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NCJ Number: 147076 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: AT-RISK YOUTH IN CRISIS: A HANDBOOK FOR COLLABORATION BETWEEN SCHOOLS AND SOCIAL SERVICES -- VOLUME 4: SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Corporate Author: Eric Clearinghouse on Educational Management
United States of America

Linn-Benton Education Service District
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 62
Sponsoring Agency: Eric Clearinghouse on Educational Management
Eugene, OR 97403
Linn-Benton Education Service District
Albany, OR
US Dept of Education
Washington, DC 20208
Contract Number: OERI-R-188062004
Publication Number: ISBN 0-86552-112-3
Sale Source: Eric Clearinghouse on Educational Management
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
United States of America
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The At-Risk Youth in Crisis Handbook Series is designed to promote interagency agreement on procedures for schools to follow in managing crisis situations with at-risk students; this volume focuses on student alcohol and drug use.
Abstract: The volume identifies behavioral indicators of student substance abuse, stages of abuse, procedures for handling drug use situations in general and health emergencies in particular, key components of effective confrontation, and policy development steps. Information on student alcohol and drug use is provided, and symptoms and indicators of harmful drug use and dependency are noted. Policy and procedural considerations in responding to five drug use situations are described: (1) confirmed use, possession, or sale; (2) suspected use, possession, or sale; (3) student self- referral; (4) substance use health emergency; and (5) student affected by another's use. The importance of substance abuse education and awareness training and alcohol and drug policy development is emphasized. Legal issues associated with preventing student alcohol and drug use are discussed, along with community resources available in Oregon. 13 references and 11 footnotes
Main Term(s): Juvenile drug abusers
Index Term(s): Adolescents at risk; Children at risk; Crime in schools; Crisis intervention; Interagency cooperation; Juvenile drug use; Oregon; Students; Underage Drinking
Note: At-Risk Youth in Crisis Handbook Series
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