Data-Informed Prevention Planning

Session Description: This presentation will explore the value of using data to strengthen each stage of a prevention planning process and will provide concrete examples of how data can be used during assessment, planning, capacity-building and implementation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of data-informed planning.
  • Identify specific ways to use date in each stage of the Strategic Prevention Framework.
  • Understand how to engage community in data-informed prevention planning.

Emily Bhargava
Technical Assistance Associate, Education Development Center
Emily Bhargava works at the intersection of art and public health, facilitating and supporting health promotion and prevention programs across Massachusetts and beyond. Formally trained as a Medical Anthropologist, Bhargava focuses on inclusion, community voice and equity as she bolsters community-level strategic planning, evaluation design and program implementation.