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Aguilar, Teresita E.; Munson, Wayne W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Illustrates associations between substance abuse and leisure experiences. Presents rationale for leisure interventions for adolescents designed to remediate this social and behavioral problem. Suggests leisure education and counseling for inclusion in prevention or intervention strategies for substance abuse. Provides recommendations for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Counseling, Drug Abuse
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Russac, R. J.; Weaver, Sharon T. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
Criticizes current prevention education efforts for retaining characteristics of older quantitative approaches to education. Suggests qualitative approach to prevention education be taken and discusses transactional model of substance abuse based on development of the child within both social and family context. Recommends approach that draws…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Alcohol Abuse, Child Development, Cognitive Development
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Dennis, Maurice E. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Notes that many efforts have sought to identify and educate drivers about risks associated with various blood alcohol concentrations but that less attention has been given to similar risks associated with chronic alcohol abuse. Describes similarities between impairments produced by acute and chronic alcohol abuse and need for education and…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Driving While Intoxicated, Intervention
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Massey, Renelle F.; Neidigh, Larry W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1990
Developed method for empirically evaluating functioning of peer-based alcohol abuse prevention organization. Used results to design intervention to improve organization's functioning by increasing student control, enhancing cohesiveness, and providing training in leadership skills and alcohol use. Reassessment one year later indicated that…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Evaluation Methods, Peer Relationship, Prevention
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Kraft, David P. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Based on experiences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and other campuses, this report attempts to define the extent of alcohol use and resultant problems of college students. Concludes that by drawing upon various models available in the literature, college and university faculty, staff, and students can approach alcohol problems in…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Drinking, Drug Rehabilitation
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Gerstein, Lawrence H.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Offers model to teach counselor trainees about behaviors exhibited by alcohol abusers in need of detoxification. Discusses behaviors displayed by helpers while conducting initial intake interviews with abusers seeking detoxification in a community setting and offers suggestions for how novice practitioners can establish rapport with such clients…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Training
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Minnis, John R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Reviews some of the demographics of aging and alcohol abuse among the aged, and offers a theoretical approach from the sociology of deviance literature toward understanding alcohol abuse among elderly people. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Demography, Foreign Countries, Older Adults
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Douglas, Ronald R.; Giesbrecht, Norman – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Presents stereotype of young adult Canadian male who drinks heavily, with hangovers and temporary forgetfulness as the only repercussions. Examines whether the work of Sully Ledermann and subsequent analyses of the model he proposed are relevant to this population and, if so, considers how key findings and hypotheses can be translated into useful…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, Richard W.; Seibold, David R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Examines problem of alcohol abuse and role of communication in "home treatment" method associated with alcoholism intervention. Reviews nature of alcoholism and role of "home treatment scenario"; demonstrates how alcohol intervention involves communication issues and dynamic interpersonal influence; and outlines research…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Interpersonal Communication