ERIC Number: ED331395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Teaching about Substance Abuse: A Resource Manual for Faculty Development.
Flynn, Stephen P.; And Others
This concise guide to resources on substance abuse is intended for those teaching in academic family medical education and reviews written and audiovisual materials, experiential learning, continuing medical education, and networking resources. Section 1, on written and audiovisual materials, lists 36 resources with a description of each and availability information for some. SEction 2, on experiential learning includes descriptions of experiences available at several treatment centers, formal rotations at residency programs, attendance at self-help group meetings, and substance abuse fellowships. The section on continuing education lists four short substance abuse courses sponsored by organizations such as the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Included are descriptions of the programs and contacts for obtaining more information. Section 4, on networking resources, describes 13 organizations, their mission, materials available, meetings, and services. In addition this section includes a list of information sources: major organizations such as the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, professional journals in substance abuse. A final section covers other teaching resources and lists curriculum guides and resource manuals. Four appendices are attached including a membership list of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine working and special interest groups, summaries of seven health professions projects, and a list of the 10 curriculum projects and authors. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related documents, see HE 024 447-451.