Botvin LifeSkills Training Programs,
Elementary and Middle School Programs
The Botvin LifeSkills TrainingElementary
programs are evidence-based prevention programs designed to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse, and violence among youth. The major social and psychological factors that promote initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors such as violence, conflict resolution, and bullying are featured.
The Botvin LifeSkills TrainingTransitions
program teaches self-management, refusal, and life skills. Young adults, ages 16-18 years old, are given the framework to discuss and practice vital behaviors that are proven to promote health and decrease involvement in high-risk behaviors. The comprehensive, skills-training method is proven to prevent and reduce tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use.
The Botvin LifeSkills TrainingParent
program is designed to help parents strengthen communication with their children and prevent them from using drugs. The program will help parents teach their children the skills to help them resist the threats of tobacco, drugs, and violence.View Parent program flyer in Spanish.
TheSafe Dates curriculum is a ten-session program that deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse and violence. In a safe and respectful environment, Safe Dates covers topics such as dating and sexual abuse, communication, and gender stereotypes. The program targets both male and female middle- and high-school students.