Friendly PEERsuasionb

Age: 11–14

(indicated)

Location: Girls, Inc.

Sessions: 14, 1 hr each

Content: Hands-on, interactive activities teach about the short- and long-term effects of substance abuse; healthy ways to manage stress; how to recognize media and peer pressure to use drugs; skills to make responsible decisions about drug use. As peer leaders, youth plan and implement substance abuse prevention activities for 6- to 10-yr-olds

↓ Drinking and delayed onset of drinking

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

physical

Emotional and instrumental support; belonging; positive social norms; opportunity for efficacy; opportunities for skill building

Functional Family Therapyc

Age: 11–18

(indicated)

Location: Family

Sessions: 8–12 hrs, 26 hrs max.

Content: Behavioral systems family therapy; flexible delivery of service: 1–2 person teams to clients in-home, clinic, juvenile court, and at time of reentry from institutional placement

↓ Rates of offending, foster care or institutional placement reduced at least 25 percent

Intellectual

psychological

emotional

social

Positive social norms; opportunities for skill building; integration with family, schools, and community



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