Port Chester Cares is a group of individuals, invested in the community, working together in the area of the Port Chester School District to promote positive, safe, productive and healthy lives for all. We achieve this through research, education, and advocacy and by focusing our resources to reduce youth substance abuse and other high risk behavior and promote positive outcomes.
Port Chester Cares
(GPS 55 South Main Street)
One Gateway Plaza, 4th Floor
Port Chester, New York 10573
Port Chester Cares – For a Healthy, Caring & Thriving Community
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LIFE SKILLS TRAINING
The Botvin LifeSkills Training Middle School program is a groundbreaking substance abuse and violence prevention program based on more than 30 years of rigorous scientific research. Now updated with new graphics, references and statistics, it is proven to be the most effective evidence-
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Personal Self-
• General Social Skills: Students gain skills to meet personal challenges such as overcoming shyness, communicating clearly, building relationships, and avoiding violence.
• Drug Resistance Skills: Students build effective defenses against pressures to use tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.
• Grades 6-
• The program is designed to be taught in sequence over three years in middle school. The curriculum is intended to be taught sequentially to build on skills learned in the previous levels.