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Sweeney, Erin N.; Glassman, Tavis J.; Dake, Joseph A.; Telljohann, Susan K.; Beekley, Cynthia X. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2021
Due to emerging laws regarding marijuana use, the need for school officials to implement effective prevention interventions with students is evident. The purpose of this study was to examine superintendents' perceptions regarding drug testing of high school students. A survey based on the Integrated Behavioral Model was mailed to all…
Descriptors: High School Students, Drug Use Testing, Superintendents, Administrator Attitudes
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Guidry, J. J.; Rosselli, Anthony – Physical Educator, 2020
This article examines the deterrent effects of mandatory drug testing of high school athletes in relation to student use of both illicit drugs and performance-enhancing substances through a critical review of relevant literature on the topic. It explores student use of both illicit drugs and performance-enhancing substances, as well as how…
Descriptors: Drug Use Testing, High School Students, Student Athletes, Program Effectiveness
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Engelberg, Terry; Moston, Stephen; Blank, Cornelia – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2019
Coaches may have a significant role in an athlete's decision to use, or not to use, performance enhancing substances. Research suggests that many coaches do not have the confidence or the knowledge to discuss anti-doping issues with their athletes. This study aimed to assess coaches' awareness of doping practices, coaches' knowledge of anti-doping…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Drug Abuse, Athletes, Knowledge Level
Education Commission of the States, 2020
The eligibility rules of state financial aid programs vary widely by state and by program. This is also true of eligibility rules pertaining to students impacted by the justice system. This goal of this resource is to enable stakeholders to compare eligibility requirements pertaining to justice system impact across major aid programs and…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Barriers, State Aid, State Policy
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Trachsler, Tracy A.; Birren, Genevieve – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
With the untimely death of a University of Louisville cheerleader due to an accidental drug overdose in the summer of 2014, the athletic department representatives took steps to prevent future incidents by adding cheerleaders to the randomized drug testing protocols conducted at the university for the student-athletes involved in National…
Descriptors: Athletes, Drug Abuse, College Athletics, Intervention
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Gleaves, John; Llewellyn, Matthew; Wrynn, Alison – Quest, 2015
From the gender controversy of South African runner Caster Semenya to the doping practices of disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong, recent sporting issues highlight kinesiology's important role and responsibility to sport. Increasingly, sport organizations, such as the International Olympic Committee, the World Anti-Doping Agency, and…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Role, Sports Medicine, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Dembo, Richard; Briones-Robinson, Rhissa; Schmeidler, James; Wareham, Jennifer; Ungaro, Rocío; Winters, Ken C.; Karas, Lora; Wothke, Werner; Belenko, Steven – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2016
School truancy among teenagers remains a serious national problem, as evidenced by its significant association with school performance, psychological, and behavioral problems. Truancy is also positively associated with substance abuse. This study presents 18-month outcome data from a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded controlled trial…
Descriptors: Intervention, Truancy, Marijuana, Drug Use
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Holzer, Laurent; Pihet, Sandrine; Passini, Christina Moses; Feijo, Isabelle; Camus, Didier; Eap, Chin – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2014
Purpose: To determine the prevalence of substance use among adolescent psychiatric outpatients using a variety of data sources. Method: Using a questionnaire, 3-month prevalence of substance use data were obtained from 50 adolescents and their health care providers. Adolescents' self-reports and providers' clinical impressions were compared with…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Psychiatric Services, Patients, Drug Use Testing
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Sznitman, Sharon R.; Dunlop, Sally M.; Nalkur, Priya; Khurana, Atika; Romer, Daniel – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2012
Positive school climates and student drug testing have been separately proposed as strategies to reduce student substance use in high schools. However, the effects of drug testing programs may depend on the favorability of school climates. This study examined the association between school drug testing programs and student substance use in schools…
Descriptors: High School Students, National Surveys, Educational Environment, Drug Use Testing
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DuPont, Robert L.; Campbell, Michael D.; Campbell, Teresa G.; Shea, Corinne L.; DuPont, Helen S. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2013
Many schools implement random student drug testing (RSDT) programs as a drug prevention strategy. This study analyzes self-report surveys of students in eight secondary schools with well-established RSDT programs, comparing students who understood they were subject to testing and students who understood they were not subject to testing. Students…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Drug Use Testing
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Petry, Nancy M.; Alessi, Sheila M.; Ledgerwood, David M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: Contingency management (CM) is an evidence-based treatment, but few clinicians deliver this intervention in community-based settings. Method: Twenty-three clinicians from 3 methadone maintenance clinics received training in CM. Following a didactics seminar and a training and supervision period in which clinicians delivered CM to pilot…
Descriptors: Evidence, Contingency Management, Patients, Clinics
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Cates, Marshall E.; Hogue, Michael D. – Journal of American College Health, 2012
Substance use and abuse among pharmacy students is a concern of pharmacy schools, boards of pharmacy, and training sites alike. Pharmacy students must complete approximately 30% of their academic coursework in experiential settings such as community pharmacies, hospitals, and other health systems as part of any accredited pharmacy school's…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Screening Tests, Pharmaceutical Education, Hospitals
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Severson, Margaret E.; Bruns, Kimberly; Veeh, Christopher; Lee, Jaehoon – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2011
This article provides the results of a multi-year evaluation of one state's prison reentry program and its impact on the success of offender participants as measured by certain recidivism outcomes, defined here as yielding a positive urinalysis, returning to prison, and having a new conviction. Using propensity score matching, the recidivism…
Descriptors: Recidivism, Correctional Institutions, Criminals, Institutionalized Persons
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Tze, Virginia M. C.; Li, Johnson C.-H.; Pei, Jacqueline – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Substance abuse, especially among adolescents, has long been an important issue in society. In light of the adverse impact of substance abuse, scholars, educators, and policy-makers have proposed different approaches to prevent and reduce such abuse. This paper investigates the effectiveness of the two prominent approaches--educational and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Substance Abuse, Prevention, Drug Use Testing
Steketee, Amy M. – District Administration, 2012
The nature of school security has changed dramatically over the last decade. Schools employ various measures, from metal detectors to identification badges to drug testing, to promote the safety and security of staff and students. One of the increasingly prevalent measures is the use of security cameras. In fact, the U.S. Department of Education…
Descriptors: School Security, School Districts, School Administration, Central Office Administrators
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