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Fayette County Iowa SPF SIG presentation for community members

Stacie Schroeder

on 21 March 2013

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Fayette County Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) Presented by: Stacie Schroeder, Fayette County SPF SIG Coordinator What is SPF?
The Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) is a five-step planning process known to:
support positive youth development
reduce risk-taking behaviors
build on assets
prevent problem behaviors What do we do now?

Implement evidence-based programs and infrastructure development activities.
Monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness, sustain effective programs and improve or replace those that fail. SPF Process
Evaluation Why does Fayette County need SPF?
42% of Fayette County 11th graders have had an alcoholic drink in the past 30 days. The state average is only 35.6%
57% of Fayette County high school students surveyed considered drinking an "acceptable" behavior.
26.9% of Fayette County residents age 18 or older report binge drinking in the last month.
44.9% of Fayette County students felt it would be "easy" or "very easy" to get alcoholic beverages. The economic costs of alcohol abuse in the United States exceed $184 billion a year. Some of the consequences of underage drinking per year are:
2,121 fatal car accidents
1,600 homicides
300 suicides
50,000 incidents of alcohol-related date rape
430,000 assaults by students who were drinking The human costs are immeasurable for adults and youth:
chronic disease and death
injuries, suicides, and fatalities
sexual abuse
legal problems
violent and property crimes
alcohol poisoning
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
academic struggles, suspensions, expulsions
risky sexual behaviors & teenage pregnancy SPF SIG Eligibility
Out of 99 counties, Fayette County ranked:
13th in adult binge drinking
23rd in youth 30-day use
29th in adult alcohol offenses
37th in adult OWI citations SPF SIG Priorities
Reduce underage alcohol use
any use of alcohol by anyone under the age of 21
Reduce adult binge drinking
male adults over 18 having five or more drinks on
any one occasion (four for females) Prevention as a System
Partnerships among agencies and
organizations allow communities to pool
their resources and place responsibility on
everyone to prevent substance abuse. What can you do?
Become a member of
the Fayette County Substance Abuse Coalition (FCSAC). FCSAC meets every fourth
Tuesday of the month from 4-5 p.m.
Locations vary throughout Fayette County. FCSAC Coalition Members
high school students
business owners
health care providers
school counselors
concerned citizens
law enforcement
faith-based community Educating the Public
print materials
public presentations
word of mouth
PSAs Stacie Schroeder, Fayette County SPF SIG Coordinator
240 Center Street, Elgin, Iowa 52141 Phone: (563) 380-7983
Email: sschroeder@helpingservices.org

Katie Bee, Certified Prevention Specialist & FCSAC Coordinator
P.O. Box 372, Decorah, Iowa 52101 Phone: (563) 387-1720
Email: kbee@helpingservices.org

http://www.facebook.com/helpingservices Fayette County SPF SIG Stakeholders have chosen the following strategies:
Cops in Shops
Alcohol Use Restrictions in Public Places
College Campus Policies
Social Host Liability
Marketing Campaigns aimed at increasing awareness
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