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Giles, Steven M.; Pankratz, Melinda M.; Ringwalt, Chris; Jackson-Newsom, Julia; Hansen, William B.; Bishop, Dana; Dusenbury, Linda; Gottfredson, Nisha – Journal of Drug Education, 2012
We examine whether teachers' communicator style relates to student engagement, teacher-student relationships, student perceptions of teacher immediacy, as well as observer ratings of delivery skills during the implementation of All Stars, a middle school-based substance use prevention program. Data from 48 teachers who taught All Stars up to 3…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Interpersonal Communication, Individual Characteristics, Substance Abuse
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Maldonado-Molina, Mildred M.; Reingle, Jennifer M.; Tobler, Amy L.; Komro, Kelli A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2010
Alcoholic beverage consumption among high school students has shifted from beer to liquor. The current longitudinal study examined the effects of beverage-specific alcohol use on drinking behaviors among urban youth. Data included 731 adolescents who participated in Project Northland Chicago and reported consuming alcohol in 7th grade. Logistic…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Adolescents, High School Students
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Jason, Leonard A.; Pokorny, Steven B.; Adams, Monica; Hunt, Yvonne; Gadiraju, Praveena; Schoeny, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
The present brief report followed children exposed to consequences for violating Purchase, Use, and Possession (PUP) laws over time to assess changes in their smoking status. Youth in 24 towns were surveyed once a year for 3 years, and rates of tobacco use for those fined for PUP law violations were assessed. Of those who were given a ticket for a…
Descriptors: Smoking, High School Students, Student Surveys, Youth
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Walter, Gayle; Florkowski, David; Anderson, Peter; Dunn, Micheal – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
Increasing episodes of campus violence have warranted an investigation into college students' perception of safety on campus. In this study, 56,811 students responded to the Core Alcohol and Drug Survey during the 2010 academic school year. Numerous universities administered the survey and students completed the survey either in class or…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Safety
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Melancon, Donald; Pankey, Clyde – Journal of Drug Education, 1981
Describes a program to assess the vocational interests of clients at the Kankakee Drug Abuse Rehabilitation Center. The program attempted to intervene and impact those with erratic work histories. Results indicate clients made some job progress but the number changing jobs and seeking new employment did not change. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehabilitation, Employment Programs
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Bradley, Thomas – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Gathered information from 367 high school students on self-report survey about drinking. Results showed statistically positive correlations between parental acceptance and regular drinking, grade level in high school and consumption levels, grade level and frequency of drunkenness, grade level and source patterns, and regular consumption and lower…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Drinking
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Rivers, Kim; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1996
A sample of 18 focus groups (subject ages 15-24) revealed young people's clear opinions on what constitutes an effective drinking and driving education program. Such programs should be student-centered, conducted in small group settings, emphasize real-life situations, and be delivered by people affected by drinking and driving. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Behavior Patterns
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Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1972
Excerpts from the Illinois Interagency Drug Abuse Education Development Committee's 147 page guide to assist young people by providing health information, especially about drugs. (JA)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Health Education, State Agencies