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DARE To Be You

Program Type: Resources - Information or materials that might help develop a program/project in a community but can not be defined as a Best Practice, Promising Practice, or Local Effort.

DARE To Be You (DTBY) is a multilevel, primary prevention program for children 2 to 5 years old and their families. It significantly lowers the risk of future substance abuse and other high risk activities by dramatically improving parent and child protective factors in the areas of communication, problem solving, self esteem, and family skills. Program interventions are designed to: 1) Improve parents' sense of competence and satisfaction with being a parent 2) Provide parents with knowledge and understanding of appropriate child management strategies. 3) Improve parents' and children’s' relationship with their families and peers. 4) Boost children's development levels.

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Name: Jan Miller-Heyl, MS
Site or Location Name: DARE To Be You (DTBY)
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, 215 N. Linden
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-3606