InShape PPW Program for Young Adults


Regular price $ 499.00

Welcome to InShape Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW)InShape PPW is a quick and easy to use brief intervention for professionals, peer leaders and others who want to prevent substance abuse and promote protective wellness lifestyles and positive identities among young adults.  

InShape PPW has undergone rigorous research evaluating its effectiveness for preventing young adult substance abuse and increasing healthy habits.  It is listed as an evidence-based program on the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development and other evidence-based registries.  Furthermore, it utilizes an evidence-based practices screening and brief intervention format. 

InShape PPW is the only single-session substance abuse prevention program designed to increase wellness-enhancing behaviors including physical activity, healthy eating, getting adequate sleep, and practicing stress control.  It can be implemented in any setting where young adults are found.  

InShape PPW is based on the Behavior-Image Model, a marketing-related framework that targets naturally motivating positive peer and desired future images to increase multiple health behavior goal setting which in turn increases self-regulation skills of participants.  

InShape PPW is highly flexible and can be used as a stand-alone program, or as an add-on component to other prevention, health, sports, fitness, recreation, education, or intervention or treatment programs.  It takes less than 60 minutes to implement. 

The InShape PPW program was designed to help young adults look and feel more active, fit and healthy by having them:

  1. Identify wellness enhancing behaviors, along with drug use habits that interfere with reaching wellness behavior goals and positive self-images;
  2. Become aware of positive images of young people engaged in wellness promoting behaviors, and desired images of themselves in the future; and
  3. Make a commitment to set and monitor multiple goals to increase wellness promoting behaviors, while avoiding wellness harming substance abuse. 

Your InShape PPW manual and program contain the following materials:   

  • Step-by-step implementation directions;
  • A self-administered wellness behavior screening survey;
  • Scripts for providing an individual one-on-one or optional group lesson that use positive image content linking wellness and substance use behaviors;
  • Set of colorful slides with illustrations of young adults modeling wellness habits;
  • Goal plan and contract for motivating multiple behavior change;
  • Optional group exercise to increase classroom interaction during the group lesson;
  • Scannable screening survey addenda and feedback survey to evaluate program implementation fidelity and effectiveness;
  • Instructor’s survey to assess the quality of the lesson presentation;
  • Fidelity checklist to increase implementation reliability;
  • Optional wellness and substance abuse resources for participants and teachers/parents to extend and sustain the program;
  • Digital download of reproducible materials and customizable PowerPoint slides;
  • Phone and email program support; and
  • Separate online and onsite certified training workshops to learn to provide the InShape PPW program, or train others to implement it, with fidelity and maximum effectiveness. 

We know you will find InShape PPW an easy, enjoyable and effective way to promote fit, healthy and substance abuse-free lifestyles among your young adults. 

Order this program with 2-hours live online training for implementers for just $199: https://preventionpluswellness.com/collections/live-online-ppw-program-training/products/live-online-certified-program-implementer-training