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Youths serving youths in drug education programs

Author: George R Taylor
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : ScarecrowEducation, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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School systems throughout the country are seeking innovative strategies to prevent substance abuse among students. This text provides strategies that school districts can employ using youths.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George R Taylor
ISBN: 1578860393 9781578860395
OCLC Number: 52773427
Description: ix, 183 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Drug prevention strategies --
Why children use drugs --
Psychosocial interventions --
Drug abuse resistance education --
Intervention strategies --
Development of strategies --
Cognitive behavior intervention --
Instructing the disabled in drug abuse --
Drug treatment techniques --
Overview --
Psychosocial treatment techniques --
Motivational interviewing --
Social skills training --
Behavior contracting --
Self-control training --
Group counseling --
Interdisciplinary approach --
Collaborative planning in drug education --
Overview --
Financing drug education --
Safe and drug-free schools and communities act --
School-based drug problems --
In-service teacher education --
Instruction in drug education --
Parental roles in deterring substance abuse --
Introduction --
Effective parenting skills --
Communication skills --
Parental reactions --
Family-school collaboration --
Social intervention strategies in reducing drug abuse --
Overview --
Direct instruction framework --
Reducing drug addiction through social skills --
Intervention --
Relapse prevention --
Brief intervention --
Stress management --
Operant and behavior modification techniques --
Coaching --
Cueing --
Social-cognitive approach --
Modeling --
Videotaping modeling --
Role playing --
Special group activities --
Skillstreaming --
Cognitive behavior modifications --
The role of the school in a behavioral setting --
Guidelines for developing functional drug education programs and curricula --
Overview --
Basic factors to consider in a drug education program --
Development of guidelines --
A model drug curriculum --
Overview --
Need assessment --
Principles of curriculum development --
Curriculum development --
Characteristics of curricula --
A functional approach --
Sequence in curriculum --
A suggested format for developing instructional units from curriculum --
Drug education by age levels --
Evaluation of a drug curriculum --
Drug abuse among high risk minority populations --
Introduction --
Children with disabilities --
AIDS and drug use --
Knowledge about AIDS --
Socioeconomic factors and drug crimes --
Sociodemographic differences in substance use among and within racial/ethnic subgroups --
Commonalities and differences among minority populations --
Evaluating drug programs --
Overview --
Major types of evaluations --
The evaluation process --
Development of guidelines --
Overview --
Prevention --
parental involvement --
Curriculum development --
Functional assessment --
Functional curriculum --
Effective and efficient instruction --
Comprehensive programs --
Appropriate staff and resources --
Minority youths --
Individuals with disabilities --
Evaluation.
Responsibility: George R. Taylor.
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Educators wanting to improve their program will find the chapter on evaluation and resources listed in the appendix helpful. * VOYA *

 
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