PROSPER in Susquehanna County

Forest City

Forest City Regional School District is a public school district that serves 780 students in grades PK, K-12 residing in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania. The district’s population was 5,095 at the time of the 2010 United States Census. The Forest City Regional School District brought the PROSPER model to their district in 2019 with two evidence-based prevention programs including the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14, offered in the evening for 5th & 6th graders and their parents and caregivers, and LifeSkills Training, taught during the school day by trained drug and alcohol prevention specialists.
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Congratulations to our graduating families from our Fall 2021 Strengthening Families Program: 10-14!
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Supporting Families

Look for our Strengthening Families Program: 10-14 to return Fall 2022!
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Supporting Kids

LifeSkills Training is a 15-lesson curriculum taught in 4th-6th grade during the school day by trained staff. Students develop resistance to peer pressure, develop positive self-image, and build problem-solving and effective communication skills to help them navigate conflicts.
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Scaling Back Screen Time

Quick check: how many hours have you spent looking at a screen in the past 24 hours? How about the past 48 hours? We have all likely heard the adverse… Read More »

Bringing PROSPER to Susquehanna County

Are you interested in bringing PROSPER to your school district? Penn State Extension is looking for dedicated schools and communities to partner with to expand their youth and family-building programming… Read More »