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Within the last decade, the city of Alhambra, CA, just outside of Los Angeles, has experiences a demographic shift. Once predominantly Caucasian and Latino, 63% of the city’s population is now made...

"It’s not just giving    access to the    services we provide, it is gaining the trust      of the parents and                the child." Dr. Laurel Bear, Project Director Gateway...

This article discusses the evidence that American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) suffer disproportionately from mental health problems compared to other Americans, how the expansion of services...

Restorative justice is a process for repairing harm that has been done. This brief overviews three methods of restorative justice including victim-offender mediation, family group conferencing, and...

This document provides an overview of existing state anti-bullying legislation as of January 2012, as well as pending anti-bullying bills and other state and federal laws that could be applicable in...

Despite the twenty year history of zero-tolerance policies in school systems, the American Psychological Association finds few data and literature to back up its effectiveness in school discipline....

Assess Community Needs and Resources To develop an effective plan, you’ll need a comprehensive and current picture of your community’s needs and assets.    What data do you have already about the...

This video discusses how surveys and data collection helped project leaders asses the needs of their community, maximize resources, and better implement programs to resolve specific issues. URL: ...

Fidelity assessment is a process that is intended to support those who implement and evaluate programs determine the impact of changes made during a program’s implementation. This resource contains...

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