ERIC Number: ED453479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Creciendo Sin Drogas: Guia de Prevencion para Padres (Growing Up Drug-Free: A Parent's Guide to Prevention).
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Safe and Drug Free Schools Program.
This publication is part of the Department of Education's ongoing effort to provide information to emerging populations in their native language on how to create and maintain drug-free and safe schools across the nation. Throughout the publication are personal stories and artwork of elementary and secondary school students that promote the message of drug abstinence and non-violence. Chapters include: (1) "How This Book Will Help You"; (2) "Laying the Groundwork," which guides parents in creating a space to talk about drugs with their children; (3) "Talking with Your Children Effectively," which introduces the concept of "teachable moments" and includes handling family history of alcoholism or drug abuse; (4) "Your Child's Perspective," which discusses what attracts children to try drugs; (5) "How to Teach Your Child about Drugs," which covers approaches for specific age groups from preschool through high school; (6) "What To Do If You Think Your Child Might Be Using Drugs"; (7) "Getting Involved and Staying Involved," which covers parent-school partnerships and community efforts for drug abuse prevention; (8) "Specific Drugs and Their Effects," which provides a picture glossary of street drugs; (9) "Where to Get Information and Help." A resource guide is included on government and private organizations that can be contacted for more information on prevention activities. (Contains 25 references.) (JDM)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic American Literature, Hispanic Americans, Interpersonal Communication, Intervention, Parent Child Relationship, Parent School Relationship, Prevention, School Safety
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-6123. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/SDFS.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Safe and Drug Free Schools Program.
Note: For the English version of this document, see ED 426 336.