Universal Prevention Programs for Adults
BSC’s Universal Prevention Services for Adults is offered to individuals, community organizations, agencies, corporations, businesses and other professionals seeking education in the area of, but not limited to, drinking responsibly. The preventive service’s purpose it to have individuals avoid: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUI), related charges and long and short term financial accountability.
Type of Preventive Service
BSC uses the Prevention Research Institute’s Prime for Life Universal Prevention Program to facilitate DWI and DUI preventive services for adults 18 and older. The course is between 4 ½ and 6 hours with the option for participants to attend either one or two sessions. It is geared to educate and reduce the amount of vehicular related accidents, deaths and financial liability caused by drunk driving and or driving while under the influence of drugs.
What Does the Course Cover?
The Universal Prevention class covers 25 core topics in two units. The Preventive Unit, or Unit One, consists of 13 topics on identifying lifestyles, biological risks and choices. Unit Two, The Protecting Unit, includes 12 topics that explore the effects of drugs and alcohol, the causes of impairment as well as what is acceptable or unacceptable in terms of drinking and drug use according to The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and New York State Laws.
Registration, Payments and Certificate of Completion
The total cost for the Universal Prevention course is $50. The fee includes the registration fee, the class and the required Prime for Life Participant Manual. The fee must be paid at the time of registration and is nonrefundable. Community organizations, corporations, businesses, agencies and other professionals are charged a group rate, which is determined after adding up all participants. Please note that fees are subject to change. BSC does not accept checks. BSC accepts debit and credit cards, or cash. Upon completion, all participants will receive a certificate of completion from the Prime for Life Research Prevention Institute.
Location of Services
BSC hosts classes at 64 Mount Vernon Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. We also travel to provide onsite services.
Sign Up and Inquiries
If interested in Universal Prevention Services for Adults then click on the contact us link and send a request via email to [email protected] , text 347-498-4104 or leave a message on the office line at 914-840-9409. Please leave call back information and give a brief description of your learning expectations and purpose for taking the class. BSC looks forward to empowering you to Raise The Bar & Do-IT- Responsibly and become a better you.