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Region: 1
AJI Counseling, LLC

Program Administrator: Irvin, Jake
Contact Info: 208-699-1450  ajicounseling@hotmail.com
Organization: AJI Counseling is a Substance abuse Treatment and Prevention center. At this time we specialize in Prevention services and DUI evaluations.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Project AlertCoeur d Alene
Post Falls
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseCoeur d Alene
Post Falls
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 1
Coeur d' Alene School District #271

Program Administrator: Curb, James
Contact Info: 208-641-2872  JCurb@cdaschools.org
Organization: District 271 serves 10,300 students in the city of Coeur d’Alene, the townships of Dalton Gardens, Hayden and Hayden Lake, and a portion of rural Kootenai County. With a Benchmark grant the CDA District provides the Life Skills Training to all 6th graders. It is our goal to provide safe, mentor-based enrichment programs in an effort to broaden experiences, develop academic abilities and prevent students from using drugs and engaging in risky behaviors.

Region: 1
ICARE of St. Vincent de Paul

Program Administrator: Simmons, Katie
Contact Info: 208-676-1515  katie@stvincentdepaulcda.org
Organization: ICARE is a child abuse prevention agency that works through parent education and support. The mission is to partner with parents to build stronger families, thereby breaking the cycle of child abuse and neglect.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Nurturing ProgramCoeur d Alene
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)

Region: 1
Kellogg Joint School District #391

Program Administrator: Etherton, Janea
Contact Info: 208-784-1249  janea.etherton@kelloggschools.org
Organization: Kellogg School district Healthy Choices program provides classroom based instruction to all classrooms K-8 in the kellogg School District. Each classroom recieves one 40 minute lesson per week using the Second Step Curriculum. In addition, the Kellogg Middle School is providing a classroom based program serving grades 6-8 with week long instruction occurring every six weeks, using the second step curriculum..

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionKellogg
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Second Step: A Violence Prevention CurriculumKellogg
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Second Step: A Violence Prevention CurriculumKellogg
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 1
Kellogg JSD #391 – Nurturing Program

Program Administrator: Nansel, Kathy
Contact Info: 208-512-3374  kathy.nansel@kelloggschools.org
Organization: Program targeting parents of children who are at high risk of ATOD use because of family history of ATOD abuse, communication problems, or family management problems.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Nurturing ProgramKellogg
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)

Region: 1
Kootenai Alliance for Children & Families

Program Administrator: Wilfong, Kerri
Contact Info: 208-676-8293  kerriw@kootenaialliance.org
Organization: Kootenai Alliance for Children and Families is a 12-year-old non-profit organization to foster a safe, healthy, drug-free community. Using “Communities That Care,” an evidence-based community prevention process, Kootenai Alliance seeks to create strong partnerships and collaborations to reduce duplicated services and direct energies toward programs and policies designed to reduce risk factors that will have the highest impact. In addition to serving youth and families, Kootenai Alliance supports non-profits and other agencies in Kootenai County that provide for youth and families.

Region: 2
Clearwater Youth Alliance

Program Administrator: Fish, Gene
Contact Info: 208-476-5505  fisheh@wildblue.net
Organization: Clearwater Youth Alliance provides two programs for young children in Orofino. The Learning Enrichment After-school Program (LEAP) for elementary school students is an after school program providing enrichment activities, homework help, structured play, and the “Al's Pals” curriculum, an evidence-based program for the prevention of drug abuse. The ChildHood Early Enrichment Program (CHEEP) is a structured childcare/preschool enrolling children infancy through 5 years of age. CHEEP also employs the " Al's Pals" curriculum.

Region: 2
Goodwill Industries of the Inland NW - Lewiston

Program Administrator: Molitor, Jody
Contact Info: 509-462-0513  JodyM@giin.org
Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest provides the Strengthening Families Program in the Lewiston area. Strengthening Families Program is designed for parents and their children ages 10 to 14. The goal of the program is to prevent substance use in youth by building skills and giving parents more tools to help their children become responsible young adults. Ther training focuses on helping parents build parenting skills, setting limits and communication, helping youth develop skills for handling peer pressure, and positive goal setting.

Region: 2
Kamiah Community Partners Coalition

Program Administrator: Johnson, Sharlene
Contact Info: 208-935-7647  adrugfreekamiah@live.com
Organization: Kamiah Community Partners Coalition is a community wide coalition with broad representation from the community: civil, community members, faith-based, social services, schools, law enforcement). The Goals of KCPC are: 1) To reduce youth substance abuse in our community. 2) To strengthen community collaboration and build a strong coalition to sustain our efforts.

Region: 2
Kamiah School District #304

Program Administrator: Jackson, Vickie
Contact Info: 208-935-4044  vjackson@kamiah.org
Organization: Kamiah School District #304 delivers the evidence-based program Second Step to all elementary grade classrooms KDG through 8th Grade.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramKamiah
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Second Step: A Violence Prevention CurriculumKamiah
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 2
Moscow Charter School

Program Administrator: Bonuccelli, Tony
Contact Info: 208-883-3195  tonyb@moscowcharterschool.org
Organization: Moscow Charter School seeks to provide a positive, safe academic and physical learning environment for each child. Our goal is to instill in each child a lifetime love of learning and the ability to learn how to learn. We assist each child in developing a strong sense of self-worth and respect for others and the world around them. Finally, we encourage each child to recognize his or her ability to contribute something unique to our society. We are a public school, open to any child in Moscow, regardless of where they live in the district.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Second Step: A Violence Prevention CurriculumMoscow
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 2
Mountain View School District #244

Program Administrator: Weddle, Cody
Contact Info: 208-983-0990  weddlec@sd244.org
Organization: Mountain View School District #244 (MVSD) is a rural school district located in Idaho County serving 1288 students. The district serves the communities of Grangeville, Elk City, and Kooskia. Mountain View School District’s geographical size ranks in the top ten school districts in the lower 48 states. Idaho County is 8,503 square miles and only has one stop light. The state of Connecticut is 5,009 square miles. MVSD borders the Frank Church Wilderness area and covers territory from the Oregon border to the Montana border. The largest school is Grangeville Elementary / Middle School with a population of 509 students. The districts free and reduced lunch percentage is 51 percent. The highest level is at Elk City with 100 % and the lowest is Grangeville High School with a Free & Reduced lunch count of 23 percent.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Second Step: A Violence Prevention CurriculumElk City
Grangeville
Kamiah
Kooskia
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 2
Nez Perce Tribe - Students for Success

Program Administrator: Moose, Jean
Contact Info: 208-621-4612  jeanm@nezperce.org
Organization: The Nez Perce Tribe, Students for Success Program delivers the LifeSkills curriculum to students in grades 6th through 8th at the Lapwai School District.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramLapwai
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 3
Council School District #13

Program Administrator: Cook, Jodi
Contact Info: 208-253-4217  jcook@csd13.org
Organization: The Council SD #13 offers Positive Action programs in grades 1-8. The program is taught by the classroom teachers in the elementary school and by the Health/Family & Consumer Science teacher in the junior high school. All staff that deliver Positive Action have been trained and are certfified teachers. The CSD teachers and administration understand the importance of teaching students to be resilent and look forward to expanding the prevention curriculum in the next few years.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionCouncil
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseCouncil
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 3
Family Services Center LLC

Program Administrator: De Leon, Hector
Contact Info: 208-454-5133  hectordeleon@familyservicescaldwell.com
Organization: Family Services Center is a new state approved substance abuse/mental health agency. However, the partners/owners Hector de Leon, Magdalena Soto, and Dora Mora-Poston have a long history of working with the community in the education and substance abuse field.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Strengthening Families Program 10-14 (Iowa)Caldwell
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 3
Homedale School District #370

Program Administrator: Lauson, Carri
Contact Info: 208-337-4611  clauson@homedaleschools.org
Organization: Homedale School District utilizes the evidence-based “Project Alert” curriculum with students in grades 5-8. Project Alert educates students about drug abuse, provides skills and strategies to resist drugs, and establishes non-use attitudes and beliefs. The substance abuse prevention program impacts the students by emphasizing the importance of making good choices and educating students about the consequences of poor choices.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionHomedale
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Project AlertHomedale
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 3
Life Counseling Center

Program Administrator: Farrens, Lori
Contact Info: 208-465-5433  dolfns73@yahoo.com
Organization:

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Towards No Drug AbuseNampa
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 3
Lutheran Community Services NW R3

Program Administrator: Combe, Charlotte
Contact Info: 208-323-0996  ccombe@lcsnw.org
Organization: Lutheran Community Services provides the evidence-based “Positive Action” in Middleton, Emmett, Caldwell, Weiser, Bruneau, Grandview, Cambridge, Council & Midvale. Positive Action is a program that teaches basic concepts for people to get along: personal worth, good health, self-management, kind and courteous behavior, honesty and self-improvement. The concepts in Positive Action teach students how their thoughts, feelings and actions are related and how they can maintain and develop positive thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramMiddleton
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionBoise
Cambridge
Middleton
Payette
Weiser
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionBoise
Cambridge
Middleton
Payette
Weiser
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 3
New Hope-Nueva Esperanza R3

Program Administrator: Soto, Magdalena
Contact Info: 208-703-2714  magdalenasoto@msn.com
Organization: New Hope-Nueva Esperanza offers Strenghtening Families Parenting Program in Spanish in 2-locations in R3. Nampa Hispanic Culturalcenter and their office located in Nampa.

Region: 3
Parma School District #137

Program Administrator: Faust, Sheri
Contact Info: 208-722-5115  sfaust@parmaschools.org
Organization: Parma SD is located in SW Idaho, near the Idaho / Oregon Border. For prevention services, we offer Positive Action for grades 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th, and the program Second Step for our youger groups, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionParma
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Second Step: A Violence Prevention CurriculumParma
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 3
Penny's Prevention Service

Program Administrator: Jones, Penny
Contact Info: 208-845-2115  penny.jones@sd365.us
Organization: I have worked with youth in the prevention field for 12 years, implementing drug free programs such as: Idaho Drug Free Youth, Underage Drinking Prevention Town Hall Meetings in English and Spanish, Positive Action, TND, and this year, Class Action.I am a Qualifed Prevention Provider since 2002. Penny's Prevention Services opened in the summer of 2011 and services two Elementary Schools, and one Jr. Sr. High School, providing them the education needed to make better choices. I served as Co-Chair for Region 3 Advisory Committee on Substance Abuse and Prevention, for the past 2 years. I am currently the Chairmen for the next two year term. I am in the process of building a joint Anti-Drug Coalition for Owyhee and Elmore Counties. My resume can be obtained upon request.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionBruneau
Grand View
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionBruneau
Grand View
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Project AlertBruneau
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseBruneau
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 3
Prevention Associates LLC

Program Administrator: Gowen, Jeri
Contact Info: 208-866-8763  jeri.gowen@vallivue.org; tdjensen@clearwire.net
Organization: Prevention Intervention (TND+) is an Idaho-developed substance abuse prevention pilot program that combines the evidence-based Towards No Drug Abuse progarm with a structured, facilitated support group that explores and expands the topics of TND. The program is open to youth who struggle with muliple risk factors for substance use but who do not yet qualify for substance abuse treatment.

Region: 3
Vallivue School District #139

Program Administrator: Gowen, Jeri
Contact Info: 208-468-4921  jeri.gowen@vallivue.org
Organization: Vallivue School District delivers two evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs. The “Life Skills Training” program is a comprehensive program that teaches drug resistance skills, personal self-management skills, and general social skills. Trained facilitators present the program to students in grades 3-5 in all elementary schools. Success Club is an after-school tutoring program offered four days per week at Vallivue middle schools to students in grades 6-8. Students receive a substance abuse prevention lesson from the “Positive Action” curriculum as well as academic tutoring and practice in math, language arts and reading. Computers are provided for practice drills to increase ISAT scores.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramAppleton
Caldwell
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Life Skills Training ProgramAppleton
Caldwell
General PopulationIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Life Skills Training ProgramAppleton
Caldwell
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionCaldwell
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 4
Basin School District #72

Program Administrator: Hunter, Cindy
Contact Info: 208-392-6710  hunterc@sd072.k12.id.us
Organization: Idaho City Basin School District provides the after school program Prime Time for Kids two days per week using the evidence-based “Positive Action” curriculum. Students in grades 1-6 are provided tutoring, mentoring, substance abuse prevention, alternative recreational activities, and community service activities.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionIdaho City
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionIdaho City
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 4
Boise County - SFP

Program Administrator: Delyea, Valerie
Contact Info: 208-392-5899  v4u2day@msn.com
Organization: Strengthening Families Program is a best practice program. Parents and children meet for 14 sessions. Parents meet separately with a facilitator and learn to increase desired behaviors in children by increasing attention, rewards for positive behaviors, clear communication, effective discipline, substance use, problem solving, and limit setting. Children to learn how to understand feelings, control their anger, resist peer pressure, comply with parental rules, solve problems, and communicate effectively. Children also develop their social skills and learn about the consequences of substance abuse. After the first hour of the session, families are brought together to engage in structured family activities, practice child play, conduct family meetings, learn communication skills, practice effective discipline, reinforce positive behaviors in each other, and plan family activities.

Region: 4
Boise County TND+

Program Administrator: Delyea, Valerie
Contact Info: 208-392-5899  v4u2day@msn.com
Organization: Prevention Intervention (TND+) is an Idaho-developed substance abuse prevention pilot program that combines the evidence-based Towards No Drug Abuse progarm with a structured, facilitated support group that explores and expands the topics of TND. The program is open to youth who struggle with muliple risk factors for substance use but who do not yet qualify for substance abuse treatment.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
TND+ Follow-on Support GroupGarden Valley
Horseshoe Bend
Idaho City
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 4
Boise Independent School District #1

Program Administrator: DeLaune, Kris
Contact Info: 208-854-4165  kris.delaune@boiseschools.org
Organization: Boise School District offers six week educational sessions for parents. Parent Survival, using the evidence-based “NICASA Parent Project,” offers information, practical ideas and support for parents of at-risk teenagers who may or may not already be involved in substance abuse. Each two hour class provides information regarding drugs and effects of drugs, tips on building student strengths, improving family relationships, and support for parents.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Nurturing ProgramBoise
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)

Region: 4
Catholic Charities of Idaho - Boise

Program Administrator: Swenson, Melaney
Contact Info: 208-350-7480  mswenson@ccidaho.org
Organization: Building a nurturing and supportive environment in which healthy families can pursue long-term goals is critical to sustainable family development. Essential components for family success include access to affordable housing, strong neighborhood institutions, safe streets, supportive social networks, and an environment that promotes community and strengthens bonds among families. As part to of the effort to meet these needs, Catholic Charities of Idaho works in collaboration with many other community organizations. This ensures that the needs of Idahoans and larger societal issues demand the attention and efforts of all members of the community: business and faith leaders, public officials, social service providers, and all people of good will. While recognizing the uniqueness and valuable contributions of individual organizations, CCI recognizes the power of positive change that can happen when communities unite around social issues.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Active ParentingGarden City
Parents/FamiliesIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Nurturing ProgramBoise
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)

Region: 4
Horseshoe Bend School District #73

Program Administrator: Renfro, Vickie
Contact Info: 208-793-2225  renfrov@hsbschools.org
Organization: Horseshoe Bend School District offers two evidence-based programs utilizing the “Positive Action” curriculum. Kid's Zone, an after school program for grades K-8 teaches students academic skills to be successful in school. Students also participate in Positive Action to enhance positive social skills including decision making, problem solving, and making healthy life choices. Positive Action is delivered in the high school as part of an after school tutoring program.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionHorseshoe Bend
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionHorseshoe Bend
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 4
Lionhearted Living, LLC

Program Administrator: Kark, Laurie
Contact Info: 208-608-8535  lauriejokark@gmail.com
Organization: The current Benchmark services that are provided by Lionhearted Living, LLC. are TND to high school level students, and Positive Action for grades preschool-8th grade.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Towards No Drug AbuseBoise
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 4
Lutheran Community Services NW R4

Program Administrator: Combe, Charlotte
Contact Info: 208-323-0996  ccombe@lcsnw.org
Organization: Lutheran Community Services NW provides the evidence-based “Positive Action” in Meridian, Glenns Ferry, Mountain Home, McCall & Cascade. Positive Action teaches basic concepts for people to get along with each other, such as personal worth, good health, self-management, kind and courteous behavior, honesty and self-improvement. The concepts in Positive Action teach students how their thoughts, feelings and actions are related and how they can maintain and develop a healthy self-concept and positive social relationships.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramBoise
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Positive ActionBoise
Eagle
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 4
New Hope-Nueva Esperanza R4

Program Administrator: Soto, Magdalena
Contact Info: 208-703-2714  magdalenasoto@msn.com
Organization: New Hope-Nueva Esperanza offers parenting classes in Spanish in conjuction with St. Mary's Catholic Church in Boise. We offer 2-seesions, one in the fall and one in the Spring. classes are well attended and particiopants value the opportunity to learn and grow.

Region: 4
Valley County Prevention Services

Program Administrator: Fanselow, Teresa
Contact Info: 303-250-5522  peacelily222@msn.com
Organization: Valley County Prevention Services is a break off of the Cascade SD. Valley County Prevention Services provides services in all grades in the Cascade SD, as well as 4 cohorts of P Action at Donnelly Elm, just north of Cascade. In Casade, they deliver P action, TND, and P roject Alert.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionDonnelly
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Project AlertCascade
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseCascade
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 4
Varner Counseling LLC

Program Administrator: Varner, Jennifer
Contact Info: 208-870-3154  jenvdotcom@gmail.com
Organization: Varner Counseling DBA Rocky Mountain Behavioral Health was formed in 8/07 when Community Based Counseling decided to close. RMBH serves mostly children who are on Medicaid and have been diagnosed with a severe emotional disorder. We do counseling, PSR and medicaiton management for children, as well as prevention drug classes for both children and adults.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
PATHS Promoting Alternative Thinking StrategiesBoise
Kuna
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 4
Women's and Children's Alliance

Program Administrator: La Chance, Bev
Contact Info: 208-343-3688  blachance@wcaboise.org
Organization: Women's and Children's Alliance provides the evidence-based “Nurturing Skills for Parents” program. This parent education program has been adapted to accommodate a shelter (residential) setting. Participants learn about healthy child development, bonding, the impact of trauma and substance use, as well as natural consequences, empathy, and choices.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Nurturing ProgramBoise
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)

Region: 5
Boys and Girls Club of Magic Valley

Program Administrator: Westburg, Lindsey
Contact Info: 208-736-7011  lwestburg@bgcmv.com
Organization: Boys and Girls Club of the Magic Valley offers the evidence-based prevention program “Positive Action” to approximately 600+ youth in Region 5. As part of their mission of keeping children safe and providing them with valuable life skills, the Boys and Girls Club uses the Positive Action program to reach youth ages 5-18 in three Region 5 communities. Programs are offered in Twin Falls at the summer and after-school programs. All participants receive weekly, age appropriate sessions in self-awareness, self-respect, healthy life-skills and the tools for drug resistance and awareness. Sessions are taught by trained Positive Action Coordinators.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Positive ActionTwin Falls
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Community (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 5
Catholic Charities of Jerome

Program Administrator: Thibault, Kent
Contact Info: 208-324-4286  kthibault@ccidaho.org
Organization: Catholic Charities of Idaho (CCI) is a non-profit organization providing social services and working for social justice. The agency prioritizes volunteerism and collaborative endeavors with other organizations and Catholic parishes. Catholic Charities of Idaho advances the dignity of individuals, families, and communities by strengthening families, advocating justice, and engaging the community to serve the common good. At CCI we have a vision of an Idaho where hope prevails, justice reigns, and people are transformed.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Active ParentingJerome
Parents/FamiliesIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 5
Minidoka County Prev Intervention

Program Administrator: Tate, Dixie
Contact Info: 208-436-7111  dixie.tate@co.minidoka.id.us
Organization: Prevention Intervention (TND+) is an Idaho-developed substance abuse prevention pilot program that combines the evidence-based Towards No Drug Abuse progarm with a structured, facilitated support group that explores and expands the topics of TND. The program is open to youth who struggle with muliple risk factors for substance use but who do not yet qualify for substance abuse treatment.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
TND+Burley
Rupert
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
TND+ Follow-on Support GroupBurley
Rupert
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
TND+ Individual SessionsBurley
Rupert
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 5
Minidoka County SFP

Program Administrator: Tate, Dixie
Contact Info: 208-436-7156  dixie.tate@co.minidoka.id.us
Organization: Minidoka County Juvenile Services delivers two parenting programs to parents in Minidoka County and two in Cassia County. The evidence-based “Strengthening Families Program,” a 14 week parenting curriculum designed to address issues present in "strong-willed" adolescents, is offered several times a year. A Spanish language “Strengthening Families Program” parenting class is also offered.

Region: 5
Twin Falls Co DBA 5th Judicial Drug Court

Program Administrator: Phinney, Shellie
Contact Info: 208-735-4308  sphinney@co.twin-falls.id.us
Organization: Fifth Judicial District Drug Court delivers the evidence-based “Strengthening Families Program” (SFP), a nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program. SFP is a 14-session, science-based parenting, children's life skills, and family skills training program that involves both parents and children to significantly reduce problem behaviors in children, improve school performance, and reduce delinquency and alcohol and drug use in teenagers. This program is offered to the children of Drug Court participants, who are at high risk for substance abuse and other harmful behaviors.

Region: 5
Walker Center

Program Administrator: Diehl, Heidi
Contact Info: 208-734-4200  heidi@thewalkercenter.org
Organization: The Walker Center offers the “Life Skills Training” program in numerous Region 5 communities. This program is designed for students third through ninth grade. The Life Skills Training program is a comprehensive, dynamic, and developmentally appropriate substance abuse prevention program designed for students in grades 3-9. This highly effective curriculum has been proven to help incerase self-esteem, develop healthy attitudes, and improve their knowledge of essential life skills-- all of which promote healthy and positive personal development.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramBliss
Burley
Castleford
Dietrich
Filer
Gooding
Twin Falls
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Life Skills Training ProgramBliss
Burley
Castleford
Dietrich
Filer
Gooding
Twin Falls
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 6
Bannock County Juvenile Justice

Program Administrator: Mauger, Todd
Contact Info: 208-234-1082  toddm@co.bannock.id.us
Organization: Families in Action is an evidence based substance abuse prevention program for families. The program consists of 6 two hour sessions, in which youth and parent groups are taught seperately and then brought together to role play and practice skills taught during group. Families in Action is administered through the Intake and Diversion Unit of Bannock County Juvenile Justice. The program is facilitated by two bachelor's level social workers, who have extensive experience working with at risk youth and families.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Active ParentingArimo
Pocatello
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Active ParentingArimo
Pocatello
Parents/FamiliesIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 6
Bannock Youth Foundation

Program Administrator: Kemp, Heather
Contact Info: 208-234-1122  heatherandhannah1@msn.com
Organization: Bannock Youth Foundation has provided services to youth and their families for over 30 years. We do this through four programs: Bannock House, MK Place and the Family Resource Center. Services provided through Bannock House include: Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter, Anger Management, Youth & Family Counseling, Treatment Family Program and In Home Services MK Place houses our residential drug and alcohol treatment program. We also provide outpatient groups before and after school. The Family Resouce Center offers the Nurturing Program and the BabySteps Program. Square 1 provides Counseling Services, Independent Living and Transitional Living. For more information about services provided through Bannock Youth Foundation, please contact Heather Kemp at 234-1122.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Nurturing ProgramPocatello
Parents/FamiliesFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)

Region: 6
Bear Lake School Dist #33

Program Administrator: Crane, Dorothy
Contact Info: 208-945-2891  dcrane@blsd.net
Organization: Bear Lake School District provides two evidence-based substance abuse program in Montpelier. “Project Northland” is delivered in all students in grades 6-8. This program helps to prevent or reduce alcohol use among young adolescents by using a multilevel, community-wide approach. The program consists of social-behavioral curricula in schools peer leadership, parental involvement/education, and community-wide task force activities. Class-Action is delivered to the Clover Creek Alternative High School students.

Region: 6
City of Montpelier-Enough is Enough Coal.

Program Administrator: Henderson, Chris
Contact Info: 208-847-5464  Chris94@netzero.net
Organization: Bear Lake Enough is Enough: Anti Drug Coalition is made up of citizens and representatives of service agencies in Bear Lake County. Anyone concerned with drugs or alcohol is invited to attend meetings and help plan projects to prevent drug and alcohol abuse in their communities. Current activities focus on the evidence-based community process “Communities that Care,” which helps a community identify substance abuse risk factors that can be addressed to improve the quality of life for everyone.

Region: 6
Oneida School District #351

Program Administrator: Sorensen, Terri
Contact Info: 208-766-4728  terri.sorensen@malad.us
Organization: The Oneida School District delivers the Towards No Drug Abuse evidence based program at the Malad Middle and High School. TND is also delivered at Oneida Alt. HS. TND is an effective, interactive classroom-based substance abuse prevention program that is based on more than two decades of successful research at the University of Southern California. Project TND focuses on three factors that predict tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use, violence-related behaviors, and other problem behaviors among youth, including: 1) Motivation factors (i.e., students' attitudes, beliefs, expectations, and desires regarding drug use); 2) Skills (social, self-control, and coping skills); and 3) Decision-making (i.e., how to make decisions that lead to health-promoting behaviors).

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramMalad
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseMalad
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 6
Priestley Mental Health

Program Administrator: Andersen, Jennifer
Contact Info: 208-339-0227  jennifer.andersen@pmhinc.net
Organization: Priestley Mental Health offers PSR services for Individuals, adult and children. Priestley Mental Health also offers Individual, marriage, and family therapy. In an effort to prevent delinquent behavior in youth in the area, we reached out in 2008 to teach prevention classes in the community and schools.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramPreston
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseDayton
Preston
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 6
Still Waters Out Reach

Program Administrator: McGahey, Jim
Contact Info: 208-232-4800  swjimmc@gmail.com
Organization: Still Waters Outreach is an agency specializing in prevention and intervention for youth. We work closely with youth in the 7th through 9th grades in the Pocatello school district #25. We currently work in the classroom at area middle schools and high schools teaching Life Skills Training and Project Towards No Drug Abuse. In addition to this we offer an in office intervention programs to further assist youth that are struggling in the community. Our Intervention (TND+) is an Idaho-developed substance abuse prevention pilot program that combines the evidence-based Towards No Drug Abuse program with a structured, facilitated support group that explores and expands the topics of TND. The program is open to youth who struggle with muliple risk factors for substance use but who do not yet qualify for substance abuse treatment.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramPocatello
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Towards No Drug AbusePocatello
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 6
Still Waters Outreach - Prevention Intervention

Program Administrator: McGahey, Jim
Contact Info: 208-232-4800  swjimmc@gmail.com
Organization: Still Waters Outreach is an agency specializing in prevention and intervention for youth. We work closely with youth in the 7th through 9th grades in the Pocatello school district #25. We currently work in the classroom at area middle schools and high schools teaching Life Skills Training and Project Towards No Drug Abuse. In addition to this we offer an in office intervention programs to further assist youth that are struggling in the community. Our Intervention (TND+) is an Idaho-developed substance abuse prevention pilot program that combines the evidence-based Towards No Drug Abuse program with a structured, facilitated support group that explores and expands the topics of TND. The program is open to youth who struggle with muliple risk factors for substance use but who do not yet qualify for substance abuse treatment.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
TND+Pocatello
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
TND+ Follow-on Support GroupPocatello
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
TND+ Individual SessionsPocatello
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 7
Bonneville Youth Development Council's Promise

Program Administrator: Passey, Alisha
Contact Info: 208-528-0153  bydc@co.bonneville.id.us
Organization: In 1998, the Bonneville Youth Development Council (BYDC) was established to focus community efforts to help at-risk youth. The goal of BYDC was to address concerns of people who work directly with high-risk youth; review existing prevention, intervention and correction programs; and recommend actions to improve the lives of adolescents. BYDC has always included youth and has simultaneously had a youth council (BYC) to aid the efforts of the coalition and to help guide coalition members in the best way to approach youth issues.

Region: 7
Catholic Charities of Idaho - Idaho Falls

Program Administrator: Batalden, Jason
Contact Info: 208-350-7489  jbatalden@ccidaho.org
Organization: CCI Idaho Falls Family Strengthening Center opened in July 2012 with a Regional Coordinator who is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has been working in the substance abuse prevention and treatment field for the past 16 years. The Regional Director, Jason A. Batalden, will serve as the program coordinator and will be assisted by additional contracted staff and volunteers to deliver direct services to the community. The Regional Directors long established relationships with the Idaho Department of Corrections, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Bonneville County Adult and Juvenile Probation, and Join School District’s #91 and #93 will assist in program delivery. The Catholic Charities of Idaho Active Parenting Program will be delivered in the English language. Separate classes are provided for adults and children. The cohort will meet for 3 hours one evening per week for the 6 consecutive weeks needed to complete the curriculum.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Active ParentingIdaho Falls
Parents/FamiliesIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 7
Juvenile Help Options LLC

Program Administrator: Carlson, Karen
Contact Info: 208-589-6971  kcarlson@co.bonneville.id.us
Organization: Juvenile Help Options delivers the following programs. "LifeSkills Training" helps students recognive media ploys in advertising, video games, music etc. to promote substanc use. Students learn assertiveness in resisting negative peer pressure and vulnerable situations. “All Stars Core” for middle-school addresses normative beliefs, pro-social ideals, personal commitment, pro-social bonding & positive parental attentiveness. “All Stars Senior” for older adolescents is designed to delay or reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, premature sexual activity, & violence. The “Nurturing Program” is designed for parents with children ages 5 -18. Parents learn techniques to express feelings appropriately, develop empathy, watch for and intervene with behaviors such as substance use, early sexual activity, etc. The “Nurturing Program for Parents in Treatment and Recovery” serves as a skill building group for parents and a SAP program for these highly at risk youth.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramAmmon
Idaho Falls
Iona
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)

Region: 7
Lemhi's After School Promise

Program Administrator: Olson, Kimberly
Contact Info: 208-940-0409  lasp@custertel.net
Organization: Lemhi’s After School Promise (LASP) in Salmon has been providing youth development services for the past twelve years. LASP provides children with a safe place to gather after school where they can develop their social and decision-making skills to increase self-confidence and foster their commitment to learning. LASP is a non-profit community organization and the only after school program in Lemhi County. At-risk students in grades 1-2 attend evidence-based “Second Step” classes on a regular basis. The major components of the program are social skill development, academic assistance, nutrition, violence and drug prevention lessons and enrichment activities such as art, drama and music. LASP also offers the evidence-based “Life Skills Training” program for students in grades 3-6. This program is designed to help students avoid drug and alcohol problems by helping them increase self-control and self-esteem and develop general problem solving and decision making skills.

Region: 7
Salmon School District

Program Administrator: Dahle, Pam
Contact Info: 208-756-2415  pamdahle4801@gmail.com
Organization: Salmon School District offers the evidence-based program “Life Skills Training” to grades 4-9 and the evidence-based “Project Towards No Drug Abuse” to students at the Alternative High School. Life Skills Training is offered to teach students to avoid drug and alcohol problems by helping them increase self-control and self-esteem, create general problem solving skills and decision making. Salmon School District offers Project Towards No Drug Abuse at the Alternative High School. A school-based program, Project TND teaches participants increased coping and social skills that allow them to grasp the cognitive misperceptions that may lead to substance use; express a desire not to abuse substances; understand the sequence of substance abuse and the consequences of using substances; correct myths concerning substance use; demonstrate effective communication, coping, and self control skills; and state a commitment to discuss substance abuse with others.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Life Skills Training ProgramSalmon
Elementary School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Life Skills Training ProgramSalmon
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseSalmon
Middle/Junior High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)

Region: 7
Upper Valley Resource and Counseling LLC

Program Administrator: Hymas, Becky
Contact Info: 208-359-0519  beckyhymas@hotmail.com
Organization: Upper Valley Resource and Counseling Center offers the evidence-based “Project Toward No Drug Abuse” at Central High School in Rexburg as well as Jefferson High School in Rigby. Project TND teaches participants increased coping and social skills that allow them to grasp the cognitive misperceptions that may lead to substance use, express a desire not to abuse substances, understand the sequence of substance abuse and the consequences of using substances, correct myths concerning substance use, demonstrate effective communication, coping, and self control skills, and state a commitment to discuss substance abuse with others. Upper Valley also offers a parenting program to the general public. This parenting program uses the "Nurturing Parenting" curricula. This curricula uses the group modality to teach and train both parents and children in the interactions that will improve their working realtionship.

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Prevention ProgramDelivery Location(s)Target PopulationRisk & Protective Factors
Active ParentingRexburg
Sugar City
Parents/FamiliesIndividual And Peer (R)
Family (R)
School (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Life Skills Training ProgramRexburg
Sugar City
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Healthy beliefs and clear standards for youth (P)
Nurturing ProgramRexburg
High School StudentsFamily (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)
Bonding between young people and adults (P)
Towards No Drug AbuseRexburg
Rigby
Sugar City
High School StudentsIndividual And Peer (R)
Individual Characteristics (P)