Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2010-2011 - 1st Quarter
Recipient Name: JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF NEW BRUNSWICK (THE)
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2010-05-04
Value: $395,751.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: This project will develop, implement and pilot the Strengthening Families Program (SFP) in 3 culturally distinct New Brunswick Communities - Campbellton (rural francophone), Tobique (First Nations) and Saint John (urban). This program is a family based service addressing the illicit drug use of youth involved with the criminal justice system. Parents and youth participate both separately and together in fourteen, 2-hour group sessions that include science-based parenting skills, youth life skills, and family life skills as well as informal family practice time and group leader coaching. The SFP is a fully accredited model program, nationally and internationally recognized as a best practice for its success with youth aged 12-18 years involved in illicit drug use and/or abuse. The program provides accredited training for the coordinators and facilitators (undertaken in Phase I) to ensure accuracy of service expectations and consistency for evaluative measures between program delivery sites.
Comments: Multi-year Project: from 20102011 to 20122013
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