What Parents and Teachers in Italy REALLY think of LifeSkills Training

March 31, 2014

In Part 4 of this 5-part series, Dr. Veronica Velasco talks about the positive reaction to the Botvin LifeSkills Training program by Italian parents and teachers. Visit http://www.lifeskillstraining.com for more information.

This 5-part series focuses on implementation of the Life Skills Training drug abuse prevention program with Italian youth.


Implementing LifeSkills Training in Milan

March 28, 2014

In Part 3 of this 5-part series, Dr. Veronica Velasco describes the implementation of Botvin LifeSkills Training with 100 classes from over 20 schools in Milan and the lessons learned by her project team. Visit http://www.lifeskillstraining.com for more information.


“Technical Difficulties”

March 27, 2014

Hi everyone!  Thanks for bearing with us as our website http://www.lifeskillstraining.com is experiencing technical difficulties.  We are working hard to get it back up.  In the meantime, if you have any questions about the program, please email us at lstinfo@nhpamail.com or you can call us at 800-293-4969.

thanks!

LifeSkills Training Team 🙂


Translating and Adapting LifeSkills Training for Italian Youth

March 27, 2014

In Part 2 of this 5-part series, Dr. Veronica Velasco and Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin discuss the process of translating and adapting the LifeSkills Training program to the Italian culture. Visit http://www.lifeskillstraining.com for more information.


Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin and Dr. Veronica Velasco discuss LifeSkills Training in Italy

March 26, 2014

This 5-part series focuses on implementation of the Botvin Life Skills Training drug abuse prevention program with Italian youth. In Part 1, Dr. Gil Botvin, developer of the LST program, discusses advances in drug abuse prevention and the LST project in Italy. Dr. Veronica Velasco, one of the project leaders, describes the problem of drug abuse in Italy and why they chose LST. Visit http://www.lifeskillstraining.com for more information.


San Diego teachers learn how to teach LifeSkills Training Program

March 25, 2014

San Diego teachers learn how to teach LifeSkills Training Program

High School teachers in San Diego at a workshop last week learning how to implement the LifeSkills Training program.


Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014 National Exemplary Awards | CADCA

March 24, 2014

Did your organization implement an exceptional evidence-based strategy  or program to address substance abuse? Then, apply for the 2014 National Exemplary Awards for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies  (2014 Exemplary Awards), sponsored by the National Association of State  Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) and the National  Prevention Network (NPN).

The 2014 Exemplary Awards recognize exceptional substance abuse efforts, to include programs, policies and practices (henceforth to be referred to as “programs”).  They are intended to showcase “grassroots,” evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs and strategies that have been evaluated and may be replicated by others. Organizations that have implemented programs resulting in specific changes or outcomes—at the individual, program, or community levels—are encouraged to respond to this Call for Applications.

The 2014 Exemplary Awards recipients will be recognized at the National Prevention Network’s annual Prevention Research Conference in Hartford, Connecticut, September 15-18, 2014.

via Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014 National Exemplary Awards | CADCA.


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