Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention: Insights from Long-Term Advocates (Paperback)

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Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention: Insights from Long-Term Advocates (Paperback)

By David S. Anderson (Editor)

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Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention blends the wisdom of numerous long-term professionals addressing drug and alcohol issues with helpful strategies and current science.

Organized around the Pyramid of Success that emphasizes Competence, Confidence, and Commitment, this book offers practical and grounded approaches for better addressing substance abuse issues. Included are insights from 50 contributors, featuring professional perspectives from practitioners with decades of experience. While issues of substance abuse are not readily solved or cured, they can be better addressed - more effectively, more efficiently, and more appropriately. This timely resource offers a unique blend of science-based strategies and resourceful foundations for implementation.

Designed for those working either directly or indirectly with problems associated with substance use disorders, this book will aid those in a wide variety of settings, whether in schools, communities, business, or government.

David S. Anderson, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. His research focuses primarily on drug and alcohol abuse prevention, wellness, and health promotion, with attention to youth, young adults, and professional development; specialty areas include substance abuse prevention and wellness promotion, strategic planning, program development, health communication, and needs assessment and evaluation. Noteworthy publications include Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide Forward, Wellness Issues for Higher Education, Further Wellness Issues for Higher Education, Promising Practices Sourcebook, and Charting Your Course: A Lifelong Guide to Health and Compassion.
Product Details ISBN: 9781138588424
ISBN-10: 1138588423
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 26th, 2019
Pages: 342
Language: English