• Prevention Services

    Contact Information:

    Dr. Debra Fuchs Nadeau, Ed.D., Director
    Phone (845) 295-4030 or e-mail debra.fuchsnadeau@scboces.org


     "Preparing youth for the challenges of life."

    This program is partially grant-funded by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. Activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Assisting districts in the development/enhancement of comprehensive primary prevention intervention programs
    • Networking and collaborating with county, private and state agencies and programs in order to provide and insure services
    • Assisting schools in developing relationships with community agencies
    • Providing related and appropriate resources
    • Coordinating staff development relevant to substance abuse and other related issues such as:

      - Violence prevention
      - Crisis response management
      - Child abuse prevention
      - Health/wellness
      - Conflict resolution
      - Social skills
      - Risk and protective factors

    • Providing assistance in the development/enhancement of substance abuse prevention, drug-free school/violence policies and advisory councils
    • Providing assistance necessary in the process of writing related grants
    • Providing technical assistance and consultation to schools, parents and community in all areas related to chemical dependency, prevention, intervention and treatment

    Parental Resources:


    Additional Programs managed by the Prevention Services Department:


Last Modified on April 16, 2015