RIVERHEAD COMMUNITY AWARENESS PROGRAM INC PROGRAM INC
518 EAST MAIN STREET SUITE 106, RIVERHEAD, NY 11901 riverheadcap.org

Total Revenue
$636,757
Total Expenses
$606,809
Net Assets
$238,092

Organizations Filed Purposes: CAP'S MISSION IS TO REDUCE AND PREVENT ALCOHOL AND OTHER SUBSTANCE ABUSE WITHIN THE RIVERHEAD SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY.

DURING ITS 36TH YEAR (2017-2018), OUR PULASKI STREET PREVENTION/EDUCATION PROGRAM DIRECTLY SERVED OVER 850 FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADE STUDENTS, A TOTAL OF 31 CLASSES EACH MONTH FOR EIGHT MONTHS. A PRE-POST TEST GIVEN AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 2-YEAR DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION PROGRAM DEMONSTRATED HIGHLY STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT OUTCOMES. THAT IS, STUDENTS CLEARLY DEMONSTRATED INCREASED KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE MATERIAL, INCLUDING RISK FACTORS AND REFUSAL SKILLS, WHICH WERE DIRECTLY RELATED TO PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM CONCLUDED WITH THE 33RD ANNUAL SAY NO TO DRUGS MARCH IN WHICH OVER 1,100 STUDENTS, TEACHER, DIGNITARIES AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS WERE IN ATTENDANCE. IN ADDITION, CAP SOCIAL WORKERS PROVIDED WEEKLY PEER LEADERSHIP TRAINING TO OVER 80 HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS TO TEACH THE MONTHLY PULASKI STREET PREVENTION/EDUCATION PROGRAM. CAP ALSO PROVIDED MONTHLY TRAINING TO 25 COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS TO TEACH THE PROGRAM. PEER LEADERS EITHER ASSISTED THE VOLUNTEERS OR THE MORE EXPERIENCED PEER LEADERS EACH MONTH. CAP ALSO PROVIDED A TWO-DAY SUMMER WORKSHOP FOR OVER 40 ADDITIONAL INCOMING MIDDLE SCHOOL PEER LEADERS WITH HIGH SCHOOL PEER LEADERS WHO FACILITATED ACTIVITIES AND A FULL DAY ALCOHOL WORKSHOP.

DURING YEAR 5 OF THE DRUG-FREE COMMUNITIES GRANT PERIOD, THE RIVERHEAD COMMUNITY COALITION FOR SAFE AND DRUG-FREE YOUTH GENERATED 960 ACCOMPLISHMENTS/OUTPUTS DIRECTED TOWARD REDUCING UNDERAGE DRINKING, PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AND MARIJUANA USE, AS WELL AS INCREASING COALITION CAPACITY. THESE INCLUDED 71 COMMUNITY ACTIONS DIRECTED TOWARDS CHANGING POLICIES, PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES; 43 COMMUNITY CHANGES THAT RESULTED FROM THE COMMUNITY ACTIONS; 79 SERVICES PROVIDED TO OVER 62,607 INDIVIDUALS; OVER 4.5 MILLION MEDIA IMPRESSIONS; AND 18 ORGANIZATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS. AREAS OF SUCCESS INCLUDED: THE CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT AND EXPANSION OF THE YOUTH COALITION AND SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF YOUTH COALITION DRIVEN ACTIVITIES; OUTREACH TO BUILD NEW RELATIONSHIPS TO BETTER SERVE THE COMMUNITY; STAFF MEMBERS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF AVAILABLE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING; PROVIDING TIPS TRAINING TO ALCOHOL SERVERS; STRONG ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AND UNDERAGE DRINKING; DEVELOPING NEW COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS AND PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE REACH IN THE COMMUNITY; STRONGER RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS TO ADDRESS ISSUES OF UNDERAGE DRINKING IN THE COMMUNITY; EXPANDING PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP OFF AWARENESS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT RESULTED IN THE COLLECTION OF 1,440 POUNDS OF UNWANTED AND UNUSED MEDICATIONS, AND EXPANDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH NEW COMMUNITY FAIR ORGANIZERS AND ALCOHOL SERVERS TO HELP IMPLEMENT NEW ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS AND TRAIN SERVERS.

DURING THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR, CAP SOCIAL WORKERS PROVIDED INDIVIDUAL, GROUP, AND FAMILY COUNSELING AS WELL AS SIGNIFICANT CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES, ASSESSMENTS AND REFERRALS TO 72 STUDENTS IN RIVERHEAD HIGH SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL AND TWO ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. IN ADDITION, 116 STUDENTS WERE SEEN IN 36 SOCIAL SKILLS GROUPS (TYPICALLY USING EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAMS) IN THE TWO ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. AT LEAST 80% OF THE STUDENTS WHO CONTINUED WITH INDIVIDUAL, GROUP OR FAMILY COUNSELING, OR WHO WERE SEEN FOR CRISIS INTERVENTION, SHOWED IMPROVEMENT IN ONE OR MORE MEASURABLE AREAS. THE ROLE OF SCHOOL BASED PREVENTION COUNSELING IS TO ADDRESS RISK FACTORS FOR FUTURE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND TO TEACH STUDENTS TO UTILIZE APPROPRIATE COPING STRATEGIES.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Felicia Scocozza LmswExecutive Director35$80,007
Peter J SabatDirector0.5$0
Jaqueline BrownDirECTOR0.5$0
Agnes StarkDirector0.5$0
Judith MillerDirector0.5$0
Jill GevinskiDirector0.5$0
Carla HansonDirector0.5$0
Nancy E BingerdIRECTOR0.5$0
Jean LapinskiSecretary0.5$0
Jeanmarie P CostelloTreasurer0.5$0
David J HegermillerVice President0.5$0
W Brian StarkPresident0.5$0

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