AN ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR INDUSTRY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$498,699.00
Award Year:
1992
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
14016
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Isa Associates
1625 K St Nw #1000, Washington, DC, 20006
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Royer F Cook
(202) 728-1062
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ALCOHOL ABUSE INFLICTS TERRIBLE DAMAGE ON THE ADULT WORKING POPULATION OF THIS COUNTRY AND COSTS INDUSTRY APPROXIMATELY $71 BILLION EACH YEAR, YET THERE ARE VIRTUALLY NO ADVANCED ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS IN INDUSTRY. ISA ASSOCIATES WILL DEVELOP AN ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR INDUSTRY, BASED ON A SOCIAL LEARNING MODEL AND CAST IN AHEALTH PROMOTION FRAMEWORK. THE PROGRAM WILL BE SUITABLE FOR USE IN MOST WORKSITES, BUT WILL BE ORIENTED ESPECIALLY TOWARD THE BLUE-COLLAR WORKFORCE. DURING PHASE I, A PROTOTYPE WORKSITE ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM WILL BE DEVELOPED AND PRELIMINARILY TESTED. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE BASED ON A SOCIAL-LEARNING CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF WORKSITE SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND WILL BE DESIGNED FOR COMPATIBILITY WITH WORKSITE HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMS. THE COMPONENTS OF THE PROTOTYPE PROGRAM WILL BE TESTED IN FOCUS GROUPS AND PREPARED FOR PHASE II. DURING PHASE II, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT WILL BE COMPLETED AND THE PROGRAM WILL BE RIGOROUSLY TESTED IN A WORKSITE.

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