Implementation Training

Available Training's:


  • Building Assets, Reducing Risks
  • Olweus Bullying Prevention Program


  • Safe Dates
  • Too Good for Drugs
  • Project Northland & Class Action
  • Model Smoking Prevention Program


  • Marijuana Brief Intervention
  • Teen Intervene
  • Exploring Trauma
  • Healing Trauma


  • Living in Balance
  • The Matrix Model
  • Twelve Step Facilitation
  • Co-occurring Disorders Program
  • Severe Mental Disorders Program
    (IDDT & IMR)
  • Beyond Trauma
  • CANDIS Marijuana Treatment


  • A New Direction
  • The Matrix Model for Criminal Justice
  • Responsible Decisions DUI Program

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Product Implementation Training

Project Northland

An Alcohol Prevention Program for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade

Product implementation training for Project Northland.Training will help prevention specialists maintain program fidelity and optimize student experience with this research-based program. Training is scheduled regionally on an as-needed basis, or can be scheduled and customized to fit the needs of your major program installation.

Who should attend

  • Classroom teachers
  • Counselors
  • School administrators
  • Parents
  • Community leaders
  • Community resource people
  • Prevention specialists

Participants will be able to

  • discuss comprehensive prevention in relation to Project Northland
  • describe the history and research of the original Project Northland study
  • implement strategies shown to prevent or reduce alcohol use as well as cigarette and other drug use
  • use a research-based curriculum full of text, audiocassettes, comic books, and posters created to appeal to the targeted age groups
  • integrate classroom activities, parent involvement, peer leadership, and community activities to consistently engage kids in prevention
  • shift families, students, and communities toward no-use norms for underage drinking
  • interact with other professionals and educators committed to youth health and safety

Length of training

  • 1 day for each individual grade level, 8:00 - 3:00
  • 2 days for 6th - 8th grade, 8:00 - 3:30



8:00     Welcome/Intro

8:30     Community Issues

9:45     Project Northland Overview

  • Research and Evaluation

12:00   Slick Tracy(6th grade)

  • Parent focus: The program goal is to open the lines of communication around alcohol use between young adolescents and their parents.

2:00     Amazing Alternatives(7th grade) sessions 1, 2, 3, and 4

  • Peer focus:  The program goal is to develop interpersonal and refusal skills and to build positive peer-group influences.

3:15     Closure


8:30     Amazing Alternatives: Sessions 5, 6, 7 and 8

  • Sessions
  • Small group and community projects work
  • Teaching tips and strategies

12:00   Powerlines (8th grade) sessions

  • Community focus: program goal is to introduce students to professional and political groups that influence adolescent alcohol use and to reinforce messages and behaviors learned in Slick Tracy and Amazing Alternatives.

3:15     Closure


For training, consultation and technical assistance please contact Hazelden Publishing at or call 800-328-9000.