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TO RESIST DRUGS & VIOLENCE. Facts about D.A.R.E. D.A.R.E. was established in 1983 D.A.R.E. was established in 1983 D.A.R.E. is taught by specially trained.

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1 TO RESIST DRUGS & VIOLENCE

2 Facts about D.A.R.E. D.A.R.E. was established in 1983 D.A.R.E. was established in 1983 D.A.R.E. is taught by specially trained police officers D.A.R.E. is taught by specially trained police officers D.A.R.E. is taught in over 40 countries D.A.R.E. is taught in over 40 countries The D.A.R.E. Programs include Elementary school, Middle school, High school, DARE Plus and Parent Program The D.A.R.E. Programs include Elementary school, Middle school, High school, DARE Plus and Parent Program D.A.R.E. is a partnership between schools, police and parents D.A.R.E. is a partnership between schools, police and parents

3 The officers in D.A.R.E. receive special training Each officer must attend and graduate from a two week training program prior to teaching Each officer must attend and graduate from a two week training program prior to teaching The officer attends yearly state and National Training Seminars The officer attends yearly state and National Training Seminars The training includes updates on drugs, gangs, Internet safety, S.R.O., teaching techniques and a variety of other topics The training includes updates on drugs, gangs, Internet safety, S.R.O., teaching techniques and a variety of other topics

4 Local D.A.R.E. programs Specially trained retired/ active police officers or deputies teach the program Specially trained retired/ active police officers or deputies teach the program A joint cooperation between the locals and the police/sheriff’s office. A joint cooperation between the locals and the police/sheriff’s office. Taught in schools that request the program Taught in schools that request the program Over 26 million students taught yearly throughout the country Over 26 million students taught yearly throughout the country

5 D.A.R.E. is funded through: City budgets City budgets School budgets School budgets Service groups Service groups Fundraising events Fundraising events Private donations Private donations

6 The students in D.A.R.E. learn: Decision making skills Decision making skills Facts about drugs Facts about drugs The influence of the media The influence of the media How to resist peer pressure How to resist peer pressure Ways to stay in charge of their lives Ways to stay in charge of their lives How to be good citizens in their communities How to be good citizens in their communities

7 Supplemental lessons are available Bullying Bullying Role models Role models Gangs Gangs Prescription drugs Prescription drugs Internet safety Internet safety

8 In order to graduate from D.A.R.E. the students must: Complete a student workbook Complete a student workbook Have good attendance Have good attendance Follow the D.A.R.E. and school rules Follow the D.A.R.E. and school rules Be good role models Be good role models Be a good citizens (no bullying allowed) Be a good citizens (no bullying allowed) Write a D.A.R.E. essay Write a D.A.R.E. essay

9 D.A.R.E. Culminations include: Awards for the students Awards for the students Songs and/or skits by the students Songs and/or skits by the students A drug-free pledge A drug-free pledge Student(s) reading their D.A.R.E. essay Student(s) reading their D.A.R.E. essay Attendance by community leaders Attendance by community leaders

10 The students participate in community service projects Visiting retirement centers Visiting retirement centers Collecting canned food for needy families Collecting canned food for needy families Writing letters of support for our troops Writing letters of support for our troops Donating books to children’s hospitals Donating books to children’s hospitals Cleaning and refurbishing local parks, schools and community centers Cleaning and refurbishing local parks, schools and community centers

11 D.A.R.E. gives the students wonderful opportunities D.A.R.E. Days with sports teams D.A.R.E. Days with sports teams Discount tickets to local amusement parks Discount tickets to local amusement parks Discount coupons to restaurants and other food locations Discount coupons to restaurants and other food locations Attend/ participate in special community events Attend/ participate in special community events These allow the students to participate in positive alternatives These allow the students to participate in positive alternatives

12 How can you help? Make a donation to your local D.A.R.E. program Make a donation to your local D.A.R.E. program Volunteer to assist with culminations or events Volunteer to assist with culminations or events Write letters to local officials in support of D.A.R.E. Write letters to local officials in support of D.A.R.E. Help organize a fundraiser for D.A.R.E. Help organize a fundraiser for D.A.R.E.

13 For more information Contact your local D.A.R.E. Officer Contact your local D.A.R.E. Officer D.A.R.E. America D.A.R.E. America Visit Visit


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