Assessing organizations' and communities' level of readiness to embrace prevention concepts, prinicples, and goals is necessary in the work towards effective transformation.
This assessment reveals the capacity level of the network of individuals, groups and/or organizations that, through their interaction, have the potential to enhance the primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence.
A needs and resources assessment is a systematic process of gathering and critically interpreting information (data) about a given problem. This 2-pager describes the process for identifying and prioritizing needs in 3 categories for the development of a primary prevention plan.
The purpose of this self-assessment tool is to assist programs in developing Training and Technical Assistance opportunities that focus on the priority needs of the service providers for building primary prevention and evaluation capacity.
The purpose is to guide communities and researchers to better understand the process of community change and to develop effective, culturally-appropriate, and community-specific strategies for prevention and intervention.