Increase positive community-police relations & legitimacy of police
iCHAMPS teams of police officers & youth workers teach social emotional learning skills to elementary & middle school students during recess time, physical education classes, & out-of-school time programs.
iCHAMPS instructors provide law enforcement officers & social service/education professionals training on how to improve youth behavior and community relations.
Research & Evaluation
iCHAMPS researchers provide evaluation services to assess community, coordinate implementation efforts & test program effectiveness.
Healthy alternatives to drug use
Resistance techniques to antisocial behaviors
Best practices to prevent youth delinquency
School-based law enforcement practices
Evidence-based policing policies & practices
Better understanding of clients
Strengths & areas of improvement for quality improvement
Effectiveness of services
Life Skills Training (LST) has been found to prevent or reduce:
Tobacco, alcohol, marijuana & illegal drug use
HIV risky behaviors
Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS) has been found to: