The Student Assistance Program (SAP) Team is positioned throughout local school districts in Rensselaer County. SAP's are Master Level Substance Abuse Prevention counselors who utilize science based programming.
This program is funded through New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.
The SAPs at the Elementary Level provide substance abuse prevention to elementary schools. Services include curriculum presentations, assessments, group counseling, referrals, interventions, consultations, science based programs and family programs.
Middle to High School Level
The SAPs at the Middle to High School Level provide short term individual counseling, assessments, crisis intervention, referrals, science based programs and family programs. Services also include educational presentations, consultations with parents, school staff and related community individuals.