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Programs
 Warren Coalition provides many programs to educate, inform and involve our Warren County youth.  We partner with other area organizations, law enforcement, schools and businesses to serve the community.

Some of the programs currently provided are:

College Access Network (CAN)

     Provides assistance to students and families to do the following:
            Realize potential and pursue post secondary education
            Explore career and college choices
            Research options and apply to colleges and other institutions
            Locate and apply for scholarships and financial aid 
     Warren Coalition provides First Dollar Scholarships for students who need financial assistance to help with fees for Dual Enrollment, AP Testing, CNA Program and for Blue Ridge Technical School courses. 

SPARK

     Evidence based, structured obesity prevention/intervention program offered at Warren County Middle School and Brighter Futures during PE classes.

Life Skills Program

     Evidence based drug, alcohol and violence prevention program at Warren County High School, Skyline High School, Warren County Middle School and Brighter Futures.

Too Good for Drugs (TGFD)

     Evidence based drug, alcohol and violence prevention program at Warren County High School, Skyline High School, Warren County Middle School and Brighter Futures.

Youth Alcohol & Drug Program/RIGHT TURN

     Educational courses on drugs and alcohol for students who have been court or school referred for having been found in possession of those substances.

Not On Tobacco (NOT)

     NOT is an evidence based smoking cessation program for youth which also teaches skills in communication, problem solving and stress management.

Above the Influence (ATI)

     ATI is a partnership between adults and teams of high school students for creating an environment where underage drinking is NOT a rite of passage.  Teams are also encouraged to be Above the Influence of bullying, drugs, and other negative behavior choices.  Youth participate in community projects and fun activities that promote good choices and provide opportunities for growth and leadership.

Anger Management

     Evidenced based program designed to develop appropriate behavior; the Warren Coalition offers three levels of classes:
             SECOND STEP - ages 14 and under
             SCARE - ages 15 and older
             STEP - Parenting classes for parents of teens
     Warren Coalition also offers Anger Management Sessions for adults age 18 and older.

WAHOO (Working to Affect Healthy Opportunities and Outcomes)

     Community partnership aimed at increasing area youths' physical activity and assisting in maintaining good habits and weight through a variety of self-directed activities.

I'm HAPPY (a Byrne Grant)

    Provides Second Step curriculum to the guidance counselors at E. Wilson Morrison Elementary, A.S. Rhodes Elementary, Ressie Jeffries Elementary and all teams at Warren County Middle School. Second Step is a bullying prevention program.  The Coalition provides small group opportunities to students who have interaction difficulties with other students, stress or anxiety (through the COPE curriculum) at these schools.

Project EASE

   Utilizes the COPE program to provide a 7 session program for students who have depressive symptoms, anxiety or stress related concerns. Available by court referral or referral from Warren County High Schools.

 

Contact the Warren Coalition at (540) 636-6385 - for more information on these and other programs offered!

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