80 Creative Strategies for Working With Challenging Parents
This unique and invaluable book provides eighty easy-to-follow strategies, suggestions and activities for dealing with different kinds of challenges educators face when attempting to communicate and work with some parents. Includes insights to help you understand...
Binge Drinking - A New College Epidemic
Alcohol and drug use is a common health problem on college and university campuses. Alan Handysides shares the statistics among college aged young adults, and what it means for the thousands of students attending Christian colleges and Adventist schools. Handysides...
How to Fight Drug Abuse Through Legislation
This JAE article examines alcohol-related legislation and tobacco laws. Statistics on alcohol-related accidents and changes in alcohol-related laws are presented. Tobacco use, laws, and advertising are discussed. Home and school organizations, student groups,...
JAE Editorial: Drug Abuse
This special edition of JAE handling drug abuse suggests that in spite of expectations that the school's location, the health message and religion should provide immunity from substance abuse, youth in Adventist schools are affected. The traditional approach...
Making Students Bulletproof - Resilience, the Paradigm of Hope
Is there anything teachers and administrators can do to limit at-risk behaviors in teens and young adults? This article examines recent research that shows how schools can make a difference by creating an environment that strengthens students' resiliency,...
Parents and Teachers - Working Together to Prevent Adolescent Drug Use
Grade 5-Grade 12
This JAE article examines how parent groups can work cooperatively with school and community leaders to prevent adolescent drug and alcohol use. The National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth is the national network organization for these groups.
SAMHSA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This site provides links to mental health services, addiction treatment, prevention, statistics and data, workplace resources, and faith-based community initiatives. Additional links...
Substance Use on Adventist College Campuses - A Summary from Two Surveys
This article presents the results of surveys conducted in 1991-1992 on the incidence of substance use and abuse on Adventist college campuses. General conclusions are that Adventist campuses are safer than public college campuses in terms of exposure to addictive...
VG2 Update 10: How At-Risk are our Kids?
This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter reports on the attitudes of students in grades 6-12 toward at-risk behaviors such as tobacco and marijuana use, and alcohol consumption. The instrument in this Valuegenesis 2 report addressed students' understanding of church...
VG2 Update 17: At-Risk Behavior and Our Youth
Grade 9-Grade 12
This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter reports on the incidence of at-risk behavior in Adventist youth, the percentage of Adventist youth involved in at-risk behaviors, and the influence of supportive and effective environments.