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All Stars (Core Program)

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Youths abstaining from sexual activity or not engaging in risky sexual behavior

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
     Type of Setting
       Middle School
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Substance Use and Dependence
       Teen Sex / Pregnancy

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

All Stars (Core Program) is a universal program for 6th and 7th grade students, that includes a component that target students who are social isolates and at risk for drug use. Through small-group sessions and scheduled one-on-one meetings, the program seeks to prevent substance use and other high-risk behaviors by changing risk and protective factors of such behaviors.

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Program Reviews

The All Stars (Core Program) program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

USDOE: Exemplary and Promising Safe, Disciplined, and Drug Free Schools Programs 2001, pp. 50-52PDF file

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