TEEN PROJECT® offers kids three opportunities: new skills, new insight into their ability to make smart choices, and a connection with a caring, supportive adult - the Teen Project Facilitator.

The TEEN PROJECT has 4 major goals:

  1. Increase Locus of Control (what I choose determines the outcomes of my life - only I control me. My choices detrmine the quality of my life.)
  2. Opportunity to interact with a caring, structured adult (Teen Project Facilitator).
  3. Specific Skills identified by Resiliency Research.
  4. Support the postitive change within families.

TEEN PROJECT class in progress (Southern California)



View Research Outcomes

When TEEN PROJECT® was taught in conjunction with nationally recognized Parent Project® here's what the researchers wrote:

  • - 33% reduction in number of petitions filed for juvenile offenses
  • - 30% reduction in number of minors on probation for any cause

  • - 20% reduction in number of drug-related probation violations

  • - 24% reduction in number of days spent by youth in detention

In addition, "the school dropout rate fell from 17% to 0%, and school expulsions plummeted from 72 to 0."

OJJDP, Causes & Correlates: Volume IX, Number 1, Sept. 2004, p. 31.