ERIC Number: ED298395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Substance Abuse Prevention Education. Special Topic Curriculum Resources Packet.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
This curriculum resources packet provides the most current information available in substance abuse prevention education. Its stated purpose is to assist schools in combating the problem of substance abuse through effective prevention/education programs. These topic areas are discussed: (1) drugs and their effects; (2) continuum of drug use; (3) at-risk students; (4) implications for education; (5) how schools can respond; (6) a model program which includes school programs, community involvement, human resources, and parent components; (7) planning; (8) curriculum; (9) effective drug policies; and (10) self-assessment checklist. The appendix includes discussions of suicide, characteristics of effective drug abuse prevention programs and speakers, and a questionnaire for teacher assessment of prevention programs within schools. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
Note: Doctoral Research Paper, Biola University.