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Program Details
Cost
Ages
Evidence-Based
Duration
Versions
Free to U.S. Schools
Thanks to support from donors and lead sponsor, CVS Health
10-18 Years / Grades 5-12
Can be taught in one or multiple grades
Shown to significantly reduce the likelihood of vaping in the year following program implementation
(Kelder, S. H. et al. 2020)
4 Lessons / version
30-40 mins / lesson
  • • 5th Grade
  • • 6th Grade
  • • 7th - 8th Grade
  • • 9th - 12th Grade

Featured On
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  • https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/09/health/juul-teen-vape-debate/index.html
  • https://www.edutopia.org/article/schools-respond-rise-student-vaping
  • https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/03/juul-e-cigarettes-popularity-among-teens-concerns-schools-fda.html
  • https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4751445/catch-breath-axios
  • http://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/new-program-helps-prevent-use-of-e-cigarettes-in-schools

Program Features

  • Parent Resources

    CATCH My Breath Parent Page contains a presentation and educational resources for parents to stay informed. Also available en Español.

  • Slideshows & Videos

    Engaging multimedia embedded into each lesson. Slideshows include teacher's notes to reduce preparation needed.

  • Grassroots Team

    A "Stand with CATCH My Breath" grassroots team helps parents, teachers, public health professionals, and concerned citizens stay informed.

  • Service Learning Projects

    Projects designed to help middle and high students make a meaningful impact in their community by preventing youth vaping.

New Premium Feature • Distance Learning Resource

6th Grade CATCH My Breath Video Lessons

All four CATCH My Breath 6th grade sessions are now available for purchase in video format.

Used by Top Districts Nationwide
– Including –


  • https://www.dallasisd.org/
  • https://www.wearecms.com/
  • https://www.knoxschools.org/
  • https://www.warehamps.org/


Training Options

In-Service

Participants who complete this training will be trained to implement the CATCH My Breath program within their community.

1 Day  /  1.5 Hours
Live webinar format
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) documentation available upon request

Topics

Youth vaping epidemic
E-cigarette laws and policies
Links between vaping, lung health, and infectious diseases, like coronavirus
CATCH My Breath curriculum
Distance-learning implementation

Train-the-Trainer

Participants who complete this training and pass the open-book exam will be certified to facilitate the teacher in-service training within the community they serve.

2 Days  /  2.5-Hour Session & 2-Hour Session
Live webinar format
Open-book final exam
Exam may be used as supporting documentation for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Topics

Youth vaping epidemic
E-cigarette laws and policies
Links between vaping, lung health, and infectious diseases, like coronavirus
CATCH My Breath curriculum
Distance-learning implementation
Need for health and prevention programs in school / after-school / summer / recreational settings
History of CATCH and CATCH My Breath Program
How to deliver an in-service training
Best-practices & policies for successful implementation
Training session modeling and practice

What People Are Saying

Tennessee
"This is a well done, much needed, and welcome resource! ...Thank you for your hard work in this challenging area."

CATCH My Breath Educator

Tennessee

Florida
"The CATCH.org site offers an amazing amount of guidance and will help to guide us and educate parents, teachers and students."

CATCH My Breath Parent

Florida

Rhode Island
“I learned a lot about the harmful chemicals in vaping products... learning this makes me want to NOT do it even more.”

CATCH My Breath Student

Rhode Island

View Content:

CATCH K-5 Curriculum Bundle
( K / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4/ 5 )

Description:

Provides all teachers at one campus online access to the entire CATCH K-5 classroom curriculum. Take & save notes on individual lessons, tag your favorite lessons or activities, and easily print or download materials.


Hard copy required? No*

*Notice: As of September 1, 2019, owning a hard copy will no longer be a requirement for purchasing CATCH.org K-8 curriculum subscriptions. Owners of hard copy curriculum can purchase or extend a K-8 license with a 50% discount ($100/2 years) through August 31, 2019.

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CATCH® programs, including CATCH My Breath, are disseminated by CATCH Global Foundation under license. Organizations may not charge for, nor profit from, the teaching, implementation, or use of any CATCH programs.