210886 CMCA across the nation: Trends in implementation ten years after designation as a model program

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM

Maureen Sedonaen, MBA , Youth Leadership Institute, San Francisco, CA
Since 2005, the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) has been the national trainer for Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA), a SAMSHA model program that combines community organizing and environmental prevention strategies to reduce and prevent underage drinking. This presentation will highlight trends in how communities across the nation are currently implementing this model program, including:

why communities choose to implement CMCA;

how CMCA is funded;

community organizing and mobilization strategies;

common strategies for reducing underage commercial and social access to alcohol;

ways in which young people are currently being engaged; and

which community sectors are commonly engaged in CMCA implementation.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the implementation of a SAMHSA Model Program, including information about challenges with fidelity and evaluation

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: CMCA Model Programs trainer
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.