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ERIC Number: ED399497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 85
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Alabama Substance Abuse Prevention Training Program for Educational Personnel. Final Report.
Alabama Univ., Birmingham. School of Education.
Quality substance abuse training for 279 educational personnel (school counselors, school nurses, and school psychologists) across the state of Alabama was provided in a series of two-day training sessions through a federal grant. Although the original grant proposed 7 training sessions, 9 training sessions were ultimately offered over the course of the project, with class sizes ranging from 9 to 46 participants. Four of the training sessions were held in Birmingham, Alabama. Goals and objectives of the grant are listed, and how each goal was met is described. The goals were to: (1) improve the quality of drug education materials by developing training materials; (2) increase the number of qualified school-based substance abuse professionals; and (3) increase the amount of technical assistance available to school counselors, psychologists, and nurses to aid them in establishing prevention/intervention activities at the local level. Participants' project evaluations were highly positive. Contains three tables. Appendices, which account for 80% of the document, are: (1) Advisory Board Members; (2) Participant List by Site Trained; (3) Qualitative Evaluation Comments; (4) Evaluation Report; and (5) Alabama Peer Helpers Association Conference Brochure. (JBJ).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Birmingham. School of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama