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Parent drug education programs: Reasons, problems and implications

Fox, Tricia A. (1991) Parent drug education programs: Reasons, problems and implications. Canadian Journal of Counselling, 25(1), pp. 50-55.

Abstract

The prevalence of drugs in society has led many parents to seek assistance from parent drug education programs. However, because of environmental influences, and parental characteristics and needs, drug education programs specifically aimed at parents may not be effective in assisting them to cope with drug problems within their families. This paper presents an overview of parent drug education programs together with information regarding those problems, concerns and needs faced by parents who are dealing with an offspring drug user/abuser. The presentation emphasizes the unique, individual characteristics of parent drug education programs. The influence of parental characteristics on parent drug education programs warrants more research.

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ID Code: 10393
Item Type: Journal Article
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ISSN: 0828-3893
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1991 Canadian Counselling Asociation
Deposited On: 25 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 17:51

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