Relating coalition capacity to the adoption of science-based prevention in communities: evidence from a randomized trial of Communities That Care.

@article{Shapiro2015RelatingCC,
  title={Relating coalition capacity to the adoption of science-based prevention in communities: evidence from a randomized trial of Communities That Care.},
  author={Valerie B Shapiro and Sabrina Oesterle and J. David Hawkins},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={55 1-2},
  pages={1-12}
}
Coalition-based efforts that use a science-based approach to prevention can improve the wellbeing of community youth. This study measured several coalition capacities that are hypothesized to facilitate the adoption of a science-based approach to prevention in communities. Using data from 12 coalitions participating in a community-randomized trial of the prevention strategy Communities That Care (CTC), this paper describes select measurement properties of five salient coalition capacities… CONTINUE READING

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