Smart Moves

Smart Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) is a nationally acclaimed comprehensive prevention program that helps young people resist alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and avoid premature sexual activity. The program features interactive, small-group activities designed to increase participants' peer support, enhance life skills, build resiliency and strengthen leadership skills. This year-round program uses age-specific modules than engage Club staff, parents, community members and older teen members in a team approach to prevention.

Accepted to the Portfolio: January 2012

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Target Outcomes

Short Term Outcomes

  • Increased self-esteem
  • Improved social skills
  • Increased understanding of the risks associated with drug, alcohol and tobacco use
  • Increased understanding of the healthy sexual behavior

Long Term Outcomes

  • Decreased tobacco, alcohol and drug abuse
  • Decreased teen pregnancy

Target Population


  • Kindergarten  - 12th Grade

Service Area


  • Southeast (District 1)
  • Southwest (District 2)
  • Central (District 3)
  • Northeast (District 4)
  • Northwest (District 5)

    Program Implementers

    The following organizations implement this program locally:

    Boys and Giirls Club

    Boys and Girls Clubs of Marin and Southern Sonoma 
    Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley

    Program Funders

    Many thanks to the following funders for making this program possible.

    • Unknown