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NCJ Number: 120769 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Missouri Curriculum Guide for Alcohol and Drug Education Programs
Corporate Author: Missouri Dept of Mental Health
Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 176
Sponsoring Agency: Missouri Dept of Mental Health
Jefferson City, MO 65102
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Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This curriculum guide is designed for use in a 10-hour course required by Missouri law and regulations for youths under age 21 convicted of certain alcohol and drug-related offenses and for those convicted for the first time of possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Abstract: The program aims to provide students with enough clear, accurate information that they can reevaluate their past decisions to drink or use illicit drugs and change their behaviors or seek treatment if they are chemically dependent. The manual can be used either as a reference guide or as a detailed lesson plan. Topics include substances of abuse and their effects, the effects of substance use on driving skills, the progression of chemical dependency, and life skills like decisionmaking skills and refusal skills. Instructor's guidelines, sample forms, administrative guidelines, and lists and samples of resource materials.
Main Term(s): Drug abuse education
Index Term(s): Drug effects; Drug prevention programs; Missouri
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