Community readiness for community change

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Manual
Author:  Plested, B.A.; Jumper-Thurman, P.; & Edwards, R.W. (2006, September).
Publisher:  Colorado State University

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This manual will help you understand and measure how ready a community is to address a particular issue like suicide, and how to use that knowledge to stimulate change. The Community Readiness Model (CRM) was developed at Colorado State University. The National Center for Community Readiness at CSU was formed to assist communities and tribes in using the model. The CRM identifies dimensions, such as leadership involvement, knowledge of the problem, levels of community readiness and can be easily scored by the community.