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- Discusses the three major theories of prevention—risk and protective factors, resiliency, and developmental assets—along with research-based findings on the six CSAP strategies to allow the reader to gain a multi-disciplinary, theoretical background to substance abuse prevention (Ch. 2).
- Presents a comprehensive program planning and evaluation process in Chapter 3.
- Provides information on how to create a logic model, develop evaluation questions, and select evaluation methods to assist students in designing and implementing an evaluation (Ch. 8). The logic model creates a map for successfully implementing and evaluating programs/strategies.
- Includes a sample grant application for students to read and critique (Ch. 11) and a sample case study (Appendix) to provide students with practical application of all of the material taught in the book.
- Provides a chart of each major drug category that includes an overview of the drug category's effects, symptoms of overdose, possible withdrawal effects, and acute and chronic effects (Ch. 4).
- Includes guidelines on becoming culturally competent prevention professionals who can build culturally competent prevention organizations (Ch. 5).
- Provides an introduction to four human development theories and their application in the field of substance abuse prevention to help students understand the various developmental stages that clients experience, enabling them to custom fit prevention programs and strategies to their clients (Ch. 6).
- Two real-life case studies demonstrate how to use the skills of media advocacy (Ch. 7).
- A discussion on the evolution of substance abuse prevention and a historical timeline in Chapter 1 allow students to gain a historical perspective on substance abuse prevention in the United States and an understanding of key terms used in the field.
- Case studies are included in various chapters of the textbook, as well as in Appendix D, providing students and instructors with real-life examples of translating research to practice.
Table of contents
1. Introduction —Julie Hogan.
2. Prevention Research—Julie Hogan.
3. Prevention Program Planning—Kristen Reed Gabrielson.
4. Facts about Drugs— Nora Luna.
5. The Cultural Context and Ethics of Prevention—Denise Grothaus.
6. Incorporating Human Development Theory into Prevention—Denise Grothaus.
7. The Media and Prevention—Nora Luna.
8. The Logic Model and E
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