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Filges, Trine; Andersen, Ditte; Jørgensen, Anne-Marie Klint – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This review evaluates the evidence of the effects of multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) on drug use reduction in young people for the treatment of nonopioid drug use. Method: We followed Campbell Collaboration guidelines to conduct a systematic review of randomized and nonrandomized trials. Meta-analytic methods were used to…
Descriptors: Social Work, Drug Abuse, Family Counseling, Statistical Analysis
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Schneller, Peter L.; Kennedy, Jenna; Kennedy, Jessica; Metz, Zackery – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs in United States costs over 740 billion yearly (https://www.drugabuse.gov/relatedtopics/trends-statistics, accessed March 2018). However, statistics like this rarely include the toll that alcohol tobacco, and illegal drugs takes on family members,…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Drug Abuse, Addictive Behavior
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Yi, Youngmin; Wildeman, Christopher – Future of Children, 2018
Children who experience foster care, write Youngmin Yi and Christopher Wildeman, are considerably more likely than others to have contact with the criminal justice system, both during childhood and as adults. And because children of color disproportionately experience foster care, improvements to the foster care system could reduce racial/ethnic…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Intervention, Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare
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Turney, Kristin; Goodsell, Rebecca – Future of Children, 2018
A half century ago, relatively few US children experienced the incarceration of a parent. In the decades since, incarceration rates rose rapidly (before leveling off more recently), and today a historically unprecedented number of children are exposed to parental incarceration. In this article, Kristin Turney and Rebecca Goodsell review the…
Descriptors: Parents, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Children
Rodríguez, Jennifer J.; Smith, Vincent C. – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Substance use and alcohol abuse during pregnancy are significant public health concerns. Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a withdrawal syndrome that infants exposed to opioids may experience in the first few days of life. For most infants with NAS, exposure to opioids occurs during pregnancy while they are fetuses. Similarly, prenatal alcohol…
Descriptors: Prenatal Influences, Neonates, Drug Use, Alcohol Abuse
Wright, Catherine L.; Dallas, Ruthie; Moldenhauer, Rick; Carlson, Elizabeth A. – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Parental substance use disorders negatively impact a child's development both prenatally and postnatally. Caregivers struggling with substance use disorders, and Opioid Use Disorder in particular, often have difficulty accessing appropriate holistic clinical interventions and are at high risk of losing custody of their children due to abuse and…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Mental Health, Child Rearing, Parenting Skills
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Järvinen, Margaretha; Ravn, Signe – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article analyses the relationship between cannabis use and educational trajectories among 42 young drug users, recruited at addiction treatment centres in Denmark. Quantitative research shows regular cannabis use to be associated with poor school performance and drop-out. However, these studies do not pay much attention to differences between…
Descriptors: Correlation, Marijuana, Drug Use, Addictive Behavior
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Sloan, Cathy – Research in Drama Education, 2018
This article moves on from the 'turn to affect' in applied theatre to explore further how concepts related to affect theory might offer ways in which practice might respond to the contemporary context of a 'post-normal' and 'post-truth' world. Acknowledging the influence of transdisciplinary discourses on gender, race, disability, space, place,…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Interdisciplinary Approach, Gender Differences, Race
De Jesus, Hector – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify key features associated with the successful transition from prison to community life of ex-offending African American and Latino males who have not recidivated in 3 years or more. To better understand and to identify these factors, I conducted 12 in-depth, semi-structured interviews between January 2015…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Institutionalized Persons
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Staton, Sophie C.; Melekis, Kelly; McCarthy, Peter – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
Although the Collegiate Recovery Community is increasingly seen as the treatment modality of choice for students in recovery, relatively few such programs have been established on small residential campuses. In this article we examine the possible reasons for this reluctance and suggest ways in which the standard model for a Collegiate Recovery…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Residential Institutions, Addictive Behavior, Substance Abuse
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Valkov, Petar – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
Addiction to psychoactive substances is a serious problem, involved in a variety of social problems, such as crime, highway deaths, suicide, accidental deaths, hospitalization, poor school performance and dropout, job absenteeism, child and spouse abuse, low self-esteem, depression and anxiety. The purpose of this study is to investigate the…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Correlation, Addictive Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Beeson, Eric T.; Whitney, Jennifer M.; Peterson, Holly M. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Collegiate recovery programs (CRPs) are emerging as a strategy to provide after-care support to students in recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs) at institutions of higher education. CRPs are an innovative strategy for Health Educators to support the personal, academic, and professional goals of students in recovery. Purpose:…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Guidelines, Health Education, Substance Abuse
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Trudeau, Kimberlee J.; Black, Ryan A.; Kamon, Jody L.; Sussman, Steve – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2017
Background: An Internet-based relapse prevention supplement to adolescent substance abuse treatment programming is a promising modality to reinforce treatment gains and enhance recovery; however, an evidence base is lacking. Objective: To assess the efficacy of the online Navigating my Journey (NmJ) program. Methods: 129 adolescent-aged…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Recidivism, Prevention, Internet
Chaney, Denise M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) study explored the subjectivity of the phenomenon of homelessness among women with children. The study examined the perceived critical incidents homeless women with children ascribe to their homelessness alongside the perceptions held regarding the accessibility of available resources…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Females, One Parent Family, Children
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Reeve, Hester – Teaching Artist Journal, 2017
"Philosophy Because the World Matters" promotes a valorization of philosophy as a practice able to activate an individual's relationship making to "having a life" and, in turn, to allow the unfolding self-illumination (qua onto-ethical capacity) to effect a constructive world-thinking and hence world-building with others. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Workshops, Correctional Education
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