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NCJ Number: 136887 Find in a Library
Title: Fast Forward Drug Prevention Project: Edinburgh (From Youth Crime Prevention: A Handbook of Good Practice, 1990, P 30-33 -- See NCJ-136880)
Corporate Author: Crime Concern
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Crime Concern
Swindon, SN5 7UN
Sale Source: Crime Concern
Chapel House
Westmead Drive
Westlea
Swindon,
United Kingdom
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Edinburgh's Fast Forward Drug Prevention Project works directly with young people in youth clubs to prevent drug misuse and to promote positive alternatives.
Abstract: In addition to outlining the several key stages to establishing the project, this program description identifies recruitment and training efforts, discusses management and staffing issues, and identifies project achievements and problems. The use of the peer group is the major feature of the project which informs young people about both legal and illegal drugs. This project demonstrated that an informal, participative approach to drug education and prevention can work effectively in youth clubs and has several advantages over more traditional approaches to drug prevention. 1 table
Main Term(s): Drug prevention programs; Youth community involvement
Index Term(s): Foreign crime prevention; Juvenile drug use; Juvenile program volunteers; Volunteer training; Youth groups
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