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Harthun, Mary L.; Dustman, Patricia A.; Reeves, Leslie J.; Marsiglia, Flavio F.; Hecht, Michael L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
This paper reports on a process in which program designers, classroom teachers, and students worked together to adapt the 7th grade "keepin' it REAL" prevention curriculum to a developmentally, socially, and academically appropriate curriculum for 5th graders. A Community-Based Participatory Research methodology (CBPR), combined with a 9-step…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Prevention, Grade 5, Health Promotion
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Yacoubian, George S., Jr. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
The United States and the Netherlands have antithetical marijuana control policies. The United States' laws criminalize the possession of even small amounts of marijuana, while the Netherlands have maintained, over the past several decades, two relatively liberal marijuana policies implemented during the 1970s and 1980s. According to the…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Public Policy
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Peele, Stanton – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
American alcohol education and prevention efforts for youth emphasize abstinence. In support of this approach, epidemiologists conclude that early drinking by adolescents increases the lifetime likelihood of alcohol dependence and that overall drinking levels in a society are directly linked to drinking problems. At the same time, cultural,…
Descriptors: Youth, College Students, Drinking, Behavior Patterns
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Malcolm, Barris P. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2004
Associations between self-esteem and abuse of alcohol and psychoactive substances have been documented in empirical studies involving high school and college students. No research exists that addresses whether this association generalizes to adult homeless substance users. The current study uses secondary data analysis methodology to evaluate an…
Descriptors: Research Design, Data Analysis, Substance Abuse, Self Esteem
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Tarnai, John; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Evaluated the effectiveness of an alcohol education training workshop for teachers in elementary secondary education. Results indicated workshops increased teachers' knowledge about alcohol and alcoholism, understanding of discussion-leading techniques, and some aspects of coping skills. Several components of teacher attitudes about the use of…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Attitude Change, Comparative Analysis
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Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Describes a university alcohol education program and discusses 13 ideas constituting the rationale for the program. Considers the need for alcohol education, the college environment and alcohol abuse, the role of faculty, program design, resources for the program, and financial support. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Drinking
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Crossman, Lenard H. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Discusses systems theory applied to alcoholism programing which enables programers to analyze a project for maximum system effectiveness. It is suggested that generating scarce resources, especially clients, and having appropriate services, calls for extensive interorganizational linkages and for sensitive interaction with the environment. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Drug Education, Institutional Cooperation
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Connor, Bernadette – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
Describes an innovative approach to the training of professionals in the field of alcoholism, utilizing both the principles of humanistic education and simulation techniques. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Counseling Techniques, Human Services
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Simpson, Martin L.; Simpson, Lois Venditto – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1979
A short-term intensive alcoholism education program can effectively prepare members of Spanish-speaking ethnic groups to treat community members who have drinking problems. (JD)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Community Programs, Drinking
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Mascalo, Alison – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1979
Reasons for excessive drinking among college students are discussed, and counseling approaches designed to resolve these underlying problems are suggested. (Editor)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, College Students, Counselor Role
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Finn, Peter – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1979
Several examples of how alcohol education can be integrated into social studies, English, foreign language, and art classes are offered along with a discussion of the interdisciplinary approach to alcohol education. (MM)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Fullerton, Madonna – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1979
The program described is based upon the premise that a person's thoughts, feelings, and emotions are self-controlled. (MM)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Psychotherapy, Rural Youth, Secondary School Students
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Kemp, Judith M.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1996
Presents a program targeting minority high school honor students in their junior and senior years. The program's goal is to educate youths regarding current alcohol and drug research and treatment approaches. Utilizes a mentor-based curriculum, along with lectures, laboratory sessions, a research project, workshops, and site visits. Includes a…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Addiction
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Rollin, Stephen A.; Rubin, Roberta T.; Wright, John C. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2000
Describes the evolution of a primary, community-based drug prevention program and the challenges associated with becoming established within a particular community. Addresses the use of consortium to implement program goals and objectives; parental involvement and home visitation; developing and maintaining a positive relationship with the host…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Cooperative Programs, Drug Use, Parent Participation
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Yaccarino, M. Elaine – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1995
Explores the role of the college student peer counselor as a complement to the student affairs support services in the area of alcohol and substance abuse. The author discusses a viable student peer counseling model which integrates readily available assistance from college student affairs services and the skills of a trained student peer…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Health Education, Higher Education
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