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Brems, Christiane; Boschma-Wynn, Rachel V.; Dewane, Sarah L.; Edwards, Alexandra; Robinson, Rebecca Volino – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
As many as 4.5 live births per 1000 are affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), preventable birth defects with life-long consequences. Prevention of FASDs is gaining in importance, and recruitment of diverse disciplines in delivering prevention to women of childbearing age is essential. This needs assessment explored to what extent…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Needs Assessment, Prevention, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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Einspruch, Eric L.; Wunrow, Jonathan J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2002
Seven Circles is a substance abuse prevention coalition in Southeast Alaska with a two-tiered structure consisting of local partnerships joined together in a regional coalition. Describes the results of surveys designed to assess the development and implementation of youth/adult partnerships. Results support the youth/adult partnership model and…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Prevention, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Fisher, Dennis G.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1995
Explores the extent of the relationship between onset of sexual experiences and onset of substance use in a sample of runaway youth in Alaska. Initiation of sexual activity preceded the onset of drug-taking, and intercourse prior to age 12 was reported by 40%. Implications for those providing care for this group are explored. (JPS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Runaways, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality
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Peterson, W. Jack; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1979
This study was conducted to learn how Alaskans perceive alcohol and alcoholism. Findings indicate that differences in attitudes toward and knowledge of alcohol are related to both urban/rural and native/nonnative differences. Implications of findings are discussed with respect to alcohol education programs. (Author)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Attitude Measures