The Comprehensive School Prevention Model (CSPM) assigns a Prevention Specialist to a school or district, for a contracted number of hours per week for each school year. Services are tailored to fit the school’s individual and unique needs. All services are confidential. Services include:
- Problem identification and referral services
- Individual, classroom, and family education
- Drop in hours for students and families
- Needs assessments
- Identify available community resources to help address school needs
- Policy review
- Staff training
- Student/Parent/Family engagement and events
- Presentations on issued related to adolescent or familial substance use
- Alternative to suspension – nicotine, alcohol and drug education and intervention
- Drug and Alcohol awareness campaigns
- Consultation services
Student Assistance Program
The Student Assistance Program (Children of Substance Abuse) is designed for youth, who are affected by a loved one’s use of alcohol and/or other drugs, within the home.
Cost: Free to all participants
When: Every Monday 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Lisa Goodwin, OCPSA, CDCA
Contact: (440) 989-5904 or use our contact form
All youth participating in this confidential group, will receive education on helpful information regarding alcohol/drug and substance abuse related topics. Youth will have the opportunity to engage with other youth, while facilitated by a Certified Prevention Specialist from The LCADA Way. Other topics include:
- What is Substance Abuse and Substance Abuse Disorder
- Coping Skills
- Resiliency Training
- Communication and Boundaries
- Decision Making
- Healthy Relationships
The referral process for the Student Assistance Program can vary depending on the individuals and their circumstances. It will be up to each school to determine if a consent form is needed. Referrals may be initiated in the following manner:
- Self-referral by a student or parent.
- School referral by a school principal, guidance counselor, teacher, coach, etc.