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NCJ Number: 159269 Find in a Library
Title: Shining Stars: 1995 Prevention Programs That Work
Corporate Author: Southeast Regional Ctr for Drug-Free Schools and Communities
United States of America
Editor(s): B Buford
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: Southeast Regional Ctr for Drug-Free Schools and Communities
Louisville, KY 40292
Sale Source: Southeast Regional Ctr for Drug-Free Schools and Communities
Spencerian Office Plaza
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
United States of America
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document describes 47 juvenile drug prevention programs honored in the 1995 Noteworthy Programs and Practices Project of the Southeast Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, as well as the school-based prevention strategies honored by the United States Department of Education and programs recognized for promoting prevention among American Indian and Alaska Native people.
Abstract: The programs are located in Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Virgin Islands, and West Virginia. The programs include comprehensive, ongoing programs and single, stand-alone events that have clear no- use messages regarding youth and alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; have been in operation at least a year, excluding a pilot phase; reflect current research; are developmentally appropriate; use trained personnel; and are replicable in similar settings. The programs address known community, school, family, individual, and peer risk and protective factors for juvenile drug use. Each program is describes with respect to its goals and content. Program addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and contact persons
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Drug abuse education; Drug prevention programs; School delinquency programs
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