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United States Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

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Works: 185 works in 317 publications in 1 language and 12,824 library holdings
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Most widely held works by United States
Prevention plus II : tools for creating and sustaining drug-free communities by Sharon K Amatetti( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you can do about drug use in America( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning awareness into action : what your community can do about drug use in America by United States( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prevention plus III : assessing alcohol and other drug prevention programs at the school and community level : a four-step guide to useful program assessment by Jean Ann Linney( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This workbook, the third in a series of "Prevention Plus" publications, provides a step-by-step approach to assessing alcohol and other drug prevention programs at the school and community level. Program assessment is presented according to a four-step model: (1) goal and desired outcome identification; (2) process assessment; (3) outcome assessment; and (4) impact assessment. The workbook contains several major sections. The first two sections describe the logic of program assessment, the basic four-step approach to assessment, and the benefits and some of the costs and fears of program assessment and evaluation. The section on prevention describes basic concepts of prevention and discusses problems and recommendations in prevention programming and special considerations in evaluating prevention programs. The section on program assessment plans describes the plan for collecting information about program effectiveness and the degree of confidence with which the information can be interpreted. Pre-program assessment, post-program assessment, and other aspects of program assessment design are discussed. The next two sections on using this workbook provide: (1) an overview of the four-step worksheets and steps in preparing a report; and (2) two examples of program assessment using the worksheet modules. The next, and by far the longest, section is devoted to specific worksheets to be used in evaluating any of 50 types of activities that are commonly used in alcohol and other drug prevention programs. Examples are provided and directions are given for getting started on program assessment. The last section concerns assessment measures; it includes questionnaires and survey instruments that can be used to measure the program outcomes and the impact the reader hopes to achieve from local prevention programs. A list of clearinghouses, specialized information centers of national organizations, and Department of Education Regional Training Centers is included. (Lll)
Parent training is prevention : preventing alcohol and other drug problems among youth in the family by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcohol practices, policies, and potentials of American colleges and universities by Lewis D Eigen( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicating about alcohol and other drugs : strategies for reaching populations at risk by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stopping alcohol and other drug use before it starts : the future of prevention : a report by Robert L DuPont( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen's alcohol and other drug prevention directory : resources for getting involved by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory "of prevention contacts, programs, and services." Arranged under federal agencies, national organizations, states and territories, and clearinghouses/resource centers. Entries give identification and descriptive information. Glossary
Young teens : who they are and how to communicate with them about alcohol & other drugs by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program strategies for preventing fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol-related birth defects( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with youth in high-risk environments : experiences in prevention by Office for Substance Abuse Prevention( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research, action, and the community : experiences in the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document presents modified and updated papers from a symposium held to examine alcohol and drug abuse prevention efforts worldwide. It contains 32 papers from 11 countries; papers include: (1) "Community Action on Alcohol Problems: The Demonstration Project as an Unstable Mixture" (Robin Room); (2) "Perspectives on the Community in Action Research" (Harold Holder and Norman Giesbrecht); (3) "Democracy and Community Action Programs" (Stig Larsson); (4) "Problems of Action Research: Some Practical Experiences" (Marja Holmila); (5) "Addressing the Problems of Action Research in the Community: Lessons from Alcohol and Drug Education" (Michael s, Goodstadt); (6) "Paths Ahead for Server Intervention in Canada" (Eric Single); (7) "Environmental Design to Prevent Problems of Alcohol Availability: Concepts and Prospects" (Friedner D. Wittman); (8) "Conducting Community Action Research" (Ann Pederson, Susan Roxburgh, and Laura Wood); and (9) "Lessons from Community Action Research Experiences and Suggestions for Future Prevention Projects" (Norman Giesbrecht, Peter Conley, Robert Denniston, Louis Gliksman, Harold Holder, Ann Pederson, Robin Room, and Martin Shain). The other 23 papers consist of brief and extended case studies on particular action research projects that were recently completed or, in some cases, are underway. Reports of four workshops, the symposium program, and a list of contacts are appended. (Nb)
Prevention research findings : 1988 proceedings of the First National Conference on Prevention Research Findings : implications for alcohol and other drug abuse program planning by Office for Substance Abuse Prevention( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preventing HIV infection among youth( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcohol and other drug use is a special concern for African American families and communities by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking new ground for youth at risk : program summaries by United States( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is the first in a series of technical reports concerning the high-risk youth demonstration grants of the Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP). The report summarizes the 130 demonstration grants funded in 1987 to develop, test, and evaluate promising approaches for working with high-risk youth. These approaches involve prevention, intervention, and treatment programs for individuals and groups, as well as comprehensive community-wide projects. The project name, agency, contact, target population, project area, and synopses are included for each grantee. In 56% of the grants, the target population is a minority group. Multiethnic groups that include whites are the target group of an additional 41% of the grants. The etiology of alcohol and other drug use and prevention are discussed, with a review of pertinent research. Summaries describe the models used to reduce the prevalence and incidence of alcohol and other drug problems among specific populations. They also present the outcomes expected by grantees and the contributions being made by each program to the prevention field. Summaries are listed in the following categories: (1) Asian/Pacific Islanders; (2) Blacks; (3) Hispanics; (4) Native Americans; (5) White Americans; (6) multiethnic (minority); and (7) multiethnic (including Whites). Two figures, statistical data on six graphs, and a 157-item list of references is included. (SLD)
Legal issues for alcohol and other drug use prevention and treatment programs serving high-risk youth by Margaret K Brooks( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifying the needs of drug-affected children : public policy issues by United States( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCenter for Substance Abuse Prevention (U.S.)

Maryland. Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

Maryland Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

Office for Substance Abuse Prevention United States

OSAP

United States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration. Office of Substance Abuse Prevention

United States Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

United States Office of Substance Abuse Prevention

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English (92)