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Kim, Sehwan; McLeod, Jonnie H.; Williams, Charles; Hepler, Nancy – Journal of Drug Education, 2000
Faced with the absence of a conceptual framework and the terminology for establishing evaluation criteria in the substance abuse prevention services field, this special issue is devoted to exploring the topics of accountability and performance measures. It discusses the requisite components (i.e., theory, methodology, convention on terms, data)…
Descriptors: Accountability, Concept Formation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Research
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Kim, Sehwan – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
Introduces a practical approach toward the quality control of workshops given in the field of drug abuse prevention and in community mental health settings. Describes the workshop evaluation questionnaire which probes: (1) respondents' overall reaction to the workshop; (2) workshop effectiveness; and (3) application of techniques to participants…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Evaluation Methods, Participant Satisfaction
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Kim, Sehwan – Journal of Drug Education, 1981
The Student Attitudinal Inventory was used to evaluate the Ombudsman Drug Prevention program (OP). The OP attempted to elicit positive changes in "high risk" attitudinal states of students. Results indicated favorable attitudinal changes by participants towards teachers, OP trained instructors, and teachers. OP was more effective with elementary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitude Change, Children, Drug Education
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Evaluated high school peer counseling (PRC) program. Found that significantly larger proportion of students in PRC group had more favorable attitude toward content of PRC program when compared to content of what they learned from regular curricula and had more favorable attitude toward PRC instructor than toward regular teachers. PRC trainee…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, High School Students, High Schools, Peer Counseling
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1990
Examines short-term outcome of "I'm Special" drug abuse prevention/education program to establish a link with what has been observed longitudinally. Administered Self-Concept Attitudinal (SCAT) Inventory to 270 third grade students before and after program. Determined program was able to generate positive changes along six SCAT attitudinal…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Elementary School Students
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Compared substance use and problem behavior of students who participated in "I'm Special" Program (ISP) in fourth grade and of non-participants during later school years. Found proportion of current substance users and incidence of related problem behavior were significantly lower among ISP graduates, especially in grades five through seven. ISP…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Drug Education, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Introduces the Alcohol Education Evaluation Instrument (AEEI), used in assessing the effectiveness of alcohol education programs. A pilot test with 543 elementary students indicated the measure was able to discriminate drinkers from nondrinkers. The relationship of attitudinal items to drinking behavior indicates the measure's usefulness. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Attitude Measures, Elementary School Students, Evaluation Methods
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Kim, Sehwan; Wurster, Leslie; Williams, Charles; Hepler, Nancy – Journal of Drug Education, 1998
The first of three articles that develop a framework for county-based prevention-resource-allocation algorithms based on the aggravated need for substance-abuse-prevention services estimated at the county level. Algorithm development is based on (1) statewide student drug survey, and (2) a set of social indicators routinely published by agencies…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Algorithms, Case Studies, Children
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Kim, Sehwan; Wurster, Leslie; Williams, Charles; Hepler, Nancy – Journal of Drug Education, 1998
Presents a model for resource allocation of state-prevention funds based on the relative need for prevention services measured in terms of composite risk-factor index scores computed for each county. Suggests that funding be based on the resource-allocation algorithms rather than the suggested amount of funding computed for each county.…
Descriptors: Algorithms, Prevention, Programs, Resource Allocation
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Kim, Sehwan; Crutchfield, Charles; Williams, Charles; Hepler, Nancy – Journal of Drug Education, 1998
Addresses a paradigm shift taking place in the field of substance-abuse prevention for youth. Introduces the youth development and empowerment (YD&E) approach, an innovative program for treating substance abuse and other problem behavior. Discusses the process of implementing the YD&E program. (MKA)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Behavior Modification, Empowerment, Opportunities
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Kim, Sehwan; Wurster, Leslie; Williams, Charles; Hepler, Nancy – Journal of Drug Education, 1998
Discusses the development of an algorithm for an equitable distribution of state prevention funds to its substate jurisdiction based on the need for prevention services. Suggests that the final decision on the level of funding must be based on the selection of the schedule for resource allocation rather than the suggested amount or level of…
Descriptors: Algorithms, Case Studies, Predictor Variables, Prevention
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1993
Evaluated segment of drug education/prevention program, Here's Looking at You 2000 which was offered to 463 seventh and eighth graders by regular classroom teachers in 6 schools. Comparisons of experimental school to two control schools suggest that program failed to produce any notable impact, either positive or negative. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Grade 7, Grade 8, Junior High School Students
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1995
Determines the overall strategy for initiating benefit-cost analysis (BCA) in relation to drug abuse prevention programs, followed by definitions of BCA and cost-effectiveness analysis. Determines the most likely population benefit-cost efficiency ratio of 15:1, indicating that there is a $15 savings on every dollar spent on drug abuse education.…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Drug Education, Higher Education, Illegal Drug Use
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Kim, Sehwan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Examined effectiveness of refusal skills program implemented with seventh graders (N=235) of "Just Say No" variety. Program was not able to influence the "high-risk" attitudinal syndromes that are closely related to student drug involvement, and significantly larger proportion of students found it more difficult to say…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Failure
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Kim, Sehwan – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Examined short- and long-term outcome evaluation results of "Here's Looking at You" alcohol education prevention program for elementary and secondary school students. Short-term gains included increase in participant knowledge about alcohol and a positive attitudinal net gain. On long-term basis, actual alcohol drinking pattern of…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention, Program Effectiveness
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