Communities That Care: Action for Drug Abuse Prevention / Edition 1

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Shows educators, parents, and other concerned adults how they can work together to create a comprehensive, community-wide prevention program that effectively confronts the serious drug and alcohol problems threatening our youth. It draws on other community-wide prevention efforts in the United States and Europe to show how to employ community mobilization, educational strategies, voluntarism, and mass media to achieve significant reductions in adolescent drug use.

Strategies for community-wide development of programs for drug & alcohol abuse prevention in children & adolescents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555424718
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/19/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.12 (w) x 10.24 (h) x 2.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Preventing Drug Abuse Among Youth at Risk
1. The Problem of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
2. Reducing Risk and Promoting Positive Social Development
3. Mobilizing the Community
Part Two: Community Action Strategies
4. Selecting the Best Approaches for Your Community(J. DavidHawkins, Janet Y. Miller, Richard F. Catalano, Jr.)
5. Prenatal and Infancy Programs(Kathryn E. Barnard)
6. Early Childhood Education
7. Parent Training
8. School Organization and Management
9. Instructional Improvement in Schools
10. Drug and Alcohol Prevention Curricula(The W. T. GrantConsortium on the School-Based Promotion of SocialCompetence)
11. Community and School Drug Use Policies
12. Media Mobilization
Part Three: Supporting Community Prevention Programs
13. Resources and Strategies for Funding(A. Baron Holmes IV, GaryD. Gottfredson, Janet Y. Miller)

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