January 27, 2017
Overwhelmingly YES! A study in the Journal of Child and Family Studies shows that family-based prevention programs can be an effective way to prevent adolescent substance use.
(Deerfield, IL Schools hosting LifeSkills Parent workshops, January 2017)
The LifeSkills Training Parent Program is proven to help families by strengthening family communication. Topics covered in the program include:
- Family Communication
- Parental Monitoring
- Being a Good Role Model
- Use of Appropriate and Consistent Discipline
- Effects and Warning Signs of Substance Abuse
- Taking a Clear Stand on Drugs
The program helps keep children from using drugs and engaging in risky behavior, is ideal for parenting workshops and is available in Spanish too.
Do you want to learn how to host these LifeSkills Parent workshops in your community? Register for this online training workshop on February 6th and become a LifeSkills Training Parent Program Leader.
Prevention works when schools, families, and communities come together!
August 25, 2016
There’s still time to register for Friday’s webinar:
We’re excited to this free webinars designed to help anyone looking to implement the LifeSkills Training Parent Program. Our goal is to help you successfully kick off your implementation of LST! This informative webinar will discuss and present information related to:
- Implementing with fidelity
- Resources for teachers and students
- Raising awareness about your program
- Q & A
Space is limited. Click this link to register
March 31, 2010
Click here to watch the Canada AM segment on “Top picks for tweens (children ages 8 – 12)”: http://lifeskillstraining.com/cti.php
Botvin LifeSkills Training Parent Program and both levels of the animated, interactive Elementary CD-ROM were recently awarded the influential PTPA Media Inc.’s Seal of Approval for excellence in parenting products. The winners of the prestigious Seal of Approval were selected based on the product’s value, functionality, quality, and appeal to families, children, and parents.
For more information on the award-winning LifeSkills Training Parent Program or the award-winning LifeSkills Training Elementary CD-ROMs, please visit www.lifeskillstraining.com
October 21, 2009
According to data from the 2008-2009 PRIDE Survey, middle and high school students who set clear rules for them are less likely to report using illicit drugs.
Middle and high school students who parents set clear rules for them “a lot” or “often” were less likely to report using illicit drugs in the past year (12% and 21%, respectively) than students whose parents never set clear rules (49%).
for more information and to view the survey data.
March 23, 2009
According to a recent study from the 2008 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), the majority of teens reported that their parents had discussed the risks of alcohol or marijuana with them. However, significantly less teens reported speaking with their parents about inhalants or prescription drug abuse.
Need help opening up the lines of communications with your children? The
Botvin LifeSkills Training Parent Program is designed to help parents strengthen communication with their children and prevent them from using drugs. This powerful prevention tool is ideal for parenting workshops or individual use at home. The comprehensive guide and DVD included in this program contain materials and exercises that help parents keep their kids away from threats of tobacco, drugs, and violence. These tools help parents prepare their children for a successful transition from adolescence to early adulthood.
Click here for a sample lesson.