Individual and Family Programs

Atlantic Prevention Resources has provided this proclaimed, evidence- based program to families throughout Atlantic County for nearly 30y years. Seven (7) current staff are trained in the 10-14 and 6-11 curriculums and have years of facilitating  the program.  Transportation, a family meal, child care and incentives for participation and completion all add to the popularity of this program. Parents and youth meet in separate groups for the first hour and together as families during the second hour to practice skills, play games, and do family projects. Sessions are highly interactive and include role-playing, discussions, learning games, and family projects. The program shows positive outcomes in the following areas:

  • Increased family bonding
  • Increased parental involvement
  • Increased positive parenting skills
  • Increase positive communication
  • Increased family organization
  • Decreased family conflict
  • Decreased youth depression
  • Decreased youth aggression
  • Increased youth cooperation
  • Increased number of prosocial friends
  • Increased youth social competencies
  • Increased youth school grades

SFP has been named family an Exemplary Program, by the  Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention and U.S. Department of Education

Contact Kathleen McFadden, Associate Director:


Provided fee for service. APR staff are trained in PreVenture, an evidence- based program that uses personality targeted interventions to promote health and delay substance use.  For more information : contact Kathleen McFadden, Associate

Marijuana and Over the Counter (OTC) Programs

Atlantic Prevention Resources (APR) utilizes a newly created curriculum to provide up to date information on marijuana law, OTC’s, increased availability and its impact on youth. The programs are tailored for youth, adults and senior adults. 

APR provides education on best practices in public health policies and is available to schools and municipalities to create policies and ordinances.

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