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The following questions are geared towards understanding your perceptions about Georgia's current capacity and future ability to prevent childhood abuse and neglect. The results will be shared with state government and nonprofit leaders in order to develop a 5-year state Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan.  If you have any questions or would like more information contact Chris Allers, PhD at chris@advantageconsultingllc.com. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.    

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* 1. In the last few years, overall do you think your organization's abilities (e.g., staff skills, funding resources, knowledge of prevention strategies, etc.) to prevent child abuse and neglect have:

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* 2. The table below lists factors that may impact the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Considering the child abuse and neglect prevention field, please indicate if these factors have improved, stayed the same, or gotten weaker in the last few years.

  Improved Stayed the Same Weakened Not sure
Funding
Policy/Legislation
Communication/public education
Partnerships/collaboration among organizations
Awareness of prevention strategies
Development of new prevention strategies
Quality of existing prevention strategies
Professional development/Training opportunities
National leaders in the field
State-level leaders in the field
Local-level leaders in the field
Use of research findings
Advocacy
Reaching target populations
Serving hard-to-reach clients
Lack of focus/limited focus on community and societal level factors

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* 3. Primary prevention should address all populations. However, which of the following two populations should be the highest priority for Georgia’s prevention efforts?  (CHECK TWO)

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* 4. The CDC Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Technical Package identifies 5 core strategies for reducing the incidence of abuse and neglect. In Georgia, rank these 5 strategies in terms of importance to address in the state plan (1 = most; 5 = least)

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* 5. Given that it can be difficult to reach everyone in need, select the age group for whom the need should be the highest priority for prevention efforts.

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* 6. In order to better prevent child abuse and neglect, which area of the prevention field is most important to develop or improve? 

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* 7. Which three strategies hold the greatest promise for preventing child abuse and neglect? (CHECK THREE)

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* 8. When considering the prevention field, should improvements be focused on the national, state, or local level?

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* 9. What are your top two sources for information on child abuse and neglect issues? (CHECK TWO)

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* 10. Please name the specific sources of information you identified in the previous question (i.e. which newsletters, conferences, web sites, etc.) (Maximum 500 characters)

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* 11. If you had $2 million to spend each year for the next five years to prevent child abuse and neglect in Georgia, how would you spend it? (Maximum 500 characters)

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* 12. Which option below best describes the type of organization you are affiliated with? (CHECK ONE)

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* 13. Which best describes your primary role or position in your organization? (CHECK ONE)

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* 14. What age group below best describes your organization’s target population(s)? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

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* 15. Which of the following subgroups of children or families does your organization work directly with, or on behalf of? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

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* 16. Which of the following child abuse and neglect prevention strategies do you, or your organization, currently provide or support? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

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* 17. What County or Counties does your organization serve (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

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* 18. Do you have any other comments to share?

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