According to the SWGS 6208 syllabus, "the assessment should . . . focus [not only on areas of need] but also "on assets and strengths of the neighborhood and community, and on 'capacity building.'
Students should gather information that is relevant to the following dimensions of community as delineated by Kirst-Ashman (2014, pp. 395-398):
For small towns, villages, and other entities, get crime statistics from the village's local newspaper and by contacting the area's police department. See the link below for a listing of police agencies in New York State.
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