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Establishing Youth Programs

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) offers the following workshops on establishing effective relationships with youth.

  • Community-Based Volunteers Working with Youth (CSAP Workshop Curriculum)
    This course is for volunteers, leaders of volunteer organizations, and paid staff who manage volunteers. Training is designed to promote long-term commitment by volunteers. Opportunities are provided for volunteers and members of volunteer organizations to learn effective anti-drug use strategies and to access current information about prevention while participating in the training programs.
  • Street Work with High-Risk Youth (CSAP Workshop Curriculum)
    This 2-day workshop is for youth service workers, supervisors, and administrators in health and human service agencies. This workshop also caters to staff working with adults in nontraditional settings, including outreach workers in AIDS programs and homeless shelters. The workshop presents the basic elements of successful street work with high-risk youth and advanced techniques for planning outreach and sustaining contact with clients.