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Advisory Team

The goal of the Advisory Team is to provide oversight and guidance to the coalition. A team of at least five representatives from differing community sectors will be selected and approved by the General DCPFY members. The Advisory Team will provide oversight and guidance regarding issues such as changes in infrastructure, evaluating and sustaining efforts, and seeking funding. Advisory Team members will serve two-year terms, with an option to serve up to two consecutive terms. Advisory Team members can request, and serve, additional terms if approved by the General Partnership.

Community Action Team

This team is a Long-Tem Action Team that exists to select and plan ongoing prevention efforts that relate to a specific audience or topic. The team will usually meet on a monthly basis. The goal is to work to change the culture, or environment, that encourages or promotes underage alcohol use and high-risk drinking. Primary responsibilities will include educating community members and policy makers on local factors that are help perpetuate underage and high-risk drinking. Priority will be given to utilizing evidence-based strategies and programs that have been proven to impact the community in a positive way.

Parent Action Team

This team is a Long-Tem Action Team that exists to select and plan ongoing prevention efforts that relate to a specific audience or topic. The team will usually meet on a monthly basis. The goal is to collaborate with Dunn County resources to build capacity for addressing the needs of parents (and other caregivers.) Primary responsibilities will include assisting with on-going needs assessment to bridge gaps in services to parents, collaborating with Dunn County resources to build capacity for addressing the needs of local parents, supporting existing programming to address parent needs, and developing educational events and other opportunities to increase parent’s individual skills and their awareness of local programs and resources.

Mental Health for Youth Team

This team is a Long-Tem Action Team that exists to select and plan ongoing prevention efforts that relate to a specific audience or topic. The team will usually meet on a monthly basis. The goal is to create and provide educational events that help stop the stigma of mental health issues. Primary responsibilities will include assisting with on-going needs assessment to bridge gaps in services, supporting existing programming to address mental health related needs of youth, collaborating with Dunn County resources to build capacity for addressing the mental health needs of Dunn County youth, and developing educational events and other opportunities to increase awareness of local programs and resources.

Youth Action Team

This team is a Long-Tem Action Team that exists to select and plan ongoing prevention efforts that relate to a specific audience or topic. The team will usually meet on a monthly basis. The goal is to provide opportunities for students in Dunn County schools and youth serving programs to collaborate with Dunn County resources, build leadership skills, provide community service projects, and create opportunities for youth to learn about important topics such as bullying prevention, study skills, etc.

Evaluation and Assessment Team

The goal of this Action Team, which is chaired by our evaluator, is to provide guidance and assistance to all other Action Teams as they conduct assessment of local needs, seek assistance in identifying effective programs and materials, and conduct outcome and impact evaluation of efforts.