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Preventing Drug Abuse among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders: Examples of Research-Based Drug Abuse Prevention Programs

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About the Course:

The National Institute on Drug Abuse focuses on risks for drug abuse and other problem behaviors that occur throughout a child’s development. Prevention interventions designed and tested to address risks can help children at every step along their developmental path. Research funded by NIDA and other organizations shows that early intervention can prevent many adolescent risk behaviors. This course covers Chapter 4 of this research-based guide. The document covers pages 26-35 or on Adobe PDF pages 33-42.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publication Date:

October, 2003

Course Material Author

Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D., et al.

This publication was written by Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D., Susan L. David, M.P.H., Suman A. Rao, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about preventing drug use among children and adolescents. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify universal research-based drug prevention programs designed for elementary, middle school, and high school students.

  2. Describe selective research-based drug prevention programs that have proven to be effective.

  3. List indicated research-based drug prevention programs that can be implemented by a community or used as models for developing tailored programs.

  4. Identify tiered research-based drug prevention programs targeted at elementary and middle school students.

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Course Number 101094
1 credit hour
  • Online Article
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