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Children’s Aid Society (CAS) –Carrera Program

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Main Message: Program encouraged teens to think about the plan for their futures. One part of that message was that they should abstain from sex or use contraception consistently. 

Target Population: At risk high school students between 13-15 years old.

Length:Three years; three hours per day year round. 

Program Size: 50 participants; full time coordinator, part time employees and volunteers.


  1. Job Club
  2. Daily Academic Assistance
  3. Weekly information on sex and related topics based on students’ age and developmental level
  4. Performing arts workshops to build self confidence
  5. Individual sports
  6. Social worker provided weekly mental health and counseling
  7. Medical care provided off site arranged by program staff