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ERIC Number: ED232108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 243
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Source Book: December 1982/December 1983.
Systems Management Corp., Miami, FL.
This resource book, for drug and alcohol treatment program personnel, provides convenient access to information in all aspects of training; courses developed at government expense are listed along with the organizations that have the capabilities to present them. Short descriptions of 20 courses developed and/or published by the National Drug Abuse Center (NDAC) since 1972, and 15 courses developed at the National Center for Alcohol Education (NCAE) during a similar period, are listed alphabetically by course title. The format for the course listings consists of a description of purpose; statement of program goals, and target training population; description of course content, methodology, and materials; and a description of trainer and time requirements. A comprehensive listing of state training programs and other organizations is also presented, arranged alphabetically by state. Information in this section includes the address of each state's single state agency and state prevention coordinator; the address of the State Training Support Program (STSP), and general and specific descriptions of the functions of the STSP. The book also provides: (1) a description of the American Council on Education (ACE) course accreditation process, and a list of National Training System (NTS) courses recommended for credit by ACE; (2) a listing of federal agencies which operate, support, or provide assistance for drug abuse manpower training programs; (3) a listing of the 1,200 academic institutions participating in the ACE approved credit recommendations program; and (4) a listing of organizations which have offered summer schools, institutes or programs in graduate or undergraduate education in alcohol/drug education. The appendices include a brief history of NIDA'S National Training System, and a listing of the regional despository libraries in each state which have copies of the 26 national level drug abuse training course packages. (MCF)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Systems Management Corp., Miami, FL.