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Serdahely, William J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Describes a nontraditional approach to college drug education that attempts to make the cognitive domain relevant to the student through the use of negotiated learning contracts. Includes the affective and psychomotor domains with activities in drug behavior modification, self-concept awareness, stress management, and nondrug highs. (Author/LLL)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, College Students, Course Content, Drug Education
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Bremkamp, Steven – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Presents the complex factors, i.e., social determinants, drug types, personality characteristics, reasons for drug use and misuse, which characterize the drug experience. Defines awareness of these characteristics as a developmental approach to treatment and prevention of addiction. (RC)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Biological Influences, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction
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Thorne, Daniel R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Discusses an intervention technique that can be used in working with alcoholics and drug abusers who deny the need for help. The intervention focuses on the family, providing them with drug education and improved communication skills. Defusion, reframing, and positive data are used. The counselor's role is described. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Communication Skills, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role
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Steffenhagen, R. A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Reviews the history and theory of alcoholism and hypnosis and proposes a theoretical model of alcholism based on self-esteem. Suggets that hypnosis may be an effective tool in the treatment of alcoholism with cure as the goal, and calls for more consistency in theory and practice. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Hypnosis, Models
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Sarata, B. P. V. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Presents a general model for burnout workshops for alcoholism counselors, designed to involve counselors in a sequence of activities for coping adaptively. Data concerning the level and symptoms of burnout among counselors are provided. Suggestions for planning and leading a workshop are discussed. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Burnout, Coping, Counselor Attitudes
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Engs, Ruth C.; Mulhall, Peter F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Drinking and smoking habits of a group of college students did not change after a 15-week period of exercises. Results indicate a conscious commitment to changing life-styles may be an important factor and should be considered before physical activites are added to drug and alcohol abuse programs. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Change Strategies, Drinking, Exercise
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Crossman, Lenard H. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Discusses systems theory applied to alcoholism programing which enables programers to analyze a project for maximum system effectiveness. It is suggested that generating scarce resources, especially clients, and having appropriate services, calls for extensive interorganizational linkages and for sensitive interaction with the environment. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Drug Education, Institutional Cooperation
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Mail, Patricia D. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
The greatest difference between American Indians' drinking and Caucasians' drinking seems to be style of drinking and behavior patterns. Indian culture and the history of Indian treatment by Caucasians have contributed to stress that can lead to drinking. An interdisciplinary alcohol education program is needed. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, American Indian Culture, American Indians
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DeFoe, James R.; Breed, Warren – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
Discusses how the media portray alcohol and drinking and how to change media performance. Presents some findings in abbreviated form for several media and suggests a model for working with the media in the interests of alcohol education. (Author)
Descriptors: Adults, Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Drinking
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Aguilar, Teresita E.; Munson, Wayne W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Illustrates associations between substance abuse and leisure experiences. Presents rationale for leisure interventions for adolescents designed to remediate this social and behavioral problem. Suggests leisure education and counseling for inclusion in prevention or intervention strategies for substance abuse. Provides recommendations for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Counseling, Drug Abuse
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Russac, R. J.; Weaver, Sharon T. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
Criticizes current prevention education efforts for retaining characteristics of older quantitative approaches to education. Suggests qualitative approach to prevention education be taken and discusses transactional model of substance abuse based on development of the child within both social and family context. Recommends approach that draws…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Alcohol Abuse, Child Development, Cognitive Development
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Watts, Thomas D.; Wright, Roosevelt, Jr. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1991
Briefly discusses some aspects of the role of the state and the position of minorities in respect to alcoholism policies and services. Includes case study of a Black alcoholic. Refers readers to studies on Black alcoholism, Native American alcoholism, Hispanic alcoholism, and Asian-American alcoholism. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks
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Pendorf, James E. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1990
Provides outline narrative of most possible outcomes of regular heavy alcohol use, regular alcohol abuse, or chronic alcoholism. A systems analysis approach is used to expose conditions that may result when a human organism is subjected to excessive and chronic alcohol consumption. Such an approach illustrates the detrimental effects which alcohol…
Descriptors: Adults, Alcoholism, Systems Analysis
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Pimental, Lisa; Malaney, Gary D. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Discusses services offered by Wellness Program at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Provides some background on origin of sober housing program for students and investigates satisfaction level of student participants. Information presented can be used by administrators in establishing similar programs on other campuses and can serve as…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, College Environment, College Students, Dormitories
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Swisher, John D.; Ashby, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Evaluated National Regional Center's (NRC) team training approach used to train school and community agency personnel in drug abuse prevention. NRC-trained teams appeared to have most positive impact at junior high level. Findings suggest it is too early to assess behavior among elementary students and too late developmentally to have effect at…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Formative Evaluation, Junior High Schools
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