LEAP Curriculum

LEAP Curriculum

The curriculums on this list come from SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). All interventions in the registry have met NREPP’s minimum requirements for review and have been independently assessed and rated for Quality of Research and Readiness for Dissemination. For more information go to http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/.


CURRICULUM
GRADE/
AGE

DESCRIPTION
NUMBER OF
SESSIONS
I’m Special

 

3rd-4th Grade

 

The primary goal of the I’m Special program is to develop and nurture each child’s sense of uniqueness and self-worth. It teaches them appropriate ways for dealing with feelings; steps for making decisions; and skills for healthy living, effective group interactions, and resisting drugs, as provided through the program’s “no use” message.
View I’m Special Curriculum

 

(8) 50- to 60-minute group sessions

 

Media Detective 3rd-5th Grade Media Detective is a media literacy education program for 3rd- to 5th-grade students. The goal of the program is to prevent or delay the onset of underage alcohol and tobacco use by enhancing the critical thinking skills of students so they become adept in deconstructing media messages, particularly those related to alcohol and tobacco products, and by encouraging healthy beliefs and attitudes about abstaining from alcohol and tobacco use.
View Media Detective Curriculum
(10) 45-minute sessions based on established models of decision making and research on the message interpretation process
Media Ready 6th-8th Grade  

Media Ready is a media literacy education program for 6th- to 8th-grade students. The goal of the program is to prevent or delay the onset of underage alcohol and tobacco use by encouraging healthy beliefs and attitudes about abstaining from alcohol and tobacco use and by enhancing the ability to apply critical thinking skills in interpreting media messages, particularly those related to alcohol and tobacco products.
View Media Ready Curriculum

(10) 45-minute sessions based on established models of decision making and research on the message interpretation process
Positive Action 6-12 yrs  

Positive Action is designed to improve academic achievement; school attendance; and reduce unhealthy choices. All materials are based on the same unifying broad concept; one feels good about oneself when taking positive actions.
View Positive Action Curriculum

(140) 15-minute sessions
(sessions can be combined)
All Stars Core 11-13 yrs  

In All Stars Core, students identify positive ideals and future aspirations. They participate in games and discussions that establish positive peer group norms; peer pressure to engage in risky behavior disappears. Students commit to personal standards of behaviors. All Stars Core promotes bonding with family, school and community. It encourages parents and kids to talk about aspirations and commitments.
View All Stars Core Curriculum

(13) 45-minute sessions
Project Alert 13-17 yrs  

Project ALERT is a prevention program for middle or junior high school students, which seeks to prevent experimenting with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
View Project Alert Curriculum

(11) 45-minute sessions
Project TND
(Towards No Drug Abuse)
13-17 yrs  

Project TND is a drug use prevention program for high school youth. The current version of the curriculum is designed to help students develop self-control and communication skills, acquire resources that help them resist drug use, improve decision-making strategies, and develop the motivation to not use drugs.
View Project TND Curriculum

(12) 40-minute interactive sessions



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