Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Examines the scope of the problem of alcohol and other drug abuse, including the elevated risk in the first year of college, and discusses interventions and provides examples of programs that prevention professionals can use to help students successfully negotiate the transition from high school to college life.
Presents a compilation of articles related to alcohol and drug prevention initiatives and programs on college campuses. Topics include: an overview of the drug use problem on college campuses, environmental management and the prevention of drug abuse, marijuana and prescription drug use, and collegiate high-risk drinking habits.
Includes an article on science and Impaired driving behavior and consequences among U.S. college students, a message from Kevin Jennings, OSDFS Assistant Deputy Secretary, and a Q&A With Steven Bloch, Automobile Club of Southern California.
Outlines the prevalence of AOD use among college athletes and the implications of the “culture of drinking” on student health. The report then offers effective prevention strategies to address these concerns on campus.
Features presentations by a panel of experts that addressed alcohol’s impact on the developing brain of young adults; how to encourage dialogue among institute of higher education professionals and community stakeholders around actionable strategies and tactics to prevent underage drinking; and partnerships and programs that can help reduce underage drinking.
Describes the role of evaluation in program planning and implementation for alcohol and other drug and violence prevention programs; skills, expertise, qualifications, and experience to look for when seeking an evaluator; incentives for the evaluator; questions to ask when considering an evaluator; and how to network to find the right evaluator.
Reviews the national scope of drug use problems among college students, while stressing the need to analyze and understand what is happening locally on college and university campuses. Informed by the Environmental Management Framework, the publication introduces specific promising strategies to combat other drug use issues on campuses.
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