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ERIC Number: EJ886163
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
Addressing the Needs of Substance Abusing Adolescents: A Guide for Professional School Counselors
Sikes, April; Cole, Rebekah F.; McBride, Rebecca; Fusco, Angela; Lauka, Justin
Journal of School Counseling, v7 n43 2009
As individuals with multiple needs, substance abusing adolescents may seek the support and assistance of school counselors. The purpose of this article is to provide professional school counselors with information they can use to assist students with substance abuse issues. Specifically, this article examines (a) complexity of addressing substance abuse in schools, (b) recognizing and assessing adolescent substance abuse, (c) adolescent substance abuse prevention and intervention, and (d) collaboration with teachers and community stakeholders.
Journal of School Counseling. Montana State University, College of Education, Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 172940, Bozeman, MT 59717. Tel: 406-994-4133; Fax: 406-994-1854; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A