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ERIC Number: ED387763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 204
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Tools for Prevention: Building Healthy Youths. A Training Program for: School Counselors, School Nurses, School Psychologists. Participant Manual.
Kohler, Maxie P.; Collins, Charles B., Jr.
This training program participants' manual is designed to assist K-12 school counselors, nurses, and psychologists in offering aid to youths at risk for substance abuse. The training objectives for participants in the workshop are to be able to demonstrate: (1) competence in knowledge of basic substance abuse information to include age-appropriate signs and symptoms of substance abuse in students; (2) competency at recognizing age-appropriate risk/resiliency factors of students; (3) knowledge of pharmacological effects of substances on students' physical, cognitive, and social/emotional well-being; (4) skill at developing basic prevention activities/programs including but not limited to Student Assistance Programs (SAP); and (5) skill for appropriate counseling and referral techniques for youths at risk of substance abuse. Chapters are: (1) Introductions; (2) Connections between Substance Use and Academics; (3) Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use; (4) Psychopharmacology; (5) Professional Communication Skills; (6) Legal and Ethical Issues; (7) Risk, Resiliency and Protective Factors; (8) Children of Substance Using Parents; (9) Best Practices in Prevention; and (10) Resource Directory (not included). (JBJ)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.; Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Washington, DC. School Improvement Programs.
Authoring Institution: N/A