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Promising Program Seal

SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness

Blueprints Program Rating: Promising

A health promotion program that highlights the positive image benefits of an active lifestyle to reduce the use of alcohol, tobacco and drug use by high school students in addition to improving their overall physical health.

Initial Training and Technical Assistance

SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) is provided to adolescents by staff from high schools, community groups, and clinics. In-person program instructor/implementer training with program materials is available to a minimum of eight staff at workshops costing $5,984 plus travel. In-person Training of Trainers (TOT) workshops with program and training materials are available to a minimum of four staff costing $5,992 plus travel. Webinar training costs $499 per trainee and includes the cost of program materials; however, this form of training was not used in the evaluations and is not certified by Blueprints.

Curriculum and Materials

Program materials including program manual, digital downloads of reproducible materials and PowerPoint slides are included in the cost of in-person training.

Materials Available in Other Language: A parent letter and four parent-youth flyers are available in Spanish at no additional cost.

Licensing

Certification testing after training.

Other Start-Up Costs

None.

Ongoing Curriculum and Materials

None.

Staffing

SPORT PPW is implemented with existing staff at high schools and community groups and clinics.

Other Implementation Costs

None.

Ongoing Training and Technical Assistance

Program support by email and phone.

Fidelity Monitoring and Evaluation

Fidelity monitoring and outcome evaluation instruments included in program materials.

Ongoing License Fees

None.

Year One Cost Example

As an example, a school district with two high schools, each with 4 staff in its student health clinic who see all incoming students, could offer SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness.

In-person training and program materials for 8 staff
$5,984
Trainer travel
$1,000

Total Year One Cost
$6,984

The total cost for the school district to implement the program in Year 1 would be $6,984. The per student expense would be largely dependent on the size of the student population and the number of students accessing the clinics annually.