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Curriculum

Prevention Programs are used in throughout the schools and community.

Prevention Programming

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Click here to see our program guide for available curriculum, programs, and presentations.

Innovative Programs

Beginning Alcohol and Addictions Basic Education Studies (BABES) – a preschool through third grade prevention program aimed at drug and alcohol issues, self-image, decision-making and coping skills

Evidence-Based Curriculum

Too Good For Drugs (TGFD) – school-based prevention program designed to reduce the intention to use alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs in elementary, middle, and high school students.

Class Action Curriculum (CAC) – designed by Project Northland. Aims to delay the onset of alcohol use reduce use among youths who have already tried alcohol and limit the number of alcohol-related problems experienced by young drinkers. Students in grades 9-12 work in groups on case studies focusing on underage drinking-related behaviors


Tobacco Prevention Programs:

The following Tobacco Use Prevention Education is also used for Children in Preschool to Grade 12:

  • Why Animals Don’t Smoke
  • Why Athletes Don't Smoke
  • Too Good For Drugs
  • Tobacco Cessation for Teens
  • Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU)
  • Workplace Cessation
Other Prevention Programs:
  • Reality Tour
  • Drug Trends
  • Health Fairs
  • SummerFESTT (Families Enjoying Safe Times Together)
  • Workplace presentations

 

 

The Programs

There are three types of programs:

  1. Evidence-based – shown through research and evaluation to be effective in the prevention and/or delay of substance use/abuse
  2. Innovative – program/principal has been identified and recognized publicly, and has received awards, honors or mentions
  3. Generic – activities that do not fit into an evidence-based or innovative program – basic ATOD education and awareness

 

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Armstrong-Indiana
Drug and Alcohol Commission

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PO Box 238
Shelocta, PA 15774
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