Civil Operations

DDR Logo The mission of the Civil Operations program is to coach communities in delivering collaborative and effective strategies that create healthy citizens. The Civil Operations section of the Pennsylvania National Guard Counterdrug Joint Task Force began in 1995 with a mission to utilize the unique National Guard resources to help create and promote drug-free communities. All services have always been and continue to be at no cost to the agency supported. Coalition development support exists to aid in the development of community based organizations while implementing effective prevention practices to reduce the illegal use of drugs. Educating coalitions on the Strategic Prevention Framework provides them with proven guidance for an effective coalition. Support can include any of the following to meet the requesting organization's needs:

  • Coalition coaching
  • Attendance and involvement at coalition meetings
  • Kaizen implementation
  • Coalition facilitation
  • Assistance with Logic Models, Community Assessments, and Evaluation and Sustainability Plans