A Systems Change Approach to Substance Abuse Prevention (Studies in Health & Human Services v. 26 illustrated edition)
By: Jacob U. Gordon (author)Hardback
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This volume is intended to fill a current gap in substance abuse prevention theory and practice. It strongly recommends outcome-based and systems change approaches: Human Service agencies must not only focus on the individuals affected by substance abuse, but the entire system, including pre-service training in human services, the environment and public policy.
A systematic analysis of substance abuse prevention - vision, polemics, and hope, Omowale Amuleru-Marshall; school-based adolescent drug prevention - what works and what doesn't work, what's next?, Nancy S. Tobler; substance abuse, violence, and crime, Albert G. Mata, Jr; Health promotion - strategies for a generation at risk, Richard P. Keeling and Eric L. Engstrom; developing an infrastructure for community prevention, Darlind J. Davis and Michael R.J. Felix; Ethnographic research methods for multicultural community needs assessment - a systems change perspective, Kristi O;Dell and Edith M. Freedman; fighting back (project neighbourhood) and systems change, Keith Brown; community exchange - an imperative in substance abuse policy development, Tamara J. Cadet. Recommendations: preventive infrastructure, James Copple; systematic support, Janine Lee; research and evaluation, Mary Jo Larson. Where do we go from here?, Jacob U. Gordon.
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