9780763771584

Drug Abuse Prevention: A School and Community Partnership

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763771584

  • ISBN10:

    0763771589

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-08
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Using an evidence-based approach, Drug Abuse Prevention: A School and Community Partnership, Third Edition teaches students and practitioners the important concepts and skills needed to design effective drug prevention programs. Written to cover more than just the facts about drugs, this text provides a background of drug use and abuse, presents the principles and skills of prevention, with particular focus on adolescents and school settings, and reinforces the importance of schools forming community partnerships with key institutions and the application of policy tools to enhance the impact of education alone. Twelve years and three editions later, this text continues to be a reliable source for preparing future drug educators and prevention specialists.

Table of Contents

Chapter1 An Introduction to Drug Education
Chapter2 Drug Abuse Problems: Background and Setting
Chapter3 Alcohol and Tobacco: Fugitives from the War on Drugs
Chapter4 Other Drugs, Mostly Legal
Chapter5 Other Drugs, Mostly Illegal
Chapter6 Focus on the Community
Chapter7 Focus on the Individual
Chapter8 Focus on the School
Chapter9 School and Community Violence and Prevention
Chapter10 Public Policy and Drug Abuse Prevention
Chapter11 Early Intervention with Drug Abuse and Related Problems
Chapter12 Treatment of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Addiction
Chapter13 Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation
AppendixA Criteria for the Development or Selection of Drug Prevention Curricula
AppendixB Selected Evaluation Instruments
AppendixC School Drug Policies
AppendixD Code of Ethics for Prevention Professionals

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