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Tool 1: Problem analysis sheet

The following page gives you room to analyze the problem or issue you want your group to address. This information can then be used to help you set goals and objectives.

What factors put people at risk for (or protect them against) the problem or concern?                                                                                                                                                           
Whose behavior (or lack of behavior) caused the problem?  

Whose behavior (or lack of behavior) maintains the problem?

For whom is the situation a problem?



What are the negative consequences for those directly affected?  
What are the negative consequences for the community?  
Who, if anyone, benefits from things being the way they are now?  
How do they benefit?  
Who should share the responsibility for solving the problem?  
What behaviors need to change to consider the problem "solved"?  
What conditions need to change to address the issue or problem?  
How much change is necessary?  
At what level(s) should the problem be addressed?  
Will you be able to make changes at the level(s) identified?  

Tool 2: Components and Elements Background Table

Use this table to look holistically at the intervention you will develop.

  Providing Information and Skills Training Enhancing Support
Problem/Issue to be Addressed



Risk/Protective Factors



Targets of Change



Agents of Change









Mode/Context of Delivery




 Tool 3: Table of Components and Elements

  Providing Information and Skills Training Enhancing Support and Resources Modifying Opportunities and Barriers Monitoring and Feedback











Tool 4: Determining if interventions done by others are appropriate for your purpose and situation

Use this table to help you determine if a particular intervention you know about is right for your purpose and situation.

What is the intervention?



Is it appropriate for our purpose?



Is it effective?



Is it replaceable?



Is it simple?



Is it practical?



Is it compatible with our situation?



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