Mission - Create and sustain a coordinated, comprehensive system of prevention services in the state of Montana.
Coordinate - Share information and
bring together multi-agency practices and policies for a harmonized state-wide
approach to prevention
Plan - Annually plan how the Council will support a multi-agency approach to develop, implement, maintain and evaluate prevention programs.
Budget - Prepare and present a Unified Budget for those prevention programs that meet the five ICC goals.
Evaluate - Use benchmarks to measure the effectiveness and sustainability of Prevention programs.
Education - Facilitate statewide recognition that the council is the vehicle that unites Montana Agencies in their focus on prevention.
The Prevention Resource Center partners the ICC's prevention policy-making efforts with AmeriCorps* Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) to build community infrastructure for planning and implementing prevention programs.
The Website - Provides information about prevention and Montana through the weekly Hot News, Data and Statistics, Informative links, and the Training Calendar. Information about AmeriCorps*VISTA and the ICC is also available.
The Prevention Connection - A quarterly newsletter that discusses prevention practices, best practices and science based practices geared toward the state of Montana. The newsletter is sent out to keep professionals around the state up-to-date on current state procedures.
Reduce child abuse and neglect by promoting safety and healthy family functioning
Reduce youth use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs by promoting alternate activities and healthy lifestyles.
Reduce youth violence and crime by promoting the safety of all citizens.
Reduce School dropout by increasing the percentage of Montana high school students who successfully transition from school to work, postsecondary education, training and/or the military.
Reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases by promoting the concept that sexual activity, pregnancy and child-rearing are serious responsibilities.