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WhyTry is used is a variety of mental health settings to remediate social and emotional deficits. Some of the most common mental health applications include residential treatment centers, foster care training, independent living classes, and substance abuse counseling.
Thousands of schools use WhyTry to improve student retention, academic performance, and school climate. WhyTry provides tools to help students change patterns of failure and indifference and develop motivation to reach goals. It can be used as a tool to help high school students reach graduation, or as an early intervention for helping elementary students deal with increasing challenges at home, at school, or with peers.
LifeSkills Training is uniquely designed to be flexible and interactive. The curriculum can be taught either as an intensive mini-series (consecutively every day, or two to three times a week) until the program is complete. Botvin LifeSkills Training can also be implemented on a more extended schedule. Both formats have proven to be effective.
Elementary School Program
The LifeSkill Training Elementary School program consists of 24 class sessions (approximately 30-45 minutes each session) to be conducted over three years beginning at either grade 3 or 4. Each level is comprised of 8 class sessions.
Middle School Program
The Botvin LifeSkills Training Middle School program consists of 30 class sessions (approximately 45 minutes each session) to be conducted over three years beginning at either grade 6 or 7 followed by booster sessions.The program is intended to be taught sequentially to build on skills learned in the previous levels.
High School Program
The Botvin LifeSkills Training High School program consists of 10 class sessions (approximately 40–45 minutes each session) beginning at grade 9 or 10.The High School program can be used alone or in combination with the Botvin LifeSkills Training Middle School program as a maintenance program.
The Botvin LifeSkills Training Transitions program consists of 6 class sessions (approximately 40–45 minutes each session) beginning at grade 11 or 12.The Transitions program can be used alone or in combination with the Botvin LifeSkills Training High School program as a maintenance program.
The award-winning 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 teach their children the skills that help them resist the threats of tobacco, drugs, and violence. These tools help parents prepare their children for a successful transition from adolescence to early adulthood.
*Clients MUST complete homework for each group prior to coming to session.
*Groups run on a continuous basis and requires full participation for successful completion.
*Maximum in group will not exceed 15 participants.
*Groups will always start on time! You are given a 10 minute grace period, if late beyond 10 minutes, you will not be allowed into the group.
*All fees for groups will be due prior to completion of group. If fees are not paid in its entirety you will not get credit for completing course.
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