ERIC Number: ED351625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Prevention Research Findings: 1988. Proceedings of the Meeting of the National Conference on Prevention Research Findings (1st, Kansas City, Missouri, March 1988): Implications for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Program Planning. OSAP Prevention Monograph-3.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Sixteen papers from a conference on findings from prevention research are presented in this document. The papers are categorized into these six areas: (1) state and federal roles in prevention; (2) prevention research perspectives, including prevention research, school-based drug education research findings, and drug abuse prevention research needs; (3) school-based prevention programs, including a statewide evaluation system for school-based prevention programs, theory and implementation of the social influence model of primary prevention, and challenges to prevention programs in schools; (4) community-based prevention programs, including designing prevention research and the social stress model of alcohol and other drug abuse; (5) health promotion and wellness, including the Independence, Missouri Health Education Project, secondary prevention, and environmental and family-focused prevention; and (6) public policy prevention programs, including the drinking and driving problem, a management-focused approach, and prevention research at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Opening remarks by Elaine Johnson, director of the Office for Substance Abuse Prevention are included, as well as closing remarks by Ketty Rey, assistant director of Planning and Project Management of the New York City Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Alcoholism Services. (ABL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.