ERIC Number: ED332096
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Youth at High Risk for Substance Abuse. Proceedings of a Technical Review on "Special Youth Populations--What Etiology Suggests about Prevention and Treatment Programming" (Rockville, Maryland, July 16-17, 1986).
Brown, Barry S.; Mills, Arnold R.
This publication is based on papers and discussion from a technical review on etiology and prevention and treatment programming for special populations. Full transcripts were edited in preparing the reports of panel discussions and, in a few instances, phrases have been added to increase clarity. Four youthful populations (children of substance abusers, delinquents, foster children, and runaways) are focused upon in an effort to understand both their degree of risk for substance abuse and the etiologic factors involved in such risk. Intervention strategies and approaches consistent with the information available for each of the populations is described. Materials are presented in a panel format in which each author presents his or her paper, followed by comments by a reaction panel. Individual papers include: (1) "Special Populations: Etiology and Prevention of Vulnerability to Chemical Dependency in Children of Substance Abusers" (Karol L. Kumpfer); (2) "Delinquents and Drugs: What the Evidence Suggests about Prevention and Treatment Programming" (J. David Hawkins, Denise M. Lishner, Jeffrey M. Jenson, and Richard F. Catalano); (3) "Foster Family Treatment: A Model for Drug Abuse Prevention and Early Intervention" (Mark R. Weinrott); and (4) "The Adolescent Who Runs" (Edward D. Farber). In addition to papers and reaction panel comments, a post-panel discussion and the paper "At-Risk Populations--Some Suggested Directions" (Barry S. Brown and Arnold Mills) are included. (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.