Drug Abuse Prevention

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Aug 24, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 332 pages
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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. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Drug Education
2
Background and Setting
16
Fugitives from the War on Drugs
30
Chapter 4 Other Drugs Mostly Legal
60
Chapter 5 Other Drugs Mostly Illegal
76
Chapter 6 Focus on the Community
100
Chapter 7 Focus on the Individual
126
Chapter 8 Focus on the Schools
152
Chapter 10 Public Policy and Drug Abuse Prevention
212
Chapter 11 Early Intervention with Drug Abuse and Related Problems
236
Chapter 12 Treatment of Alcohol Tobacco and Drug Addiction
264
Chapter 13 Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation
286
Examples of School Drug Policies
307
Drug Abuse Prevention Practice Code of Ethics
309
Glossary
311
Index
319

Chapter 9 School and Community Violence Prevention
186

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