Substance Abuse Prevention The Intersection of Science and Practice

ISBN-10: 0205341624

ISBN-13: 9780205341627

Edition: 2003

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Description: This text teaches students about the science-based components of substance abuse prevention practice. This cutting-edge book responds to the growing need for a textbook that addresses the rapid development of the substance abuse prevention profession. Finally, professors have a text that supports the content of their prevention courses! Substance Abuse Prevention presents the most current knowledge in the field, analyzing what does and doesn't work in the implementation of prevention programs. The text also prepares students for the successful completion of the ICRC examination.

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Book details

List price: $136.60
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction
Evolution and Training of the Prevention Discipline
Attitudes about Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD)
Definitions of Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Dependence/Addiction
Justification for Theory
Building Blocks for the Prevention Profession
Prevention Research
The Risk and Protective Factors Theory
The Resiliency Approach
The Developmental Assets Approach
The Six CSAP Strategies
Prevention Program Planning
Assess the Readiness of the Community and Mobilize for Action
Assess the Levels of Risk Factors and Protective Factors in the Community
Translate Data into Priorities
Examine the Resources in the Community That Are Reducing Risk Factors and Increasing Protective Factors
Select a Target Population
Apply "Guiding Principles" and "Best Practices"
Evaluate
Facts about Drugs
Definitions
Models of Addiction
Central Nervous System Depressants
Opiates
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Hallucinogens
Cannabinols
Steroids
Inhalants
Drugs of Abuse Chart
Gateway Drugs
Trends in Drug Use
The Cultural Context and Ethics of Prevention
Culture Defined
Elements of Culture
Types of Culture
Cultural Competence
Working in the Community
Ethics in Prevention
Incorporating Human Development Theory into Prevention
Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Developmental Stages
Jean Piaget's Cognitive-Developmental Stages
Medicine Wheel
The Media and Prevention
Media Advocacy
Media Literacy
Social Marketing
The Logic Model and Evaluation
Logic Model
Developing Evaluation Questions
Internal or External Evaluations?
Developing a Design to Answer Evaluation Questions
Developing Methods to Carry Out the Evaluation Design
Sample Logic Model with Design and Methods
Analyzing Evaluation Data
Conducting the Evaluation
Using the Answers to the Evaluation Questions
Communication Strategies
Communication Models
Listening
Public Speaking Skills
Group Facilitation and Leadership Skills
Leadership Styles
Grant Writing
Introduction to Grant Writing in Prevention
Motivations of Grant Makers
Preliminary Steps to Grant Writing
Writing Shorter Letter Proposals
Writing Long Proposals
General Grant-writing Tips
What Happens Next?
Bringing It All Together
Challenges in Applying Science-based Prevention Principles to Prevention Programs
Review of Book's Chapters
Grant Applications
Hope Unlimited Discussion
The Ponca Prevention Program Discussion
Community Readiness Survey
Validated Archival Indicators
Three Case Studies in Prevention
Case Study in Prevention: Closing the Gap between Research and Practice--Lessons of the First Three Years of CSAP's National CAPT System, 1997-2000
Glossary
Index
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