Alcohol Education and Young Offenders: Medium and Short Term Effectiveness of Education Programs

Alcohol Education and Young Offenders: Medium and Short Term Effectiveness of Education Programs

by Steve Baldwin
     
 

This book presents a series of evaluation studies to investigate the impact of Alcohol Education Courses (AECs) on offending and drinking behaviour in the UK. Young offenders were recruited from local courts. Since the establishment of the first Alcohol Education Course for young offenders in 1981, this form of service delivery has been expanded across the UK. Now

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This book presents a series of evaluation studies to investigate the impact of Alcohol Education Courses (AECs) on offending and drinking behaviour in the UK. Young offenders were recruited from local courts. Since the establishment of the first Alcohol Education Course for young offenders in 1981, this form of service delivery has been expanded across the UK. Now the first controlled evaluation of the effectiveness of this type of intervention is available in this book. It includes data from single-case studies and long-term follow-up data.

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A general review of contemporary responses to young adult offenders with drinking problems in the UK, a specific review of one such response, a court-based alcohol education course (AEC), and an original study comparing behavioral AECs and talk-based AECs. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387975078
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/06/1991
Series:
Recent Research in Psychology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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