Improving Drug Education--Concept Training for Teachers

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$641,869.00
Award Year:
1996
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
1 R43 DA09933-01,
Award Id:
29316
Agency Tracking Number:
29316
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4420 Hunters Run Drive, Clemmons, NC, 27012
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
William Hansen
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
School-based substance abuse prevention efforts have advanced significantly during the past two decgrowing evidence of the effectiveness of approaches that address social influences. A crucial unmetbased delivery of effective prevention services. Previous projects have attempted to prevent substanprogrammed curricular instruction. This project offers a promising alternative that emphasizes the dcompetence rather than program design as a means for accomplishing prevention goals. By training teaimportant to substance use prevention, this project will serve as a crucial link between state- of-tprevention research and effective service delivery in the normal school environment. Training-to-masteachers to deliver existing and yet-to-be-developed curricula more effectively. Trained teachers wicurrently ineffective programs to be more effective and generate new approaches that meet the specifstudents. Training will be delivered through continuing education credit courses, the normal route odevelopment for teachers. The course will consist of three sequenced programs each consisting of tenIn this Phase I the program will be developed and pilot tested.

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