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Friese, Bettina; Grube, Joel – Journal of Drug Education, 2009
We investigated differences in drinking behaviors and sources of alcohol among Native American (n = 361) and White adolescents (n = 1,735), ages 11 to 19. Native American youth were more likely to have consumed alcohol in their lifetime and been intoxicated in the last 30 days than Whites. Native American drinkers were almost twice as likely to…
Descriptors: American Indians, Drinking, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
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Paltzer, Jason; Black, Penny; Moberg, D. Paul – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Background: Matching evidence-based alcohol prevention strat- egies with a community's readiness to support those strategies is the basis for the Tri-Ethnic Community Readiness Model (CRM). The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the association of a community's readiness to address alcohol abuse in their community with the implementation of…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Prevention, Community Involvement, Readiness
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Campbell, Todd C.; Catlin, Lynn A.; Melchert, Timothy P. – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
The state of Wisconsin recently launched a Research-to-Practice Initiative. One aspect of the Wisconsin initiative was to survey Wisconsin-Certified Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Counselors (CADCs) to assess their attitudes, reported practices, and resources in regard to the integration of research and practice. The sample for the present study…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Work Environment, Internet, Electronic Mail
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Kearney, Artie L.; Hines, Max H. – Journal of Drug Education, 1980
Measured the effectiveness of a drug prevention education program developed by the Cooperative Educational Service Agency Number Eight in Wisconsin. As a result of this study, the U.S. Office of Education has recognized this program as a national model. (Author)
Descriptors: Children, Drug Education, Drug Use, Elementary Education
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Gurnack, Anne M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1986
Summarizes a study of Wisconsin's drunk driving law and evaluates the mandated alcohol assessment for convicted offenders. Findings indicated individuals operating while intoxicated remain young, male, unmarried, with high school educations. A substantial number of these persons were assessed with serious drinking problems. The strongest predictor…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Demography, Individual Characteristics, Intervention