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Midford, Richard; Ramsden, Robyn; Lester, Leanne; Cahill, Helen; Mitchell, Johanna; Foxcroft, David R.; Venning, Lynne – Journal of Drug Education, 2014
The Drug Education in Victorian Schools program provided integrated education about licit and illicit drugs, employed a harm minimization approach that incorporated participatory, critical thinking and skill-based teaching methods, and engaged parental influence through home activities. A cluster-randomized, controlled trial of the program was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Education, Drinking, Prevention
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Davenport, Gillian; Midford, Richard; Ramsden, Robyn; Cahill, Helen; Venning, Lynne; Lester, Leanne; Murphy, Bernadette; Pose, Michelle – Journal of Drug Education, 2012
This study describes Australian year eight students' (13-14 years old) experiences with alcohol in terms of communication with parents, initiation into drinking, patterns of consumption, context of use, and harms experienced. The sample comprised 521 year eight students from four state government secondary schools in the state of Victoria. Three…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Supervision, State Government, Rural Education
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Garnett, Meghan; Stewart, Tanya Charyk; Van Aarsen, Kristine; Millard, Wanda; Lim, Rodrick; Miller, Michael R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2016
Introduction: Impaired driving is the leading cause of criminal death in Canada and results in numerous emergency department (ED) visits each year. Methods: An online survey was distributed to 94 emergency physicians and emergency medicine residents at an academic tertiary care hospital in Southwestern Ontario. Descriptive statistics were…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Physicians, Physician Patient Relationship
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Midford, Richard; Wilkes, Deb; Young, Deidra – Journal of Drug Education, 2005
In Touch is a professional training program designed to develop staff skills and support structures so as to enable schools to manage alcohol and other drug (AOD) matters in a coordinated manner that maximizes beneficial outcomes for at-risk students, while at the same time maintaining school discipline and community relationships. This study is…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Professional Training, Drug Use, Drug Education
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Engels, Rutger C. M. E.; Wiers, Reinout; Lemmers, Lex; Overbeek, Geertjan – Journal of Drug Education, 2005
The current study focused on the associations between drinking motives, alcohol expectancies, self-efficacy, and drinking behavior in a representative sample of 553 Dutch adolescents and adults. Data were gathered by means of self-report questionnaires and a 14-days drinking diary. A model was postulated in which negative expectancies and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Drinking, Alcohol Education, Adolescents
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Culleton, Leigheann Ryan; Van Hout, Marie Claire; Foley, Michelle – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Research shows that social norms interventions, which aim to educate individuals and groups on their actual attitudinal and behavioural norms relating to alcohol, cigarette and drug use,incur some success in reducing positive attitudes to substance use and rates of substance use. The research aimed to investigate the extent of misperceptions…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drug Use, Social Behavior, Intervention
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Albert, Werner G.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Describes an outcome evaluation of an eight-session program of alcohol education for parents (N=54). Results showed the program increased the alcohol knowledge of participants, but influenced their attitudes toward parenting in an undesirable direction. The program may have reached parents with the least need to change. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Parent Attitudes
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Gliksman, Louis; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Compared the impact of a live theatrical performance and/or alcohol lesson plans on 716 grade 9 and 10 Canadian students. Results indicated that all interventions had an impact on attitudes and behavior and offered encouragement for the potential of theatrical performances as a vehicle for drug education. (LLL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Comparative Testing, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Smart, Reginald G.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1993
Examined data from repeated cross-sectional probability surveys of alcohol/drug use conducted biennially since 1979 in Ontario schools to determine relationships between classroom alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis education and student use of these substances. Found strong inverse association between increases in exposure to alcohol and drug…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Behavior Change, Drug Education, Drug Use
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Kline, Rex B.; Canter, William A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1994
Explored whether drinking among high school students (n=499) was related more to factors "unchangeable" versus "changeable" by school-based intervention. Found that drinking varied with different types of "unchangeable" and "changeable" factors for male and female students. Levels of drinking among males…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Drinking
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Smart, Reginald G. – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Used data from Ontario Alcohol and Drug Use Among Students survey (N=4,267) to determine how reported alcohol and cannabis (marijuana) use changed with increased exposure to drug education. Concluded drug education had stronger influence on younger students and lighter drinkers but little impact on heavy drinkers. Found decrease in cannabis use…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Drinking, Drug Abuse
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Zoller, Uri; Maymon, T. – Journal of Drug Education, 1986
Suggests that the difference between the pre- and post-actual SDA (smoking, drug, alcohol) behavior of experimental and control groups be used as a major criterion for short-term effectiveness evaluation of SDA preventive education programs aimed at high school adolescents. Results and data analysis of a case study support this methodology.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Behavior Modification, Drug Education, Foreign Countries
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Moore, Michael; Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Alcohol and Drunkenness, a newly developed science-oriented curriculum, constitutes an innovative attempt at coping with excessive drinking among Israeli high school students. The interdisciplinary program deals with primary prevention, is related to direct prevention, integrates the cognitive and the affective domains, fosters the decision-making…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Decision Making, Drinking
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Albert, W. G.; Simpson, R. I. – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Evaluated an intervention to reduce impaired driving among students (N=21) by administering a questionnaire before and after the intervention. Results showed significant positive changes along a number of dimensions among students who received the intervention compared to those who did not. (BH)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Wheller, Roger – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Notes two generations of strategic thought in history of drug education. Focuses on third-generation drug education as response to failure of first two generations. Sees third generation examining existing attitudes and motivations of target audience to make direct assessment of needs. Describes evaluation of third-generation alcohol education…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education
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