ADAPT serves as the national Training and Technical Assistance provider for substance use prevention strategies in HIDTA communities. Technical Assistance (TA) is offered across the substance use prevention continuum and is designed to support the unique needs of each HIDTA community through individualized services. We hope that you will reach out.
The ADAPT Team is always ready to help!
TA is available for HIDTA-funded programs and communities in the following domains and other areas as needed:
|Identification of Evidence-Based Practices||Appraisal of the literature and evidence for interventions a program is considering using to meet the needs of their community.|
|Implementation||Detailed review of the program or intervention and assistance with a plan for effectively implementing the program with fidelity to the model or practice as described in the literature and in your goals and objectives.|
|Evaluation||Review and update of program goals, objectives, and logic models to determine what output and outcome measures are most appropriate to measure fidelity to the implementation plan, impact, effectiveness, and quality of a program. May include process, impact, or outcome evaluation measures.|
|Training||Training on specific evidence-based practices or skills.|
|Finance/Budgeting||In consultation with the HIDTA Director and HIDTA Prevention Representative, ADAPT assists HIDTAs in evaluating appropriation of prevention funds based on outcomes being generated by the program.|
|Sustainability||Assess the need for continued implementation of a program and develop a plan.|
|Early Response||Supporting HIDTA communities to increase awareness of substance use activity and deploy early response strategies to address emerging substance use concerns.|
|Prevention Messaging||Guidance in evidence-based substance use prevention framing and messaging.|
|Systems Development||Supporting HIDTAs in establishing organizational policies and procedures related to substance use operations.|
The Consultation Process
Step One: Preparation for TA
Complete the TA Request Form Below. Our Technical Assistance Program Manager will review your request and reach out to setup an initial consultation call to learn more about your prevention goals, efforts to date, and current needs regarding the request.
Step Two: Plan for TA
The ADAPT Team will work with you to establish an individualized TA plan to include goals, deliverables, and timelines.
Step Three: Implementation of TA
Ongoing meeting and TA activities to support completion of the consultation request. Newly identified needs that emerge during the consultation process will initiate at Step Two.
Step Four: Evaluation of TA
Evaluation of the impact of current TA and identification of additional follow up or TA needs.