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Assisting in Rehabilitating Kids (ARK)

Program Overview


Janet St. Lawrence, Ph.D.


Program Summary

Assisting in Rehabilitating Kids (ARK) is an intervention for substance dependent youth designed to increase abstinence and safer sex practices, and reduce risky sex behaviors. The intervention is delivered in small groups after the participants' initial detoxification in the drug treatment facilities. Delivery methods include games, group discusion, lectures, practice, and training. ARK is adapted from the Becoming a Responsible Teen (BART) program.


Target Population

The program was designed for substance dependent adolescents.


Program Setting


Contact and Availability Information

For curriculum, materials, and pricing information, please contact:

Dr. Janet St. Lawrence
Mississippi State University, Meridian
1000 Highway 19 North
Meridian, MS 39308

For training and support, please contact:

Not Available for Implementation.

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: No

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: No

Languages available: English