YEAR ONE - we will engage in a Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) planning process with community partners that uses individual, school, and community profiles of risk and protective factors collected from middle school aged adolescents using the School Success Profile to guide the choice of prevention program components. YEAR TWO-FOUR: we will implement a youth violence initiative with universal and targeted components in Robeson CountyYEAR FIVE: we will focus on completing a comprehensive evaluation on the program that considers county and school-level youth violence outcomes, as well as changes in proximal individual and school risk and protective factors. Throughout - Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach / Monitoring & evaluation /Training experiences for doctoral students and junior investigators
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A project funded by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in partnership with the UNC School of Social Work (SSW), UNC Injury Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), Robeson County Health Dept. (RCHD) and the Center for Community Action (CCA).<br /> <br />
About NCACE-YVP<br /><ul><li>Use a unique multidisciplinary approach to violence prevention
Foster relationships with local community partners to help develop, implement & evaluate promising prevention efforts</li></ul>This collaboration between research universities, local communities, and community-based organizations results in empowered communities that are mobilized to address the problem of youth violence. <br />
History of the ACE Program<br /><ul><li>In 2000, in the wake of the Columbine tragedy, legislation is introduced that would form the NACE.
From 2000-2005, 10 research universities received awards
In 2005, new funding was awarded to 8 universities
In 2006, 2 additional universities were funded as Urban Partnership ACE & The National ACE Coordinating Center was established
In 2010, UNC-CH through the UNC-IPRC & UNC-SSW was awarded a five year grant to implement the nation’s first rural ACE
In 2011, implementation of the project in Robeson County begins</li></li></ul><li>2005<br /><ul><li>Columbia University
Ranks first in NC for juvenile arrests <br /> (Rate: 16,064 per 100,000)<br />One of the poorest counties in the nation <br /> (Rate: 34.7% vs. 13% U.S.)<br />Homicide rate more than 4 times the national average (Rate: 23.9 % vs. 5.2 % U.S.)<br />Has the largest non-reservation concentration of Native Americans of any county in the nation<br />A diverse rural community with a history of strong community programs and passionate people<br />Why Robeson County?<br />
Figure 2: Target and Comparison Communities<br />Buncombe County<br />Robeson County (target community)<br />Pitt County<br />Cumberland County<br />Socioeconomically disadvantaged, rural counties with troubled school systems and high levels of youth violence<br />
Michele Rogers (JIF), J’Ingrid Mathis (IPRC)</li></ul>-Communications and Dissemination<br />NC-rACE – Rural Academic Center for Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention<br />Implementation & Evaluation Core <br /><ul><li>Mac Legerton, EdD., Director of Community Relations
MarticaBacallao, PhD., Dir. of Program Implementation
Gary Nelson, DSW, Assoc. Dir. For Community Training</li></ul>Jordan Institute for Families (JIF)<br />UNC-CH School of Social Work<br />
NC-rural Academic Center for Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention Local 2010-2011 Implementation Team <br />
----Stephen Covey<br />“Begin with the end in mind…”<br />
Implementation & Evaluation Core: Five Year Overview<br />Specific aim: Reduce youth violence in Robeson County, NC by implementing and evaluating a multifaceted, evidence-based approach to prevent perpetration of youth violence.<br />Ongoing: Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach / Monitoring & evaluation /<br />Training experiences for doctoral students and junior investigators<br />
NCACE Community Violence Prevention Board<br /><ul><li>Robeson County Health Dept.
Quantitative and qualitative feedback from participants and facilitators
Understand any implementation and fidelity issues and identify salient themes for content and process improvement
Iterative cycle of integrating feedback into ongoing program planning</li></li></ul><li>Specific Aim: Enable the development of scholars and scholarly practitioners through cross-disciplinary training of new and established investigators in youth violence prevention<br />Training Core<br />