ERIC Number: ED400733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
How to Use the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention.
Ryan, Barbara E., Ed.
This booklet explains how educators can use the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention to stay current with emerging prevention information and materials and join colleagues throughout the country in advancing prevention at colleges and universities. It describes the Center's activities including: training and professional development activities; technical assistance; publication and dissemination of prevention materials; training and technical assistance on the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act compliance requirements; support for the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse; and assessment, evaluation, and analysis activities, such as a nationwide search for promising practices. The booklet also lists Center publications and explains how to get technical assistance, access the Center database, and use electronic communications to support prevention. It describes other prevention resources, suggests actions for new prevention coordinators, and identifies persons and organizations involved in the Center and the Center Review Group. (MAH)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Services, Information Sources, Prevention, Technical Assistance, Telecommunications
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education Development Center, Inc., 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02158-1060; phone: 800-676-1730; e-mail: HigherEdCtr@edc.org; World Wide Web: http://www.edc.org/hec/
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.; Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Newton, MA.