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Communities That Care: Action for Drug Abuse Prevention



Communities That Care: Action for Drug Abuse Prevention

J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano Jr.

ISBN: 978-1-555-42471-8 August 1992 Jossey-Bass 272 Pages


Shows how to create a comprehensive, community-wide prevention program to effectively confront the serious drug and alcohol problems threatening our youth. Shows how to employ community mobilization, educational strategies, volunteerism, and mass media to achieve significant reductions in adolescent drug use.
Part One: Preventing Drug Abuse Among Youth at Risk
1. The Problem of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
2. Reducing Risk and Promoting Positive Social Development
3. Mobilizing the Community
Part Two: Community Action Strategies
4. Selecting the Best Approaches for Your Community(J. DavidHawkins, Janet Y. Miller, Richard F. Catalano, Jr.)
5. Prenatal and Infancy Programs(Kathryn E. Barnard)
6. Early Childhood Education
7. Parent Training
8. School Organization and Management
9. Instructional Improvement in Schools
10. Drug and Alcohol Prevention Curricula(The W. T. GrantConsortium on the School-Based Promotion of SocialCompetence)
11. Community and School Drug Use Policies
12. Media Mobilization
Part Three: Supporting Community Prevention Programs
13. Resources and Strategies for Funding(A. Baron Holmes IV, GaryD. Gottfredson, Janet Y. Miller)