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NCJ Number: 157552 Find in a Library
Title: Seven Lessons for Children of Substance Abusive Families: A Guide for K-6 Teachers, Counselors, and Social Workers
Author(s): C Struben
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 63
Sponsoring Agency: Learning Publications, Inc
Holmes Beach, FL 34218-6651
Publication Number: ISBN 1-55691-092-4
Sale Source: Learning Publications, Inc
Marketing Manager
P.O. Box 1338
5351 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34218-6651
United States of America
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This curriculum focuses specifically on the needs of children from substance abusive families and presents a program to allow them to develop the attitudes and skills necessary to participate in healthy relationships, relieve their burdens of misplaced guilt, develop problem-solving techniques, and foster positive self- images.
Abstract: Each of the seven lessons presented here can be adapted for students through the sixth grade. The first lesson should be presented to all students at the end of a general drug prevention unit, in order to allow children the chance to recognize if they live in a substance abusing family. The subsequent six lessons should be taught to those self-identified students; they focus on choices, feelings, defense mechanisms, chemically dependent family structures, coping, and the celebration of growth. Each lesson plan includes main and secondary objectives, materials, procedures, and a lesson conclusion. 3 appendixes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Children of alcoholics; Children of drug abusers; Drug prevention programs; Lesson plans
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