Project Prevent Grant Resource List American Counseling Association provides counseling professionals and educators with resources, services, and information. http://www.counseling.org/
American School Counselor Association provides resources suggested by school counselors. http://www.schoolcounselor.org
MentalHealth.gov is a website created to educate and guide those interested in mental health issues. http://www.mentalhealth.gov
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is a not-for-profit association representing more than 25,000 school psychologists from across the United States and abroad. www.nasponline.org
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) provides training and support to state administrators, school and district administrators, institutions of higher education, teachers, support staff at schools, communities and families, and students. It also seeks to improve schools’ conditions for learning through measurement and program implementation, so that all students have the opportunity to realize academic success in safe and supportive environments. http://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov
National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) the mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/suicide-in-the-us-statistics-and-prevention/index.shtml
School Social Worker Association of America (SSWAA) is dedicated to promoting the profession of school social work and the professional development of school social workers in order to enhance the educational experience of students and their families. http://www.sswaa.org/
The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC) is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s technical assistance center dedicated to building awareness of trauma-informed care and promoting the implementation of trauma-informed practices in programs and services. http://www.samhsa.gov/nctic/
Youth.gov was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 18 federal government agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. Through the Youth Topics series on the website, the IWGYP provides information, strategies, tools, and resources for youth, families, schools and community organizations related to a variety of cross-cutting topics that affect youth, such as: youth violence prevention, gang prevention, school climate, youth mental health, and more.
Project Prevent Grant Program Resource List: Federal Registries Useful for Selecting Evidenced-based Programs and Practices What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an initiative of the Institute for Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. The goal of the WWC is to be a resource for informed education decision making. To reach this goal, the WWC identifies studies that provide credible and reliable evidence of the effectiveness of a given practice, program, or policy (referred to as “interventions”), and disseminates summary information and reports on the WWC website at http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/default.aspx Youth.gov is a Federal government resource that allows website users to search for youth focused evidence-based programs. It allows for a search by risk and protective factor or using a keyword search. Finally, it contains information about selecting, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based and innovative strategies and programs to support youth. The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable online database of mental health and substance abuse interventions. All interventions in the registry have met NREPP’s minimum requirements for review and have been independently assessed and rated for Quality of Research and Readiness for Dissemination. www.nrepp.samhsa.gov CrimeSolutions.gov is an online resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Its purpose is to assist in practical decision making and program implementation by gathering information on specific justice-related programs and practices and reviewing the existing evaluation and meta-analysis research against standard criteria. www.crimesolutions.gov U.S. Department of Justice, Listing of Resources on Evidence-Based Programs and Practices. www.bja.gov/evaluation/evidence-based.htm NOTE: The Department does not endorse any of the programs or practices listed above in the federally supported registries, nor does inclusion in registries mean they meet the minimum threshold for evidenced-based programs and practices as defined in the Notice Inviting Applications. It is also possible that certain programs and practices meet this minimum threshold but, for various reasons, are not included in any of the registries. This resource list is intended for informational purposes only, and to aid applicants in researching appropriate evidenced-based program and practices that respond to the absolute priority and application requirements and meet the unique needs of their target population.