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2011-07-19 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Busy professionals can now access prevention education trainings offered online by the leader in the field. Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST), the top-rated substance abuse and violence prevention program, recently added Online Training workshops for the Elementary and Transitions programs to their list of services. The Middle School and High School online workshops have already proven to be a huge success among participants. "The...

2011-03-08 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study has found that Botvin's LifeSkills Training (LST) program is the top evidence-based drug abuse prevention program in the United States, based on use by elementary schools. According to the study, more elementary schools in the US choose to use the LST program over all other evidence-based prevention programs. Based on the study, among the evidence-based curricula, LST was the program used most frequently and by the most...

2010-02-25 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) has been selected as a "Top Tier" program by The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. The Top Tier initiative, which is being followed closely by Congress, focuses on identifying and validating social programs meeting the highest standard of evidence of effectiveness. LST is a substance abuse and violence prevention program that has been extensively tested and proven to produce "sizeable and sustained effects" on...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.