ERIC Number: ED177448
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Drugs in Perspective: Trainer's Manual and Resource Manual.
Link, William E.; And Others
This manual is designed to train those helping professionals working with youth overseas, military personnel, and community service organizations in the area of drug abuse prevention and treatment. The resource modules focus on the following areas of concern: (1) introduction to prevention and treatment; (2) perspectives on substance use and abuse; (3) social and historical contexts for understanding American substance abuse; (4) substance actions; (5) understanding the phenomenon of substance abuse; (6) treatment approaches; (7) prevention approaches and strategies; and (8) closure and evaluation. The trainer's manual provides guidelines and suggestions for lectures, demonstrations, guided group discussions, task group exercises, and optional reading assignments. (Author/HLM)
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Counselors, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Educational Programs, Guides, Medical Services, Prevention, Training Methods
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Resource Manual Stock Number 1724-00344)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. Div. of Resource Development.
Authoring Institution: National Drug Abuse Center for Training and Resource Development, Gaithersburg, MD.