ERIC Number: ED364382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Hispanic Americans. CSAP Prevention Resource Guide.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
This bibliography describes publications related to the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse and aimed at Hispanic Americans. Items described were published from 1987 to 1991. A section of prevention materials in Spanish, English, or both languages includes 15 brochures, fact sheets, booklets, curriculum packets, and teaching manuals. Each entry contains organizational source, publication year, format, length, context, topic, target audience, setting for use, language, readability, availability, and annotation. Items are targeted toward health and social service professionals, the general public, parents, women, elementary and high school teachers, and teenagers. Topics include substance abuse among Hispanic Americans, cultural sensitivity toward Hispanic traditions and values, teaching children not to use alcohol and drugs, transmission of AIDS, prevention activities for children that emphasize life skills, effects of drugs and alcohol during pregnancy, and child development of strong values and character. A section of 39 government publications, journal articles, conference papers, dissertations, and book chapters contains research reports and program descriptions. Research covers such areas as patterns of drug and alcohol use among Hispanic Americans, Hispanic subgroups, other ethnic groups, and Hispanic youth; relationships of drug and alcohol use to accidents and injuries, lifestyles, homosexuality, injury mortality, place of residence, acculturation, and sex; and impact of drinking on family life and children. Seventeen resource organizations and programs are listed. (SV)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (DHHS), Rockville, MD.