D.A.R.E. Michigan Training Center

Description:

MSU's School of Criminal Justice heads up the D.A.R.E. Michigan Training Center, which serves as a resource for police officers to bring a clear, comprehensive, and consistent K-12 D.A.R.E. message to kids in Michigan's classrooms to enhance children's development of healthy positive behaviors. Goals of the Center include:

  • Communicating the D.A.R.E. message through elementary, junior high, and senior high curricula;
  • Establishing statewide awareness of the D.A.R.E. program and how it can assist the fight against drugs and violence in schools and communities;
  • Serving as an information resource for the accumulation, interpretation, and dissemination of the D.A.R.E message; and
  • Offering the best training and technical assistance to provide schools and communities with quality D.A.R.E. police officers.

The Center is also involved in the evaluation of the New D.A.R.E Program curricula, which will be administered to middle school and high schools in six cities across the country.

Location:

Baker Hall, 655 Auditorium Road, Room 560, East Lansing, MI  48824

Audience:

Police officers; K-12 administrators

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