Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Funding Opportunity: CU Boulder offering grant to Colorado school to implement Botvin LifeSkills Training


Attention Colorado Educators!

The University of Colorado Boulder is offering a grant to Colorado schools to implement the evidence-informed Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) High School program to students in grade 9. LST High School is a 10-session, universal substance abuse and violence prevention program that promotes social-emotional development. Through 45-minute interactive sessions, students learn:

  • Personal Self-Management Skills: Enhance self-esteem, learn problem solving, reduce stress and anxiety, and manage anger.
  • General Social Skills: Meet challenges such as overcoming shyness, communicating clearly, building relationships, and avoiding violence.
  • Drug Resistance Skills: Resist pressures to use tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.

Selected schools will implement the program in either Fall 2022 or Fall 2024 and will receive instructor training workshopsprogram materialsimplementation support, and financial incentives.

View the grant flyer and program overview below for additional details, and visit the program grant site here for more information

To apply, complete a brief online grant application by January 31, 2022. For most school systems, the application takes less than 30 minutes, and assistance is available upon request.