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Beyond Prevention Curricula: A Guide To Developing Alternative Activities Programs, U.S. Department Of Education Jan 1994

Beyond Prevention Curricula: A Guide To Developing Alternative Activities Programs, U.S. Department Of Education

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This guide is designed to help educators and youth workers better understand how programs of alternative activities can effectively be used to supplement school-based efforts to prevent alcohol and other drug use among youth, and to encourage schools to become more involved in program development and implementation. It seeks to clear up some of the confusion over what constitutes a program of alternative activities and what its goals should be, to improve understanding of the potential value of this approach, and to recommend promising strategies for improving the effectiveness of these activities in preventing and reducing use of alcohol and ...