ERIC Number: ED341008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Parent Training Is Prevention: Preventing Alcohol and Other Drug Problems among Youth in the Family.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
This report is intended to help communities identify and implement programs designed specifically for parents. The first chapter, "Characteristics of Effective Prevention Program," by Bonnie Benard, explores program comprehensiveness and intensity, strategies, and planning. The second chapter "Parent Training as a Prevention Strategy," by Kerby T. Alvy, addresses five important issues related to parent training as a community strategy for preventing alcohol and other drug use. The third chapter "Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Roles for Parents," identifies and briefly describes 10 interrelated roles, and details of each role are offered by nationally recognized experts in the parenting and alcohol and other drug prevention fields. The fourth chapter "Appropriateness and Cultural Competency, Crucial Elements in Parent Training Programs," by Michael Cunningham, addresses a number of elements germane to achieving ethnic appropriateness and developing cultural competency. The fifth chapter "How to Get Hard-To Reach Parents Involved in Parenting Programs," by Karol L. Kumpfer presents a variety of strategies for getting high-risk parents involved in family-focused prevention programs. The sixth chapter "Sample Program Descriptions," lists 23 programs that either have or are in the process of developing components that directly address the issue of alcohol and other drug use. The seventh chapter "Implementing a Parenting Program in Your Community," by David Pines, looks at preparation, implementation, and followup issues. The appendix lists organizations which focus on alcohol and other drugs and organizations which focus on families and children. (LLL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Drug Abuse, Family Programs, Parenting Skills, Parents, Prevention, Program Development, Substance Abuse
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - General
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Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.