Selecting Interventions

Comprehensive plans to develop and maintain safe and supportive learning environments combine a variety of strategies and interventions. It is important to understand the relationships between problems and the factors or conditions that contribute to them. 

Focusing on interventions on a continuum of evidence helps to view outcomes in terms of context. Not only does the degree of evidence matter, but also whether that evidence supported a program’s appropriateness in a given context. For example, a program intervention that was effective at a large urban university would not necessarily be effective at a rural community college. To select an evidence-based approach or intervention that is a good fit for your campus and surrounding community, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), recommends that you



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