Project Amp: Youth-Centered, Evidence-Informed Prevention and Early Intervention
December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Project Amp utilizes near-age peer mentors to implement a strength based, trauma-informed and recovery-focused substance use prevention and early intervention model with youth. Core elements of Project Amp include motivational interviewing, person-centeredness, building trusting relationships based on shared lived experience, connecting with social supports, and navigating conversations on strengths, goals, coping, alcohol and drug use, and well-being. Project Amp is an innovative model with emerging evidence for effectiveness and successful implementation in schools and communities.