Links Recommended by NPC Staff
The following links are external to the NPC Research Web site. NPC Research takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance or legality of the material contained in these external Web sites.
(National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors) This national organization addresses ATOD prevention and treatment issues. Includes information about its annual National Prevention Network conference.
(Office of Mental Health and Addiction Services) OMHAS has compiled information and links to assist consumers in becoming informed about mental health disorders and to assist consumers in becoming healthy, safe and independent individuals.
(National clearinghouse for drugs and alcohol information) Includes statistics, a searchable database, and fact sheets.
The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) Web site serves as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families. It provides information on evidence-based child welfare practices and facilitates the utilization of evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency and well-being for children and families involved in the California public child welfare system.
(State Office for Services to Children and Families, Oregon Department of Human Resources) A resource to share information on the agency and the programs and services it provides.
(Alliance for Children and Families). Provides a resource for anyone interested in initiatives supporting children and families. The alliance is an international membership association made up of private, nonprofit human- and social-service agencies.
(National Criminal Justice Reference Service) A division of the U.S. Department of Justice, includes sections on courts, juvenile justice, statistics, and drug and crime, among others.
(The National Drug Court Institute/National Association of Drug Court Professionals) aims to provide a window to the drug court movement.
(The Drug Court Clearinghouse Project) has been operating at American University since 1994 and serves as a national clearinghouse for drug court information and activity.
(American Evaluation Association) Home to numerous links and resources pertaining to evaluation.
A strategic planning site for non-profit organizations that includes research and evaluation resources, and information about workshops and training sessions.
The PRIMER project was established in 2008 to create an online library of resources to facilitate multi-site collaborations for health research.
(Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) The largest U.S. foundation devoted to improving the health and health care of all Americans.
Search for articles related to psychology either by topic or journal contents. Maintained by the American Psychological Association.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.
The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act is the single most important piece of federal legislation affecting youth in juvenile justice systems across the country. See links to relevant publications.
See links to Oregon data from the April 2010 U.S. Census.
The Oregon Blue Book is the official state directory about state, county, city, federal and tribal governments ... and much more.
The Evaluation Working Group of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) offers numerous links relevant to evaluation or assistance in conducting an evaluation project.
SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention works with States and communities to develop comprehensive prevention systems that create healthy communities in which people enjoy a quality life.
(Office for Human Research Protections at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services) Includes policy guidance, compliance oversight, educational materials, and workshop schedule.
(Portland State University Office of Research and Sponsored Projects) Includes Application for Review of the Protection of Human Subjects in Proposed Research.
This CDC resource provides national school health strategies and research & evaluation information, including latest version of YRBS (Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System).
(American Youth Policy Forum) This nonpartisan professional development organization provides learning opportunities for policymakers working on youth issues at the local, state, and national levels.