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Positive Action Curriculum

Our team of in-school prevention specialist/educators teach the renowned Positive Action curriculum which involves a three-step process for learning the material. When a student has a positive thought, it can lead to a positive action which produces positive feelings. 

The curriculum has at its core the idea that these three steps are the foundation for the overarching philosophy that when students make positive actions, they feel better about themselves. High self-esteem often results in better grades and healthier social interaction.

Ultimately, the goal is to equip students with good decision-making skills that prevent them from becoming involved with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

The Positive Action curriculum is a kit for every grade level from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Our prevention specialist educators customize the scripted lessons depending on class size and profile. The goal is to honor the essence of the program which emphasizes actions that promote healthy thoughts, actions and feelings.

Prevention Education Team


Student Testimonials

“This class taught me how to respect myself and how drugs can harm me.”  Truman Middle School, Grand Prairie

"I really learned a lot from this class/session. I learned certain drugs that are harmful and I can say that it helped me to look forward to a bright future." Truman Middle School, Grand Prairie

"Thank you for teaching me the consequences of drugs, smoking and drinking. I appreciate you helping me and making me laugh." Truman Middle School, Grand Prairie

"I got to know myself better and understand what it means to have self-concept and the sessions we had were great. I feel like I understand others more and vice versa." School Community Guidance Center, Dallas

"I liked the environment overall when we were sharing our thoughts. It felt as if every response was closely examined and accepted." School Community Guidance Center, Dallas

 

 

Teacher/Faculty Testimonials

"I've had the pleasure of observing Ms. Myers work with our students at Village Fair Alternative Center over the past two years and her spirit, knowledge and leadership is making a huge difference with the students.  She's dynamic at what she does and we're fortunate to have her at our campus." Marlon Brooks, Executive Principal, Dallas ISD

"Ms. Myers did an excellent job engaging even the students who were shy or reluctant to participating"

"Ms. Myers communicated well with the students. Great interaction and class participation with students in activities."

"The teacher excelled in helping students think about their future, and how the consequences of every decision they make will affect them."

"Teacher motivated the students to participate in class discussions which resulted in them making better decisions."

Our Impact in the Last Decade

  • People Helped

    130,000

  • Kids Helped

    50,000

  • Sites Served

    50

  • Volunteer Hours

    110,000

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