Red Ribbon Week begins Saturday, October 23rd and this year’s theme is “Drug Free, Looks Like Me.” As we prepare for Red Ribbon Week, we are sharing ideas for daily activities, as well as social media posts to utilize within your school community. Don’t forget to send us pictures of what your students are doing for Red Ribbon Week, we will be sending out emails to highlight your activities.
Category Archives: Prevention
This is an evidence-based 4 week program for 3rd – 5th graders that addresses bullying using interactive activities including skits, role playing, games and DVD scenarios. Topics include: Are You a Bully?, Help! I’m a Bully, Five Ways to Stop a Bully and Don’t Stand By! All components are designed to encourage students to practice assertiveness skills and promote a zero-tolerance policy toward bullying. Special handouts for teachers, parents and administrators provide useful reinforcement tools for the entire school community.
Botvins Life Skills TrainingLST is comprehensive, dynamic and developmentally appropriate substance abuse and violence prevention program for youth in 3rd – 6th grade. This evidence based curriculum focuses on personal self-management skills, general social skills and drug resistance skills.Audience: 3rd – 6th gradeCost: Call for DetailsLength: Eight 45-minute sessions
Too Smart to Start addresses underage drinking using a research-based curriculum with interactive activities designed to engage students. Remote response clickers are utilized, group activities are conducted and fatal vision goggles are demonstrated when appropriate. This comprehensive program addresses alcohol and does so in a way that is educational and fun, thus encouraging students to be active participants. Additionally this workshop can be done with youth and parents together, thus allowing them to hear the same message and then be able to discuss the topic with a better understanding of the issues surrounding underage drinking.
Rx for Understanding is a five-week program utilizing NIDA for Teens activities and lessons designed to spark discussions with teens about the dangers of prescription drug misuse including prescription pain medication, stimulants and addiction. Students will understand the risks associated with the misuse of prescription medication, the science of addiction as well as how to identify local resources for further prevention, treatment and recovery options
The Boy’s Council is a group for boys that focus on strengthening each boy individually and as a group in a safe, healthy, and positive manner. The goals of the group are to examine messages that are sent to males in today’s society, allow different options for self-expression and team experiences, and aide in building their own unique skill set. The boys will be engaged through thoughtful discussion and interactive activities as they touch upon such topics as competition, bullying, diversity, feelings, role models, violence, relationships, and decision making.
This project is an innovative collaboration between CFPC and United Way of Northern NJ. Through education, skill building and mentoring, FSP assists Sussex County residents in increasing their financial knowledge, building savings, and attaining assets. As part of FSP, CFPC joins forces with NORWESCAP RSVP, United Way of Northern NJ, and the IRS to assist […]
Girls Circle is a 10-week, evidence-based program designed to meet the unique challenges of girls by creating support groups that focus on increasing connections, building strengths and developing resiliency among girls. Essential life skills are taught through team building games, art activities, creative writing, role playing and theater arts activities. Call for fee schedule or […]