Epidemiologist and Evaluation Team for Butler County's Strategic Prevention Framework-Partnership for Success (SPF-PFS) Prevention+ initiative

The Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs (CSBMHP) will serve as the epidemiology and evaluation team for Butler County's Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) - Partnerships for Success (PFS) initiative. The Butler County team is implementing the Prevention+ project to enhance current prevention infrastructure allowing prevention partners to mitigate emerging risk factors that are putting youth at greater risk of alcohol and marijuana use in Butler County, Ohio.

The CSBMHP epidemiology and evaluation team will:

  • Obtain, analyze, and report quantitative (surveys, archival data) and qualitative data (listening sessions, interviews).
  • Support the grant team and community partners in establishing prevention priorities for Butler County.
  • Assess disparities and continuously monitor emerging community needs.
  • Measure the level to which the SPF-PFS program is achieving the expected outcomes.
  • Document that program activities are implemented according to plan, as well as any course corrections and why.
  • Meet quarterly with the Butler County SPF-PFS team.
  • Submit annual reports (to meet the federal reporting deadlines for the initiative).