245 N. Placer Ave.

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

M-TH 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Phone: 208-529-2923

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Botvin Lifeskills


The Botvin Lifeskills is a groundbreaking substance abuse and violence prevention program based on 35 years of rigorous scientific research. It helps kids resist drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and effectively supports the reduction of violence and other high-risk behaviors

Learning Objectives

Personal Self-Management Skills

General Social Skills

Drug Resistance Skills

Grades 6-9

30-45 minute class sessions

Program Structure

15 Lessons:

Self-Image and Self-improvement

Making Decisions (2 days)

Smoking: Myths and Realities

Marijuana: Myths and Realities


Coping with Anxiety (2 days)

Communication Skills

Social Skills (2 days)

Assertiveness (2 days)

Feb 6th-Complete activity on pg. 44
Feb 20th-Read pgs. 47-49 Complete activity on pg. 51
Feb 24th-TBD
Feb 25th-TBD
Feb 27th-TBD
Mar 2nd-TBD
Mar 3rd-TBD
Swan Valley