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Communities that CareBuilding Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems$
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Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, David P. Farrington, and Richard F. Catalano

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190299217

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190299217.001.0001

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The Development and Evaluation of CTC

The Development and Evaluation of CTC

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(p.47) 3 The Development and Evaluation of CTC
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Communities that Care
Author(s):

Abigail A. Fagan

J. David Hawkins

Richard F. Catalano

David P. Farrington

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0003

The chapter reviews how EBIs are typically evaluated. Evaluation usually begins with small pilot studies that examine implementation processes and feasibility and gather input from community members on training and implementation needs. The next stages involve efficacy trials, such as randomized experiments to evaluate intervention impact and larger scale effectiveness and dissemination trials to understand how EBIs can be implemented at scale. This chapter describes how CTC has been evaluated following these stages. Early pilot studies examined its implementation procedures and feasibility, feedback from communities was used to improve the CTC system, and larger scale studies evaluated its impact on community rates of youth behavioral health problems. The research used to create valid and reliable measures of community processes is described, including the methods used to create the CTC Youth Survey that measures a comprehensive set of risk and protective factors and behavioral health problems across youth in a community.

Keywords:   community-based participatory research, Community Youth Development Study, CTC Youth Survey, Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders

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