ERIC Number: ED359461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Working with Youth in High-Risk Environments: Experiences in Prevention. OSAP Prevention Monograph-12.
Marcus, Carol E., Ed.; Swisher, John D., Ed.
This report focuses on prevention programs developed with support from the Office for Substance Abuse Prevention's (OSAP) High-Risk Youth Demonstration Grant Program. Included are an Introduction (Eric Goplerud and others) and the following reports: (1) "Athletes Coaching Teens for Substance Abuse Prevention: Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Risk Factors in Urban Middle School Students" (Albert Farrell and others); (2) "Adolescent Substance Prevention Education Network: A Rural-Based Pilot Program for Preventing Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among Pregnant Adolescents" (Tess Ford and Paul Sarvela); (3) "Lakeview Comprehensive Youth Services Project: Characteristics of Youth in High-Risk Environments" (William Southwick and Sharon Zahorodnyj); (4) "An Early Intervention Study of Delinquent Adolescents Using Alcohol and Other Drugs" (Arlene Utada); (5) "A Profile of High-Risk Young Women in the Girls Clubs of America's 'Friendly PeerSuasion' Project" (Dolores Wisdom); (6) "Adolescent Profile Form Developed for the Cumberland Day Treatment Program" (Gregory Coleman and Jack Sarmanian); (7) "'But Will It Play in Peoria?': The Problem of Technology Transfer in Alcohol and Other Drug Use Prevention Programs" (Steven Danish and others); (8) "Evaluation of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Prevention Programs With Mexican-American Youth" (Philip Hall and Martha Reyes); (9) Designing Evaluation Models to Assess Primary Prevention and Cultural Change: An Evaluation Report of the Leadership Project" (John Terry and others); (10) "Issues of Retention in Working With High-Risk Youth" (Candyce Berger and others); (11) "The Development of a University Early Intervention Program for Preventing Alcohol and Other Drug Use: The Challenge to Higher Education" (Roberta Blotner); (12) "Innovation and Bureaucracy at Odds: Consternation and Resolution" (Thomasina Borkman and others); (13) "Training Teachers To Integrate Prevention Concepts Into the Primary Curriculum" (Leah Koenig); (14) "Partnership in Prevention: Overcoming Barriers and Hurdles" (Sharon Weaver and Frances Young); (15) "Effects of Primary Prevention on Attitudes and Alcohol and Other Drug Use with At-Risk American-Indian Youth" (Joe Conner and Carol Nice Conner); (16) "Prevention and Early Intervention through Peer Support Retreats" (Peggy Glider and others; (17) "The Smart Leaders Booster Program: A Pennsylvania State University and Boys Clubs Prevention Project" (Tena St. Pierre and others); and (18) "Impact: An Early Intervention Demonstration Project" (Steven Ungerleider and Barry Caudill). (NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, At Risk Persons, Children, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Prevention, Youth Programs
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20847-2345 (Stock Number BK194).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.