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Prevention Services for the Community
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CFPC’s lending library houses hundreds of videos, books, research materials and school curricula. A large variety of pamphlets is available to schools, businesses and the medical and social service communities. Visit our Resource Center “in-person” or go to CFPC’s website at www.centerforprevention.org for information including a Sussex County 12-Step meeting list, newsletters, current events and great links to other addiction-related resources. For more information, call the Center at 973-383-4787 or email Resource Center.
CFPC is a countywide substance abuse Information and Referral Center. CFPC’s professional staff offers impartial referrals to detoxification programs, long/short term treatment and 12-Step meetings. For information or a referral, call the Center at 973-383-4787 or contact Information/Referral by email.
CFPC offers workshops for recertification and initial certifications for CPS (Certified Prevention Specialist) and LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). ALL classes are submitted for approval to the Certification Board of NJ and may be used for CADC, LCADC, LPC, CPS and MFT (Marriage and Family Therapist) recertification. Additionally, the courses meet the requirements of the NJ Department of Education for Professional Development Hours and many are approved by the NJ Board of Social Work. Limited scholarships are available. A brochure and registration information are available on our website (www.centerforprevention.org) or will be mailed upon request. CADC (Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor) classes are offered in our Newton office through the New Jersey Prevention Network. To access a listing of CADC classes, go to www.njpn.org. For more information, call 973-383-4787 or contact us by email for questions or registration information.
As part of NJ’s tobacco control effort, this prevention effort focuses on policy, advocacy, youth education and environmental tobacco smoke in Sussex County. The effort also focuses on the connection between diabetes and smoking in NJ’s eight northern counties. For more information, call 973-383-4787 or contact us by email for questions about this program.
CFPC offers programs for schools, parents, civic and church groups. Topics include current drug trends, children of alcoholics, suicide prevention, asset-building, cyber-bullying, codependency, “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” initiative and others. Programs are customized to meet the needs of any group. Several topics are designed specifically for young children and teens. Call for a fee schedule or possible grant funding. Call 973-383-4787 for more information or email Speakers Bureau.
This project is designed to reduce the consequences that arise from the use of alcohol and other drugs among 18-25 year olds in Sussex County. To accomplish this goal, key partnerships exist with Sussex County Community College and the Sussex County Police Chiefs Association. For more information call 973-383-4787 or email Strategic Prevention Framework Project.
This project, led by community stakeholders, is being implemented in Hopatcong. It is a multi-pronged, community-based program designed to decrease high risk drinking patterns among all age groups, thereby decreasing DUI’s, violence and binge drinking. In addition to a community-based coalition, a youth coalition designs and implements a variety of environmental strategies.For more information contact CFPC at 973-383-4787 or email Community Trials Intervention Project.
The Coalition was founded by concerned local citizens in 1998 to support healthy youth development and protect against problem behaviors in adolescence by reducing risk factors and enhancing protective factors in children’s lives.
The Vernon Coalition, funded through a Federal Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant and administered by CFPC, works to reduce youth use of drugs through extensive community collaborations and youth involvement. For more information call 973-383-4787 or email the Vernon Coalition.
This project is an innovative collaboration between CFPC and United Way of Northern NJ. Through education, skill building and mentoring, FSP assists Sussex County residents in increasing their financial knowledge, building savings, and attaining assets. As part of FSP, CFPC is joining forces with NORWESCAP RSVP, United Way of Northern NJ, and the IRS to assist in providing tax preparation for low to moderate income individuals and families in Sussex County at no cost through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For information about this group, call CFPC at 973-383-4787 or email Financial Stability.
This initiative was created for those in recovery and those affected by a loved one’s addiction whose primary focus is to mobilize and support the recovery effort for the health and well-being of all. For more information, call 973-383-4787 or email Recovery Lane.
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