ERIC Number: ED352585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Doing What It Takes To Make Schools and Communities Drug Free. Conference Proceedings (2nd, Chicago, IL, March 26-28, 1992).
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.; Midwest Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, Oak Brook, IL.
Keynote addresses, issues forums, workshops, and panel discussions from a conference on making schools and communities drug free are summarized in this document. Keynote addresses by Jonathan Kozol, Protase Woodford, and Jeff Howard are summarized. Issues forums are included on the topics of building successful school and community partnerships; building knowledge about children prenatally exposed to drugs; understanding the diversity of culture; and gang awareness and violence prevention strategies. Twenty-three workshops are summarized. Some of the topics covered include: (1) self-esteem; (2) innovative strategies to reach urban families at risk; (3) resilience; (4) cultural diversity in planning youth programs; (5) disabilities and juvenile justice and substance abuse; (6) developing tobacco, alcohol, and other drug policies that work; (7) collaboration among state education agencies, schools, and communities to prevent alcohol and other drug use by children; (8) strategies for community mobilization; (9) peer helpers/leaders; (10) student assistance programs; (11) curriculum infusion; and (12) the forgotten addiction of tobacco. Panel discussion from six winning schools are presented, including three elementary schools, one middle school, one junior high school, and one high schools. (ABL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, School Community Relationship, Secondary School Students, Substance Abuse
Midwest Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, 1900 Spring Rd., Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60521 ($2).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.; Midwest Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, Oak Brook, IL.