ERIC Number: ED418633
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Making the Link: Faculty and Prevention.
Ryan, Barbara E.; DeJong, William
The guide presents concepts and approaches to prevention of alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse among college students, focusing on the role of faculty in prevention efforts. Sections discuss why faculty should get involved, the impact of AOD abuse on academic performance, the rationale for taking an environmental approach to prevention, helping students who are experiencing problems, motivating faculty interest in prevention, ways in which academic departments can support prevention, active learning opportunities through service learning, and using academics to generate student involvement in prevention efforts. Lists of publications, organizations, and relevant World Wide Web sites that can be used as further resources are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Active Learning, Alcohol Abuse, College Environment, College Faculty, College Students, Departments, Drug Abuse, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Prevention, Student Adjustment, Substance Abuse, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Participation, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Education Development Center, Inc., 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02158-1060; phone: 800-676-1730; fax: 617-928-1537; e-mail: HigherEdCtr@edc.org; World Wide Web: http://www.edc.org/hec/
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Newton, MA.