Programs for Students
Forest Friends: A 6-session puppet program designed to teach and reinforce life skills shown to have with future impact in the ability to resist substance abuse. The audience of K-2nd grade students addresses the need to begin prevention in early stages of education.
Life Skills Training Program: Substance abuse prevention program for elementary and middle school students based on more than 20 years of research. APR life facilitators have been trained and certified through BOTVIN.
Peer Leadership/Natural Helpers Training: 8-10 session program to educate a core group of natural leaders about the consequences of unhealthy risks and choices and teach them the communication, decision making, and stress reduction tools proven to reduce incidence of substance abuse.
Victory over Violence: A 3-session program designed to have participants explore the nature of their human emotions and the tools to express these feelings in healthy ways. The program is appropriate for middle school and high school students and is also an excellent workshop for parents, teachers, and other professionals.
OLWEUS Bullying Prevention Program: A comprehensive, school-wide program designed for use in elementary, middle, or junior high schools. The program has been found to reduce bullying among children, improve the social climate of classrooms, and reduce related behaviors; such as vandalism, truancy, and substance abuse.