Peer reviewed research evidence papers
Greenberg, M.T., Feinberg, M.E., Brendan J., Gomez, B.J., & Osgood, D.W. (2005) Testing a community prevention focused model of coalition functioning and sustainability: A comprehensive study of communities that care in Pennsylvania. In Stockwell, T., Gruenewald, P., Toumbourou, J.W., Loxley, W. (Editors) Preventing harmful substance use: The evidence base for policy and practice. Wiley: London, pp 129 – 142. http://books.google.com.au/books?id=z8vUX2VvPhwC&pg=PA129&lpg=PA129&dq=Testing+a+community+prevention+focused+model+of+coalition+functioning+and+sustainability&source=bl&ots=0Fep0w_IRf&sig=LVynYLurKzt4_ORP1l3cLMIwCw4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=UYzfUd_FFMbGkQW0goGAAQ&ved=0CE4Q6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=Testing%20a%20community%20prevention%20focused%20model%20of%20coalition%20functioning%20and%20sustainability&f=false
Hawkins, J.D., Brown, E.C., Oesterle, S., Arthur, M.W., Abbott, R.D., and Catalano, R.F. (2008) Early effects of Communities That Care on targeted risks and initiation of delinquent behavior and substance use. Journal of Adolescent Health. 43(1), pp 15-22. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18565433
Hawkins, J.D., Oesterle, S., Brown, E.C., Arthur, M.W., Abbott, R.D., Fagan, A.A., Catalano, R.F. (2009) Results of a Type 2 Translational Research Trial to Prevent Adolescent Drug Use and Delinquency: A Test of Communities That Care. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 163(9), pp.789-798. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19736331
Introducing Communities That Care: Helping communities build better futures for children and young people
Are you ready? Community planning to prevent health and social problems for children and young people
Communities That Care: Guide to Australian Prevention Strategies
Has a cost benefit study been undertaken and published?
Cost benefit study - Please provide references
A cost benefit study is currently underway in Australia.
Cost benefit analysis is available for CTC in the United States.
For further information please refer to the following: Kuklinski, M. R., Briney, J. S., Hawkins, J. D., & Catalano, R. F. (2012) Cost-benefit analysis of Communities That Care outcomes at eighth grade. Prevention Science, online first Nov 23, 2011; doi:10.1007/s11121-011-0269-9