Taking Charge
See Taking Charge: Managing Community Alcohol and Drug Risk Environments. This planning manual provides step-by-step information to apply the Three Actor Model using the SPF Five Step planning approach.
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2006 SPF Planning Guide
See the 2006 SPF Planning Guide designed to match CSAP's Strategic Prevention Framework Five Steps.
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In 2004, The Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation commissioned UC Berkeley's Institute for the Study of Social Change and the University of California, San Francisco with reporting an overview of the costs of drug and alcohol abuse to the state of California. For the results, please see the attached:

"The Cost of Alcohol Abuse in California: A Briefing Paper"
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In February, 2005, Prevention by Design's Director, Fried Wittman attended the Sixth Kettil Bruun Society Symposium on Community-Based Prevention of Alcohol and Drug-related Problems at the Curtin National Drug Research Institute in Mandurah, Western Australia. To read the paper he presented, click below:

"Community control of alcohol and drug risk environments: The California experience


In June, 2005, Prevention by Design's Director, Fried Wittman attended the Kettil Bruun Society Annual Meeting in Riverside, California. To read the paper he presented, click below:

CBTs and CPOPs: Five Step Planning Guide assistance to California County Alcohol and Drug Programs for Outcome-Based Prevention Planning" ________________________________________________________________________