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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 ...
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/Program Theory Tribes is an intensive universal prevention strategy administered in elementary classrooms that is designed to reduce aggressive and violent behavior, reduce risk factors for the development of violent behavior later in life, and increase protective factors that enhance resiliency. This universal prevention strategy is based on the idea ...
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 Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a counseling method that uses collaborative, client-centered, and goal-oriented communication to foster behavioral change in the individual. MI aims to address the key problem of ambivalence toward behavioral change that exists within individuals and encourage an internalization of the desire for change in the client. ...
Program GoalsProject PATHE (Positive Action Through Holistic Education) was a universal, comprehensive, school organizational change program used in secondary schools to reduce school disorder, improve the school environment, reduce delinquency, increase educational and occupational attainment, and enhance students' positive experiences and attitudes about school. The program sought to reduce disorder ...
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, ...
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