This curated set of resources, while not intended to be all inclusive, provides a starting place for teams to explore topics relevant to prevention planning. Reference to any specific process or approach does not constitute its endorsement by the Children’s Bureau.
How to Use the Resource List
- Select the question that best identifies where you are in the planning process.
- Review the topic areas and select those most relevant to your immediate needs.
- Explore the resources and share with others in your agency and on your planning or implementation teams.
- Visit the Capacity Building Center for States’ Prevention page regularly to find new resources.
You may be thinking about how challenging it is to tackle prevention planning and implementation in the midst of competing priorities, such as your agency’s core work and external factors outside your control (budget restrictions, state and federal emergencies, political and leadership changes, and more). You may wonder how to identify action steps that are achievable and move you one step closer to your overarching conceptual vision for prevention.
You may be wondering how to fit all the pieces of your planning process together to create an ambitious yet actionable prevention plan. You may be struggling to think through some of the challenges ahead and looking for concrete advice about your next steps.
Your state has finalized its plan and is getting ready for implementation. You may be looking for resources to help you move from planning into action.