Curriculum for Educators
CATCH Health at Home en Español!
More than 3,000 – yes, THREE THOUSAND!! – parents and educators have signed up for CATCH Health at Home since we launched just last month, and a consistent request from users has been to add Spanish-language content for parents. Well, we heard you and we’re pleased to launch the new CATCH Health at Home en Español!
CATCH My Breath
This evidence-based program was shown to subst
antially reduce students’ likelihood of vaping in the year following program implementation. Students also showed a significant increase in knowledge of the dangers of vaping and an increase in positive perceptions about choosing a vape-free lifestyle.
COVID-19 Program Resources
Prevention Plus Wellness has created new COVID-19 resources so prevention and health specialists can provide programs to youth and young adults online.
Vaping Prevention: A Remote-Learning Curriculum
To address the current needs of educators to provide curriculum remotely to their students, we have created the Vaping Prevention: A Remote-Learning Curriculum that addresses the health risks of using e-cigarettes/vapes, including JUUL and Puff Bar; the increased risk of severe COVID-19 infection for e-cigarette/vape users; and marketing tactics used by nicotine companies to target youth. We also include an accompanying student assignment.
Tobacco Prevention Toolkit
Theory-based and evidence-informed resources created by educators, parents, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of tobacco and nicotine.
The Cannabis/Marijuana Awareness & Prevention Toolkit
Theory-based and evidence-informed resources created by educators, parents, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of cannabis/marijuana.
Resources for California Education Agencies
The California Healthy Kids Resources Center provides access to educational resources that can be borrowed at no cost
Project ALERT Training (7th and 8th Grade)
Project ALERT is a free classroom‐based substance abuse prevention program for 7th and 8th graders that’s proven to reduce the experimental and continued use of drugs. Through a series of comprehensive lessons, Project ALERT motivates students against drug use, cultivates new non-use attitudes and beliefs, and equips teens with the skills and strategies they’ll use to resist drugs.
Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults
Addressing Student Use of E-Cigarettes
Project TND: Towards No Drug Abuse Training (9th-12th Grade)
Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) is a school-based program for high school health educators and counseling staff that consists of twelve 40 to 50-minute lessons intended to help counteract risk factors for drug abuse relevant to older teens.
For more info, contact Traci Theis (Kern SOS will consult in our area to provide the training)
California Youth Advocacy Network
Training and technical assistance to individuals, organizations, and coalitions advocating for tobacco-free communities