other CSBs are doing for strategic planning. You will need to register using this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7659586507041872131. In addition, Offices Hours for Strategic Planning…

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Strategic Planning Reminders and Resources

  Hello Strategic Planners! Just a quick reminder of resources that Rebecca Larson sent out to you all last week:   1.      SP Documents – Many strategic planning materials distributed during your training have now been added to the portal under Members -> Documents -> OMNI Resources -> Strategic Planning.   2.      SP TA Schedule…

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OMNI has launched a Statewide Young Adult Survey targeting 18-25 year olds throughout the State of Virginia

Greetings,   As you may or may not be aware, OMNI has launched a Statewide Young Adult Survey targeting 18-25 year olds throughout the State of Virginia. The purpose of this survey is to collect substance use data that can be used to support Statewide needs assessment efforts and as a point of comparison for…

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Strategic Planning Workshops

The strategic planning workshops being held in January 2017 will provide communities with the skills and tools they need to be successful in facilitating an effective strategic planning process.  Training topics include facilitation skills, developing goals and objectives, choosing evidence-based strategies, developing an action plan, next steps, and a timeline for strategic planning. This training…

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Risk & Protective Factor Resources

OMNI has posted new risk and protective resources, which can be found under “Members”–>”Documents”–>”OMNI Resources”–>”Needs Assessment”.  The resources that have been added are also accessible at the links below.  If you have any questions about how to incorporate risk and protective factors into your needs assessments, please contact your OMNI TA Consultant. Risk and Protective Factors/Social…

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2016 ETO Changes Update!

Good afternoon, CSBs!   As we have assessed DBHDS’ reporting needs and received feedback from CSBs, we have made a few additional updates to ETO for FY16-17 that are outlined below.  We anticipate that these changes will: Streamline processes and data entry for many ongoing efforts recorded by CSBs Facilitate data to be reported by…

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