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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)