According to a
recent report from the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Community
Building: What Makes It Work, "successful efforts occur more often
in communities that promote widespread participation in the
community building process." This happens because "it brings the
talents and resources of a wider, more diverse group of individuals
into the process; it increases the likelihood of political
acceptability of any activities; it increases the likelihood
of ties to outsiders who may have resources to contribute."
County there are many exciting examples of successful community
2010 Meth Conference
Below are the presentations and other information from the Meth Conference held May 12, 2010.
Agenda with Bios
Communities That Care System ~ Creating Community Change
Cady, Prevention Manager, AMH, DHS
Data Driven Decision Making
by Linda Wagner, Research and Development Manager, Douglas County
Health and Juvenile Departments
Healthy Teen Survey
Oregon's Epidemiological Data on Alcohol, Drugs, Mental Health
Douglas County Juvenile Allegation Report
Meth Conference Data by City/Zip Code Handout
Meth Conference Data Book
Canyonville - Days Creek - Glendale
Douglas County At Large
Myrtle Creek - Riddle
Reedsport - Elkton
Sutherlin - Oakland - Glide
Southwest Roseburg - Green
Winston - Dillard
Communities That Care website
More information will be posted as it becomes available.
40 Developmental Assets/Build Our Kids
Click here to find what
is happening in Douglas County around the Search Institute's
40 Developmental Assets.
The faith community is a natural partner because it is already an
organized system of support for families, children and the
community. By working together on issues, we are reaching out to an
organized and positive community influence. Because this type of
engagement also provides an opportunity to engage with people of
different faiths and cultures, it is an excellent opportunity for
community outreach, learning and cultural understanding. Click
here to find out more about the
collaboration with the faith community.
Through Community Mobilization: From Wellness Goals To Community
Outcomes For Oregon's Children, Youth and Families" By Clara C.
Pratt, Ph.D. and Rebecca Hernandez, MPA, Oregon State University,
Family Policy Program
Using the guides, communities
mesh research findings with local needs and resources and select
locally appropriate strategies and outcomes. Communities also use
the guides to institute results-based accountability efforts.