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The Sutter County Superintendent of Schools, Student Support and Outreach (SSO) offer and provide Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) grant programs funded by California Department of Education.  

1.) TOBACCO EDUCATION AND PREVENTION

TUPE Continuum
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREVENTION and INTERVENTION

Project SUCCESS

Prevention Education:  Total of 8 lessons

Individual Assessment:  Total of 3-4 sessions

Prevention & Intervention Groups:  Total of 3-12 sessions

 

Implemented by SSO Staff

INTERVENTION

 

Brief Intervention

 

 

TAP/TEG

Cessation Program

Referral Based Intervention

2-4 sessions

one-on-one

 

In lieu of suspension and/or in addition to suspension, student is referred when caught with a substance.  Use online referral link:

http://bit.do/ipp-bi-referral

 

Cessation Program:  Referral based with groups of no more than 8 students.

 

Total of 8 sessions

 

Self-referral program for students who want to quit smoking

2.) CALIFORNIA HEALTHY KIDS SURVEY (CHKS)

The Sutter County Superintendent of Schools - Intervention and Prevention Programs were a part of the pilot project of the California Healthy Kids Survey in 1994.  The CHKS is used to measure TUPE program effectiveness.  

 

In Addition, the CHKS, School Climate Staff Survey and Parent Survey is designed to meet multiple LCAP Priorities:

  • School Climate
  • Pupil Engagement
  • Parent Involvement
  • Facilities
 

The CHKS consists of topical modules appropriate for grades 4 and above. In California, the Department of Education requires that all schools in compliance with NCLB Title IV and TUPE funding conduct the district-level CHKS Module A: Core and Module B: Tobacco biennially among students in grades 5, 7, 9, 11 in continuation and community day schools.

 

The CHKS enables our schools and community to collect and analyze valuable data regarding our local youth behaviors that are barriers to learning, such as substance use, violence, and bullying, as well as school safety, connectedness, and the level of developmental supports that the schools provide students. Schools are also provided technical assistance in using this information to guide program decision-making and monitoring their progress in meeting student needs.

 

For further information regarding CHKS, visit their website here

 

3.) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

Teachers: Trained to deliver the Project Alert, Project TND and Youth Development curriculum and prevention strategies.

Families and Community: Trained on ways to collaborate to change community and family norms regarding tobacco use.

 

4.) COMMUNITY PARTNERS 

  • CATCH Coalition
  • Sutter County Tobacco Control Group
  • California Department of Education - TUPE Coordinator Committees
  • Sutter County Juvenile, Justice Commission

CONTACT

Virginia Burns
Director, County TUPE Coordinator
530-822-2969
 
Baljit Liddar
Administrative Secretary
530-822-2968
Email
 
Jose Vasquez
Intervention/Prevention Specialist
530-822-2977

NEWS RELEASE

  • Study showing success of CDE Tobacco-Use Prevention Programs