ERIC Number: ED325463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Preventing Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Program for Catholic Educators.
This book provides information for teachers about drugs and their effects on body and mind, and explains the role of teachers in effective drug education, prevention, and assistance programs. Suggestions on preventing drug abuse are also directed to the Catholic community and parents, along with a challenge to introduce programs on the local, regional, and national levels. The book is comprised of 10 chapters: (1) "Understanding the Problem"; (2) "Gateway Drugs: The Beginning of the Problem"; (3) "Cocaine, Crack, Designer Drugs"; (4) "Prevention and the 'Prevention, Intervention, Education, and Referral' (PIER) Program"; (5) "Education--The Foundation of PIER"; (6) "Prevention--Working with Students"; (7) "Intervention and Referral--Timely Help"; (8) "The Teacher as Healer"; (9)"PIER--How to Implement It"; and (10) "The Five Knows of Drug Abuse for Parents." (JD)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Parent Role, Prevention, Program Development, Referral, Substance Abuse, Teacher Role
National Catholic Educational Association, Suite 100, 1077 30th St., NW, Washington, DC 20007-3852 ($8.70).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC. Dept. of Elementary Schools.