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NCJ Number: 119431 Find in a Library
Title: Parenting for Prevention: How To Raise a Child To Say No to Alcohol/Drugs
Author(s): D J Wilmes
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 197
Sponsoring Agency: Johnson Institute
Minneapolis, MN 55439
Publication Number: ISBN 0-935908-46-3
Sale Source: Johnson Institute
7205 Ohms Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55439
United States of America
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book instructs parents how to teach their children life skills, which are key long-term resources for preventing their involvement in drug and alcohol abuse.
Abstract: Life skills are a set of social skills that enable persons to be at ease in many and varied contacts with other persons. They are an assortment of positive feelings, beliefs, and behaviors that help persons handle stress and achieve psychological as well as physical health. Part 1 contains four chapters designed to lay the foundation for parents to teach their children life skills. One chapter helps parents to avoid encouraging children in irresponsible and self-destructive behavior. Other chapters in Part 1 address facts about juveniles' use of alcohol and drugs, a job description for parents, and a job description for juveniles. Part 2 guides parents in teaching life skills to their children. Special issues and concerns discussed in Part 3 focus on parental alcohol/drug use and the parent recovering from such use. Resource list, subject index.
Main Term(s): Drug prevention programs
Index Term(s): Juvenile drug use; Life skills training; Parent education; Pennsylvania
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