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Barnes, Grace M. – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Suggests that the apparent lack of effectiveness of alcohol and drug education programs may stem from the lack of a sound theoretical basis for program development and evaluaton. Reviews (1) the relevance of socialization theory to adolescent drinking and (2) the influence of parents and peers. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Drinking, Outcomes of Education
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Huba, G. J.; Palisoc, A. L. – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Presents methodological considerations in developing an automatic cheap algorithm for computerized path diagraming, gives some plotted results, and describes a program which produces the plots from an input matrix of path coefficients on a standard line printer. The program accommodates unidirectional and reciprocal causation and represents…
Descriptors: Algorithms, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Cost Effectiveness
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Huba, George J.; Bentler, Peter M. – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Reexamined previous statistical comparisons of two models for adolescent drug abuse using new statistical estimation methods in causal modeling not requiring assumptions about normally distributed variables. An asymptotically distribution free method shows that the models fit even better than assumed in the initial work. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Data Analysis, Drug Abuse
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Doshan, Tom; Bursch, Charles – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
Reviews the status of women who abuse drugs and proposes considerations for treatment design. General concerns stress the importance of a well formulated treatment philosophy, encourage treatment of women with varying drug related dependencies together, and advocates the utilization of female professional staff in most instances. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Drug Abuse, Drug Rehabilitation, Females
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Finn, Peter; O'Gorman, Patricia A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
Describes four goals of teacher training in alcohol education and discusses training methods which can be effective in achieving these goals. Emphasizes that teachers need to be taught as they are being taught to teach. Concludes with an illustration of a model training design. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Educational Objectives
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Armstrong, Dennis A.; Ottenheimer, Howard M. – Journal of Drug Education, 1979
Competency based education is a model which can be utilized for training and evaluating alcohol and drug abuse personnel. An identification and assessment process is described relating to the development and implementation of a competency based bachelor's degree program for students majoring in alcohol and drug abuse related areas. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Bachelors Degrees, College Students, Competency Based Education
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Huba, George J.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1980
This interactive theory of drug use posits that drug-taking behavior is caused by several constellations of intra- and extra-individual forces. Influences interact to modify each other while determining the presence of a variety of lifestyle behaviors including drug and alcohol use. The model grows as new data are collected. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Patterns, Drinking, Drug Use
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Miller, Suzanne M. – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Notes that, to deal with problems of substance-exposed infants, California must develop and adopt concerted interagency policy outlining uniform criteria for local health care workers, social service agencies, and educators; consistent guidelines governing interagency exchange of information; and increased prevention and early intervention…
Descriptors: Infants, Prenatal Drug Exposure, Public Policy, Substance Abuse
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Wechsler, Henry; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Describes pilot conference held to help New England college newspaper editors perceive importance of their role in educating their peers about substance use and other health-related issues and to offer concrete suggestions regarding how they can incorporate these topics into an activist campus press. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Use, Editors, Higher Education
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Goodstadt, Michael S. – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Presents eight dichotomies faced by decision-makers and educators concerned with drug education. Dichotomies are identified in the areas of problem identification, etiological underpinnings, program objectives, target audiences, and effective strategies. Recommends viewing drug education within broad framework that considers origins and prevention…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Etiology
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Meier, Scott T.; Sampson, James P. – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Introduces concepts in support of technology having potential to revitalize alcohol education efforts. Sees Bandura's self-efficacy theory as offering direction for reconceptualizing design of prevention programs and measurement of program effects. Describes computer-assisted instruction program integrating computer-assisted instruction and…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Program Design, Program Effectiveness
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Cvetkovich, George; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1987
Develops transactional process model of human judgment and information processing that directs attention away from accumulation of information to the needs, motives, and abilities of information user. Argues that model can be used to improve effectiveness of information-based interventions. Discusses two structural aspects of drug use images.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Change Strategies, Children, Drug Use
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Milgram, Gail G. – Journal of Drug Education, 1987
Discusses the design and implementation of alcohol and drug education efforts and programs, presenting necessary concepts for effective programing. Outlines philosophy and policy statements. Presents prevention goals and interpretation of goals into program content and methodology. Details aspects of program evaluation and advocates the need for…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Educational Philosophy, Objectives
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Murphy, Susanna; DeBlassie, Richard R. – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Presents an overview of substance abuse, focusing on Native American students. Emphasizes school counselor intervention strategies and the counselor client relationship. Counselors must be aware of their own values and cultural attitudes in dealing with Indian students. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, American Indians, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role
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Sheppard, Margaret A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Explores some of the explanations for drug use and abuse including environmental influences, models and the influence of family, society and peers, personal criteria, and drugs themselves. Discusses what schools have done and should do in each area. (JAC)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology
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