ERIC Number: ED349700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Sharing Your Success II: Summaries of Successful Programs and Strategies Supporting Drug-Free Schools and Communities.
Ertle, Vicki, Comp.
Descriptions of 80 programs of drug prevention and intervention efforts in 9 states and Pacific territories are grouped into categories. The states and territories are: American Samoa, Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Republic of Palau, Washington, and Wyoming. Each section contains an introduction and a list of programs grouped by state. First, peer programs describe prevention efforts that utilize peer influences in a positive way. Second, student assistance programs include support groups and a year-round program for pregnant and parenting students. Third, community partnerships describe circumstances where school/community partnerships collaborate with agencies and organizations. Fourth, parent programs (family support) use various approaches to encourage parent and family participation. Fifth, comprehensive programs have clear and consistent policies that provide for helping students. This section also includes the 10 programs from this region selected for the 1991-92 Drug-Free School Recognition Programs. Sixth, institutes of higher education are working with prevention task forces and student advisory boards. The seventh section describes county and state initiatives. Examples of district-produced curriculum are provided in the eighth section. Finally, the ninth section describes special events and annual practices that strengthen community and school bonds. Each program summary states its title, who to contact, the intended audience, an overview, and the components, including program description, community alliances, successful indicators, obstacles, and the key to success. (MLF)
Descriptors: Awards, Community Support, County Programs, Curriculum Development, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Higher Education, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Peer Counseling, Prevention, Program Descriptions, School Community Programs, State Programs, Student Personnel Services
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, Portland, OR.