Actively Caring in High Schools

strategic prevention framework with youth

Actively Caring is a youth-led program for high school students to change school climate and culture.  Prevention specialists support KRL College Fellows, who use Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s SAMHSA) Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) to guide high school students through each of the five stages: assess, plan, capacity, implement and evaluate.  The program also considers individuals' psychological preference toward prevention or prevention thinking.