Strong African American Families-Teen Program (SAAF-T)

The Strong African American Families – Teen Program (SAAF-T) is a 5 session program designed for teens aged 14 – 16 and their caregivers. The goal of SAAF-T is to build on the strengths of African American families in order to promote positive development throughout the teenage years. SAAF-T focuses on reducing risks that can get…

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QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention Minimum learning objectives Participants completing the 1-2 hour QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention should be able to: Recognize someone at risk for suicide Demonstrate increased knowledge of intervention skills Describe knowledge of referral resources and how to refer someone to help Formal outcomes Significant positive changes from training…

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Hope Squad

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer, school-based program built around the power of connection that aims to reduce youth suicide risk through education, training, community partnerships, and cultural change. Program outcomes include a reduction of youth suicide and stigma surrounding mental health challenges, increased referrals to (or solicitation of help) parents or other trusted adults, and…

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Familias Unidas

Familias Unidas is a family-centered drug use and sexual risk behavior prevention intervention for Hispanic youth and their families. Familias Unidas was specifically developed for Hispanics. It helps empower parents to speak with their adolescents about how to prevent drug use and sexual risk behaviors. Familias Unidas is a multilevel intervention that targets risk (e.g., poor adolescent communication) and protective…

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Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) is designed to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety among children with symptoms of PTSD. The 10-session school-based intervention teaches cognitive behavioral skills in a group format, led by mental health professionals, with 6-8 students per group, using a mixture of didactic presentation, examples, and…

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Body Project

Body Project (Dissonance Intervention) is a prevention program designed for high school and college-age girls using four weekly one-hour group sessions or two two-hour sessions. Groups consist of 5-10 young women. Through a series of verbal, written and behavioral exercises, the program attempts to create dissonance in participants by engaging them in a critique of…

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Life Skills Training (LST)

LifeSkills Training (LST) is a classroom-based universal prevention program designed to prevent adolescent tobacco, alcohol, marijuana use, and violence. LST contains 30 sessions to be taught over three years (15, 10, and 5 sessions), and additional violence prevention lessons also are available each year (3, 2, and 2 sessions). Three major program components teach students:…

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LivingWorks safeTALK

A 4-hour in-person course for all in the community to becoming suicide alert. Using four basic ‘TALK’ steps – Tell, Ask, Listen and Keepsafe participants gain confidence to be “nosy” and approach a person that could be thinking about suicide. The focus is to connect with a person with thoughts of suicide and to keep…

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LivingWorks ASIST

LivingWorks ASIST is the gold standard LivingWorks course teaching people how to provide a skilled intervention for a person experiencing thoughts of suicide and create a safety plan. LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to…

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Teen Connection Project

Wyman’s Teen Connection Project (TCP) is an innovative, evidence-based program that builds social connections among high school age youth. TCP is based on several key, research-based factors: 1) teens are very socially-focused; they are wired to seek and manage peer experiences; 2) social and emotional skills develop in the context of supportive relationships; and 3)…

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