A Parents Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Student Doesn't Want You to Ask

A Parents Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Student Doesn't Want You to Ask

by Joel Epstein

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Overview

Difficult roommates. Alcohol and drug use. Money matters. Academic pressure. Helping your college-bound child make healthy choices-in the midst of newfound freedoms and unprecedented excesses-presents an entirely new area of parenting challenges. Joel Epstein, a scholar and leader in the field of post-secondary student affairs, offers parents friendly and practical advice about assisting their children with the transition to college life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568385716
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2001
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.32(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Joel C. Epstein is the former Director of Special Projects and Senior Attorney for the U .S. Department of Education' s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention. He is currently a senior associate in the Health and Human Development Programs division at Education Development Center in Newton, Massachusetts. A frequent speaker and media commentator on student life and college parent issues, Joel also consults to colleges, schools, Greek organizations, and attorneys on policy and legal compliance, student safety , risk management, and media relations. Joel's prior writing has considered topics ranging from the law of student safety to residential crime prevention, criminal prosecution, and environmental protection. A graduate of the University of Michigan and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.Joel lives in the Boston area with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introductionix
1The Right School for Your Child--and You1
2Paying for College and Getting What You Pay For29
3Choosing a Course of Study and Other Academic Concerns45
4Living the Student Life55
5Bottles, Kegs, and Other Vices85
6Health Is Academic113
7Safe and Sound139
8Who's Responsible?161
9Your Head and What's Ahead167
10Resources for Parents173
Notes189
Index203
About the Author215

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