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What Matters - Addressing Barriers and Seizing Opportunities

NIDA I-Science feature: Richard Spoth, PhD Director, Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute discusses, "What Matters - Addressing Barriers and Seizing Opportunities" CADCA 2017

Transcript

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Richard Spoth Speaking: We confront the same challenges much like many of the other community coalitions.

There are some basic ones, concerning lack of resources or having resources initially and then losing them—such as what happens with staff turnover, difficulties in sustaining programs, problems with sustaining implementation in a quality way.

What it comes back to, having infrastructures in place, building on them and systematically going about changing whatever system is supporting…or whatever agency or organization, so that the program can become institutionalized and have adequate ways of addressing all of those challenges, as they arise.

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