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Data 2 Action(Final)

  1. 1. 2<br />DataAction<br />MOFFAT COUNTY 6 - 12 gradeHealthy Kids Colorado Survey<br />Misty Schulze, OMNI Institute & the Colorado Division of Behavioral Health<br />Matt Beckett, Grand Futures Prevention Coalition<br />
  2. 2. OMNI<br />OMNI Institute is a social science research firm based in Denver, Colorado. Since 1976, OMNI has specialized in a variety of research areas including juvenile and criminal justice, substance abuse prevention and treatment, youth development and prevention, and community health. <br />The Regional Prevention Services Project is a regionally-based prevention training and technical assistance system funded by the Division of Behavioral Health (formerly ADAD) and administered by OMNI Institute.<br />What We Do:<br /><ul><li>Coalition Building
  3. 3. Sustainability Planning
  4. 4. Group Facilitation
  5. 5. Needs Assessment
  6. 6. Logic Models and Use of Data
  7. 7. Resource Referral
  8. 8. Competency in Addressing Cultures of Diverse Populations
  9. 9. Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training
  10. 10. Community Readiness Assessments</li></li></ul><li>
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  12. 12. HKCS Report<br /><ul><li>HKCS Domains
  13. 13. Substance Use
  14. 14. Delinquency
  15. 15. Personal Safety/Violence
  16. 16. Physical Health
  17. 17. Mental Health
  18. 18. School and Family
  19. 19. Risk and Protective Factors
  20. 20. Integrity of Responses
  21. 21. Students are removed from sample if:
  22. 22. Grade/school don’t match
  23. 23. 3 Sections of dishonesty
  24. 24. i.e. at least 3 instances of reporting “never use” but also reporting “30-day use”</li></li></ul><li>Increase Risk<br />Increase Protection<br />Risk and Protective Factors <br /><ul><li>Risk factors: increase likelihood of adolescent problem behaviors
  25. 25. Protective factors: help to buffer against those risk factors, reducing the likelihood of problem behaviors
  26. 26. For example, the model of heart disease
  27. 27. (Risks: family history, high cholesterol, etc.)
  28. 28. (Protective: exercise, healthy diet, etc.)</li></li></ul><li>Community<br />Individual/<br />Peer<br />Family<br />School<br />Risk and Protective Model<br />
  29. 29. Elevated Risk Factors<br /><ul><li>Parental attitudes favorable to anti-social</li></ul> behavior <br /> High School = 69%<br /> Middle School = 68%<br /><ul><li>Low commitment to school </li></ul> High School = 60%<br /> Middle School = 60%<br /><ul><li>Early initiation of anti-social behavior </li></ul> High School = 55%<br /> Middle School = 53%<br />
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  32. 32. Parental Attitudes Favorable to Anti-Social Behavior<br />Survey Questions - <br /><ul><li>The degree to which respondents report their parents would feel it is wrong if they (the respondents) steal, draw graffiti, or fight.
  33. 33. 23. How wrong do your parents/guardians feel it would be for you to steal something worth more than $5.00 dollars?
  34. 34. 24. How wrong do your parents/guardians feel it would be for you to draw graffiti, write things, or draw pictures on buildings or other
  35. 35. property (without the owner’s permission)?
  36. 36. 25. How wrong do your parents/guardians feel it would be for you to pick a fight with someone?</li></li></ul><li>Low Commitment to School<br />Survey Questions -<br /><ul><li>The degree to which students find school and homework interesting and important.
  37. 37. 93. During the LAST FOUR WEEKS how many whole days of school have you missed because you skipped or “cut”?
  38. 38. 94. How often do you feel that the school work you are assigned is meaningful and important?
  39. 39. 95. How interesting are most of your courses to you?
  40. 40. 96. How important do you think the things you are learning in school are going to be for your later life?
  41. 41. 97. Now thinking back over the past year in school, how often did you enjoy being in school?
  42. 42. 98. Now thinking back over the past year in school, how often did you hate being in school?
  43. 43. 99. Now thinking back over the past year in school, how often did you try to do your best work in school?</li></li></ul><li>Early Initiation to Anti-SocialBehavior<br />Survey Questions -<br /><ul><li>The age at which respondents report first trying a variety of negative behavior.
  44. 44. 31. How old were you when you first got suspended from school?
  45. 45. 32. How old were you when you first got arrested?
  46. 46. 33. How old were you when you first carried a handgun?
  47. 47. 34. How old were you when you first attacked someone with the idea of seriously hurting them?</li></li></ul><li>
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  49. 49. Social Development Strategy<br />Nurture…<br />Individual characteristics<br />By providing…<br />Skills<br />By providing…<br />Opportunities<br />By providing…<br />Recognition<br />Build…<br />Bonding<br />• Attachment • Commitment<br />…to families, schools, communities and peer groups<br />Start with…<br />Healthy beliefs & clear standards<br />…in families, schools, communities and peer groups<br />The goal…<br />Healthy behaviors<br />for all children and youth<br />
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  51. 51. What can we do?<br /><ul><li>Collect Trend Data
  52. 52. Administer HKCS Survey again to compare data
  53. 53. Youth Engagement
  54. 54. Use data to inform strategic plan
  55. 55. Engage with schools, teachers, and administration
  56. 56. Investigate association with ATOD use</li></li></ul><li>Data to Action: Next Steps <br /><ul><li>Using data to Guide Needs Assessment
  57. 57. Targeting subpopulations at risk
  58. 58. Evidence Based Programs
  59. 59. School Engagement
  60. 60. Youth Engagement</li></li></ul><li>QUESTIONS ???<br />2<br />Data Action<br />