Product implementation training

MSPP: Model Smoking Prevention Program

MSPP is an evidence-based curriculum that will help to prevent the use of tobacco among middle school age youth. It is a well-researched, highly regarded program that provides six sessions filled with classroom activities facilitated by trained peer leaders.

Who Should Attend:
Classroom teachers
Prevention coordinators

Training for MSPP will prepare adults to deliver the MSPP curriculum with confidence.  Participants will have the opportunity to review the curriculum, participate in various classroom activities, practice presenting sessions, and discuss implementation with their colleagues and the MSPP trainer.    

After participating in this one-day training program, participants will be able to:

  • Give current data on adolescent tobacco use
  • Describe the evidence-based approaches used in MSPP to delay onset of tobacco use and/or to encourage young people to not use tobacco
  • Effectively deliver the MSPP curriculum to young people
  • Train peer leaders to assist in delivering the MSPP curriculum
  • Describe a comprehensive community approach to tobacco use prevention
  • Involve the community in order to reinforce the no-use messages given in the curriculum


8:00    Registration
8:30    Introduction, Overview and Expectations
           Tobacco Use among Youth
           Curriculum Tour

           What is MSPP?
           Peer Leadership

10:30  Session 1 Modeling
           Process Session—Ideas to enhance; list them
           Assign/Volunteer Sessions 2-5
           Discuss steps for presenting

1:00    Sessions 2-6 Modeling
           Booster Sessions
           Community wide intervention        
           Wrap up

3:15    Adjourn

Contracted trainings for MSPP are available, email, or call 800-328-9000.