PRIME for Life
PRIME For Life is a research-based program developed by Prevention Research Institute (PRI), a non-profit educational organization headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky. The content of PRIME For Life is based on multi-disciplinary research and contains over 900 bibliographical references. It is the mandated statewide program in Georgia, Iowa, North Dakota, South Carolina, and Utah and delivered through community agencies in more than 45 states. For more than 15 years, PRIME For Life has been tested and developed. Its content is carefully selected to achieve specific attitudinal and behavior change. Information is presented objectively and persuasively using documented research findings rather than opinion, exaggerations or scare tactics.
Instructors receive four days of intensive training to prepare them to deliver PRIME For Life. Skill building and continuing education workshops help instructors maintain their competency, stay updated on the latest research, and develop and enhance their teaching skills. PRI supports instructors with ongoing toll-free program assistance, a regular newsletter, and customized evaluation services.
PRIME For Life is taught in 16 hours spread out over at least 4 classes, the course includes a student self-assessment, individual and group activities.
PRIME For Life, a program for DUI offender education that significantly reduces the rate of recidivism.