ERIC Number: ED278925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
10 Steps to Help Your Pre-Teen Say "No."
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol Information (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
This booklet is one of two publications designed to assist parents in guiding their preadolescents away from experimentation with alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, while enhancing the parent-child relationship. The book is divided into 10 steps: (1) talk with your child about alcohol; (2) learn to really listen to your child; (3) help your child feel good about himself or herself; (4) help your child develop strong values; (5) be a good model or example; (6) help your pre-teen deal with peer pressure; (7) make family policies that help your child say "no;" (8) encourage healthy, creative activities; (9) team up with other parents; and (10) know what to do if you suspect a problem. A conclusion and review section lists, in outline form, the 10 steps to help preadolescents say"no" to alcohol and other drugs, and key points of each step. Resource groups that can provide additional information to parents are listed and references are included. A special note to group leaders is provided for readers intending to use this publication in workshops to enhance parenting and general communication skills. (NB)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Peer Influence, Preadolescents, Prevention
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Alcohol Information (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
Note: For related document, see CG 019 703.