Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

STARS Nashville

$17,000
Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Dec 1 2011

 Established in 1984, STARS works within our schools and communities to help all students overcome social and emotional barriers to learning.  Through its Student Assistance Program (SAP) it is able to provide loving support to any student dealing with issues of substance abuse, violence, and bullying.  SAP is an evidence-based practice that provides universal, selected and indicated prevention and intervention services. The grant requested in this application will fund Student Assistance Program services within the Glencliff Cluster, including Glencliff High School and Wright Middle School. -23 out of 45 (50%) of high school and middle school students will demonstrate an improvement in paying attention at school, work and home which fosters positive relationships and a sense of connection. -14 out of 45 (30%) of high school and middle school students will demonstrate a reduction in disagreements that involve pushing, grabbing or shoving someone indicating the ability to better handle stress and conflict.-2 out of 13 (15%) of high school students will demonstrate a reduction in weekly drug and/or alcohol use which reduces their chances of developing  serious drug and/or alcohol problem as measured the evidence-based assessment tool called the GAIN.

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