NuVision Human Services, Inc.

"Strengthening Youth, Families and Organizations"

Mission Statement

NuVision Human Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization. Our mission is to enhance the development of youth, families and community organizations by providing quality training, consulting, professional development and delivery of programs and services that meet essential social, emotional and educational needs.

Program Services:

Too Good For Drugs

This program is taught to students in kindergarten thru 8th grade. The program teaches them the skills they need to make good decisions when facing challenges of stress, peer pressure and temptation. Program Topic include Goal Setting, Decision Making, Bonding with Others, Identifying and Managing Emotions and Communications effectively.

Protecting You, Protecting Me

This program is an innovative, alcohol-use prevention program for children in grades 1 through 5. It is designed to capture children's attention and to educate them prior to their teenage years, which research indicates is the time that experimentation with drugs is likely to begin. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention has designated this program as a model program. The curriculum utilizes current brain research to teach children how to protect themselves and make informed decisions about alcohol. Strategies used to teach the skills and information through group activities, structured discussions, role-plays, exploring real life topics and issues and parent involvement.  The lessons vary in length and are appropriate for each grade level.  First and second grade lessons range from 20-25 minutes while lessons for upper grades range from 45-50 minutes.

Life Skills Training

This program is recognized as a model program by several governmental agencies including the United States Department of Education. This program is a research-based substance abuse prevention program proven to decrease the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse and violence.  It targets the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. This comprehensive program provides young people in grades 3 through 10 with the confidence and skills necessary to handle challenging situations.  Life Skill promotes healthy alternatives to risky behavior through activities designed to show students how to: resist social pressures, develop self-esteem and build self-confidence, cope with anxiety, manage anger and prevent a variety of other risky behaviors.  All lessons are age appropriate and range from 30-40 minutes for the elementary grades and 45-50 minutes for the middle and high school grades.

Future Services

Future programs are planned to include teen pregnancy prevention, bullying prevention, and teen suicide education prevention services. To schedule presentations, contact Dr. Bobbie Stevenson at nuvisioninc@yahoo.com.