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Ringwalt, Chris; Bliss, Kappie – Journal of Drug Education, 2006
In this article we discuss the importance of the cultural tailoring (CT) of classroom-based prevention curricula to ensure their relevance to, and increase their receptivity by, racial and ethnic minority adolescent populations. Following a review of the pertinent literature, we develop an integrated model of CT that conceptualizes such…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Prevention, Curriculum Development, American Indians
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Scott, David M.; Friedli, David – Journal of Drug Education, 2002
Surveys school principals in rural and urban Nebraska schools to compare policies and procedures on school attendance, and to contrast the use of disciplinary procedures for attendance, violence, and substance abuse. Principals generally reported similar disciplinary actions for most problems. For recurrent offenses and serious problems,…
Descriptors: Attendance, Discipline Policy, Principals, Student Behavior
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Scott, David M.; Surface, Jeanne L.; Friedli, David; Barlow, Thomas W. – Journal of Drug Education, 1999
Investigates whether Nebraska schools with Student Assistance Programs (SAP) are associated with reduced alcohol use and a higher level of academic achievement. Results show that students from schools with a SAP reported lower alcohol use and a significant difference in academic achievement. Results suggest that further research is needed.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Drinking, Prevention, Program Evaluation
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Scott, David M.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1994
This article describes a "system approach" training project which utilizes the formation and implementation of localized strategic (action) plans for targeting substance abuse prevention. Participants surveyed in the program reported positive attitudes about the program due to their training and their ability to resist substance abuse…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Drinking
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Skuja, Andris; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
The Alcoholism Counseling Training Institute of Nebraska, Inc. (ACTION) was established to provide statewide training for alcoholism counselors to prepare them to meet state certification standards. ACTION is a joint effort by alcoholism service providers and the University of Nebraska psychology department. Issues faced by the program are…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, College Role, College Students, Counselor Training