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Left: Richard Clayton, PhD, Previous Director of the Center for Prevention Research at the University of Kentucky; Endowed Chair in Health Education & Health Promotion in the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health; Professor Emeritus.
Right: David L. Wyrick, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health Education, UNC Greensboro; President, Prevention Strategies.

Left to right: Dr. David Wyrick, Lead Developer of the United States D.A.R.E. High School Curriculum; Dr. Richard Clayton, Chair to the D.A.R.E. Scientific Advisory Board and Member of the D.A.R.E. National/International Board of Directors; Mark Medford, D.A.R.E. America Director for the Northeast Region; and Adam Lustig, Director for the NSBA (National School Boards Association) Center for Safe Schools.

The D.A.R.E. America – National School Board Association webinar conducted by Richard Clayton, PhD and David L. Wyrick, PhD on August 13, 2019 is now online to view along with the PowerPoint presentation. Audio starts about 45 seconds in and PowerPoint presentations begin about 12 minutes into the webinar.

This webinar will help the listener understand the evidence and theoretical base underlying Prevention Science, identifying the D.A.R.E. curricula as a model program. The D.A.R.E. curricula focuses on providing cutting edge instruction that helps prevent drug use by developing basic, core Socio-Emotional skills needed for safe and responsible choices. Dr. David L. Wyrick and Dr. Richard Clayton discuss both the critical elements in the logic models supporting the elementary, middle, and high school curricula as well as the research findings related to D.A.R.E.

To view the webinar recording, you will need to register with your name and email address.

D.A.R.E. in 2019 – It’s Science & Evidence-Based Curricula

D.A.R.E. in 2019 – It’s Science & Evidence-Based Curricula

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