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Project Venture


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Indicators
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       Out of School Time
     Type of Service
       Mentoring
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

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

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Program Overview

Project Venture is a youth development program designed to prevent substance use and related problems among high-risk American Indian youth and youth from other ethnic groups. The program offers classroom-based problem-solving activities, outdoor experiential activities, adventure camps and treks, and community-oriented service learning.

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Program Reviews

The Project Venture 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:

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)


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