The Curriculum-Based Support Group (CBSG) Program is a unique, multi-cultural, evidence-based preventive intervention. Youth meet in confidential, small group settings and are taught a set of essential life skills to help them learn how to: cope with difficult family situations, resist negative peer pressure, respect others, set and achieve goals, make healthy choices, and refuse alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. 

Protective factors and major messages this curriculum addresses:

  • Autonomy – “I am”
  • Social Competence – “I can”
  • Interdependence – “I have”
  • Problem Solving – “I will”
  • Pense of Purpose & Future – “I believe”

Availability: Allamakee, Clayton, Delaware, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek Counties.

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