CAST (Coping and Support Training)

Date: 2007
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Program/Practice, Education/Training Program, Program with Evidence of Effectiveness
Organization:  Reconnecting Youth, Inc.

See the NREPP Listing.


See the NREPP Listing.

CAST (Coping and Support Training) is a school-based small group counseling program for at-risk youth that has demonstrated decreased suicide risk factors among other positive outcomes in adolescents. CAST is conducted over 12 55-minute sessions. It can be delivered by trained teachers, counselors, social workers, or others with similar experience. It is available from Reconnecting Youth, Inc. for a fee.