Assessment@100%: How to assess your county's capacity to prevent childhood trauma and evaluate progress
Special Edition: Excerpt from 100% Community by Katherine Ortega Courtney, PhD and Dominic Cappello
The book is designed for 100% Community local action team members and provides the insights and resources to assess the accessibility, quality and family-friendliness of the ten family and student services for surviving and thriving including: food supports, housing, medical and dental care, behavioral health care, transportation, parent supports, early childhood learning programs, community schools, youth mentors and job training. Readers are provided with all the steps needed to design an assessment and evaluation plan to measure the effectiveness of the 100% Community initiative — implementing a county system of care, safety and learning to meet the needs of families and innovate ways to improve service delivery.
Excerpts from 100% Community Include:
Foreword: How Many of Our Children Should Endure Trauma?
Introduction: We’re Ready When You Are
Instructions: What Am I Holding in My Hand?
Chapter 29: Data Guide Us with Continuous Quality Improvement
Full appendices, including the Resilient Community Experience Survey
A Groundbreaking Strategy: 100% Community guides the movement to ensure safe childhoods
100% Community is the nation’s first data-driven, cross-sector and county-focused strategy developed to end the epidemic of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and social adversity. It provides the insights, frameworks and concrete steps for change agents within governmental and nongovernmental systems to build the capacity to increase the health, safety and resilience of children, students and families.
Ending childhood trauma starts with you and the radically simple lessons of 100% Community.
– Authors Courtney, PhD and Cappello