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EFFEKT

Blueprints Program Rating: Promising

A program to reduce teenage alcohol use primarily by providing information to parents delivered through the schools.

This is an extremely low cost intervention. Support for teacher training could come from school training funds, substance abuse related grants from government agencies or foundations.

Allocating State or Local General Funds

State and local education budgets could fund training for teachers in EFFEKT.

Maximizing Federal Funds

Formula Funds: Schools eligible for Title I funding could use such funds for teacher training on EFFEKT.

Discretionary Grants: Grants from a variety of federal agencies, particularly the Department of Education and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, would be appropriate sources of funding for training implementers of EFFEKT, both within schools and community settings.

Foundation Grants and Public-Private Partnerships

Foundations, particularly those with an interest in substance abuse, could be approached for funding of the initial EFFEKT training.

All information comes from the responses to a questionnaire submitted by the developers of EFFEKT to the Annie E. Casey Foundation.