Tuesday, September 19, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Ruth Schwendinger 
Prevention Network 

Coalition Training: SPF, Problem Analysis, and Logic Models

September 19, 2023 2-4:30pm
Virtual (Zoom) training

During this live virtual session, participants will explore elements of the Strategic Prevention Framework while engaging in an interactive training to investigate problem analysis. Through this investigation, participants will learn how to transfer the problem analysis brainstorm into a logic model to guide activities.


  1. Explore elements of the Strategic Prevention Framework

  2. Investigate best practices in problem analysis

  3. Discover how to develop a logic model and how to use a logic model to drive effective prevention activities

What to Bring:

  1. Your community assessment (if you have one)

  2. Data related to problem behaviors in your community

  3. Printed worksheets provided by instructor

  4. An open mind, ready to learn and engage in dialogue



About the Trainer

Stephanie Strutner, MPH, CPS II


A retired substance use prevention coalition director, Stephanie Strutner, MPH owns and operates an independent consulting firm, Catalyst Evaluation Group, through which she provides support to clients through measuring impact and conducting biostatistical and epidemiological analyses. She also serves as a consultant and trainer for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) where she teaches the intensive three-week National Coalition Academy for the Office of National Drug Control Policy. She is a trainer and consultant for the Alliance of Better Nonprofits in Knoxville where she helps support local charities to operate using effective business models and evaluate effectiveness to achieve sustainability and serves as the part-time CEO for the Prevention Alliance of Tennessee.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Emory & Henry College, a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from the University of Tennessee with a focus and field practice in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, a Certificate in Social Enterprise Effectiveness from the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, and is a Level II Certified Prevention Specialist. Previously, Stephanie served as Executive Director for ASAP of Anderson for over a decade, where she secured $6 million in grant funds and left $300,000 in unrestricted raised funds. A veteran in the field of substance use prevention, she has served in leadership roles at the state and national levels fornonprofit organizations as well as for community coalitions and agencies.

Stephanie has spoken on a number of occasions before our U.S. Senators on Capitol Hill about the impact drug use has on our communities and has also testified in Nashville before the Tennessee General Assembly on multiple pertinent prevention issues. In 2018, she attended a meeting in the West Wing of the White House with the President of the United States to discuss effective opioid prevention strategies in local communities. In 2020, the efforts and impact of the coalition she led were selected to be showcased as a case study to Congress. Stephanie is also skilled in logic model development, strategic planning, and evaluation.

Stephanie has been honored with the Young Professionals of Knoxville Outstanding Young Professional Impact Award for her efforts in improving her community in 2015 and was awarded as CADCA’s Advocate of the Year in 2016. Under her leadership, ASAP of Anderson was honored as CADCA’s National Coalition of the Year in 2015.

An avid snow skier, Stephanie also enjoys stand-up paddle boarding, golf, boating, and spending time with her people, Matt and Blair, and their furry dog, Leo.