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NCJ Number: 41324 Find in a Library
Title: EVALUATIVE STUDY OF THE NEBRASKA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR OFFENDERS
Author(s): C E REASONS; J SEEM
Corporate Author: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 147
Sponsoring Agency: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68508
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN EVALUATION, DATED AUGUST 1974, OF THE DETERRENT EFFECT OF NEBRASKA'S DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR THOSE CONVICTED OF POSSESSION AND/OR SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
Abstract: INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED WITH A SAMPLE OF COUNTY JUDGES, INSTRUCTORS OF DRUG EDUCATION, AND OFFENDERS TAKING THE COURSE DURING A THREE YEAR PERIOD DISCLOSED THAT SUCH DRUG EDUCATION DOES NOT ACT AS A DETERRENT TO ILLICIT DRUG USE. NONETHELESS, THE LARGE MAJORITY OF OFFENDERS AND INSTRUCTORS BELIEVED THE PROGRAM HELPED SOME OFFENDERS AND SHOULD BE KEPT, BUT CHANGED. THE GREATEST AREAS OF DISCREPANCY IN A COMPARISON OF INSTRUCTOR AND PARTICIPANT RESPONSES CONCERNED THE INSTRUCTOR'S ABILITY TO RELATE TO OFFENDERS AND HIS KNOWLEDGE OF DRUGS. APPENDIXES CONTAIN QUESTIONNAIRES AND DATA CHARTS.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...TWH
Index Term(s): Drug information; Drug offenders; Drug prevention programs; Inmate Programs; Nebraska; Program evaluation; Rehabilitation
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