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ERIC Number: ED013225
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Mar
Pages: 76
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Reference Count: 0
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CONFERENCE ON ALCOHOL EDUCATION (WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 29, 1966).
LEE, PHILIP R.; AND OTHERS
PROCEEDINGS FROM A 1966 CONFERENCE ON ALCOHOL EDUCATION ARE REPORTED. THE FUNCTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES OFFICE OF EDUCATION, RELATIVE TO ALCOHOL EDUCATION, AND THE POTENTIAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE 1965 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT TO INNOVATIVE HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE DISCUSSED. CHANGES IN THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF THE UNITED STATES, PREVAILING ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS CONCERNING ALCOHOL, AND THE CORRESPONDING DEVELOPMENT OF ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE SCHOOLS ARE REVIEWED. DATA OBTAINED FROM STUDIES INVOLVING (1) 8,000 MALE AND FEMALE JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, (2) 20,000 INHABITANTS OF AN EASTERN UNITED STATES COMMUNITY, AND (3) PREVIOUS RESEARCH ON ALCOHOL EDUCATION ARE REVIEWED. IMPLICATIONS FOR EXISTING APPROACHES TO HEALTH EDUCATION ARE IDENTIFIED. SUGGESTIONS FOR (1) THE APPLICATION OF ESTABLISHED THEORIES OF LEARNING TO PROGRAMS FOR ALCOHOL EDUCATION AND (2) THE MODIFICATION OF TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO INCLUDE PREPARATION FOR THE TEACHING OF ALCOHOL EDUCATION ARE MADE. IN A SERIES OF PAPERS FROM A PANEL DISCUSSION THE PROBLEM OF ALCOHOL EDUCATION IS CONSIDERED FROM THE STANDPOINT OF THE TEACHER, THE ADMINISTRATOR, AND THE HEALTH EDUCATOR. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $0.45 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Department of Health Education and Welfare