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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 ...
Program Goals Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence (SFA) is a comprehensive youth development program that unites educators, parents, and community members to help adolescents develop social skills and competencies for resisting drug use. The program operates based on three specific goals: 1) prevent or significantly delay the initiation of “gateway” (alcohol, ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationFamilies Facing the Future (previously called Focus on Families) is an intensive family program for parents in methadone treatment and their children. It combines relapse prevention and parenting skills training with home-based case management services. Its goal is to address risk factors for relapse in addicts and risk ...
Program GoalsSafERteens’ main goal is to reduce violent behavior and alcohol use among adolescents admitted to emergency rooms (ERs, hence the capitalized letters in the middle of the program's name). The program also targets attitudes related to violence, specifically drinking and fighting with peers. It is delivered during an adolescent’s ...
Program Goals The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a family skills program originally developed and tested in 1983 with 6- to 12-year-old children of parents in substance abuse treatment. The goals of SFP are to increase family strengths and resilience and reduce risk factors for problem behaviors in high-risk children, including ...
Program Goals/Target Population The Forever Free program at the California Institution for Women (CIW) began as the first comprehensive prison-based substance abuse treatment program in the United States for incarcerated women. The program works to reduce the incidence of substance abuse, the number of in-prison disciplinary actions, and recidivism following release ...
Program Goals/Target Population Sembrando Salud is a culturally sensitive, community-based tobacco- and alcohol-use prevention program specifically adapted for migrant Hispanic adolescents and their families. The program is designed to improve parent–child communication skills as a way of improving and maintaining healthy decision-making. Designed for youths 11 to 16 years old, ...
Program Goals/Target Population Familias Unidas works to promote positive parenting, involvement, and support. The program aims to increase parental involvement with their child’s peers and school and to improve family bonding and cohesion. It also focuses on building supportive relationships amongst Hispanic immigrant parents, to integrate them into the greater community and reduce feelings ...
Program Goals The Drug Treatment Alternative to Prison (DTAP) program was developed by the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, N.Y., and is the first prosecution-led residential drug treatment diversion program in the country. The program’s objective is to reduce recidivism and drug use by diverting nonviolent felony drug offenders ...
Program Goals/Program Theory The Oregon Drug Courts offer an alternative to a traditional court by providing intensive and comprehensive management of drug offenders, through increased treatment, monitoring and interaction with the Drug Court Judge, to achieve reductions in reoffending and better drug treatment outcomes for substance users. Reduced recidivism and improved treatment ...
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