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Presence and involvement of caring, supportive adults

Program Goals/Services Provided Interim Methadone Maintenance (IM) is a substance abuse treatment approach that serves as a transition for patients who are waiting to be placed in a comprehensive methadone treatment program (MTP). IM works by providing a safe way to engage clients, curb opiate craving, and prevent opiate withdrawal symptoms. ...
Program GoalsThe Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI) was a collaborative Federal effort that concentrated on improving criminal justice, employment, education, health, and housing outcomes of adult and juvenile offenders on their release from incarceration. In total, 69 State and community agencies received funding through SVORI to facilitate the ...
Program Goals Project ALERT is a school-based curriculum designed to reduce substance use among middle school students. It is delivered to seventh grade students, with booster sessions delivered in the eighth grade.   Program Components Project ALERT aims to teach children to establish no-drug-use norms, to develop reasons not to use drugs, and to ...
Program Goals/Target population The Post-Rape Video Intervention (PRVI) is a two-part video intervention that was developed for use in acute post-rape time frames. The intervention has two goals: (1) to help reduce the distress and anxiety associated with a forensic rape examination, thereby reducing the risk of future emotional problems, ...
Program Goals Multisystemic Therapy for Youth with Problem Sexual Behaviors (MST–PSB) is an adaptation of MST aimed at adolescents who have committed sexual offenses and demonstrated other problem behaviors. MST–PSB is designed to reduce problem sexual behaviors, antisocial behaviors, and out-of-home placements. The program targets factors underlying problematic juvenile sexual behavior, ...
Program GoalsMandatory–Random Student Drug Testing (MRSDT) programs are designed to supplement existing school-based prevention interventions and have two primary goals: 1) deter students from substance use and 2) identify students with substance use problems and refer them to appropriate counseling or treatment services. Under MRSDT, students and their parents sign ...
Program GoalsChild and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI) is an early intervention and secondary prevention model that aims to reduce traumatic stress reactions and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is delivered to children aged 7–18 years, together with their parent or caregiver, after the child has experienced a potentially traumatic ...
Program GoalsAll Stars™ is a character-based approach to preventing high-risk behaviors such as substance use, violence, and premature sexual activity in teens ages 11 to 15. The program is based on research identifying the critical factors that lead young people to begin experimenting with substances and engaging in other high-risk ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationTaking Charge of Your Life (TCYL) targets students during their years most at risk—seventh through ninth grade—to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.Program ActivitiesThe program is administered through 10 lessons delivered in seventh grade and seven booster lessons in ninth grade. The program highlights the ...
Program Goals STARS (Start Taking Alcohol Risks Seriously) for Families is a health promotion program designed to prevent alcohol use among at-risk middle and junior high school youths. The goal is to postpone alcohol use until adulthood. The program aims to identify the various risk factors that youths are exposed to and ...
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