Adolescent Psychology


Character Education

Children, Learning, and Technology

Classroom Management

Connection to the Community

Cultural sensitivity, multi-cultrualism

Decision Making

Educational Psychology

Emotional Literacy


Impulse Control

Learning Theory

Management of Feelings

Multiple Intelligences

Sense of Self

Substance Abuse Prevention

Violence Prevention

Substance Abuse Prevention

Cheryl Perry Ph.D. and Steven Kelder, M.P.H., Models For Effective Prevention, Journal of Adolescent Health 1992;13: 335-363

Monitoring the Future Study, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Susan T. Ennett, Ph.D., Nancy S. Tobler, MS Ph.D., Christopher Ringwalt, Dr.PH and Robert Flewelling, Ph.D., How Effective is Drug Abuse Resistance Education? A Meta-Analysis of Project DARE Outcome Evaluations, American Journal of Public Health; Sept. 94: vol 84, No. 9.

Private interviews with Alice Ray; also mentioned in reasons that people continue to use DARE despite it's ineffectiveness: "It holds kids interest."

Jason Cohn, Don't Just Say No, San Francisco Bay Guardian, August 5, 1998

Linda Dusenbury, Mathea Falco, Eleven Components of Effective Drug Abuse Prevention Curricula, Journal of School Health; Dec. 1995; vol. 65, No. 10.

Gilbert J. Botvin, Ph.D., Prevention of Adolescent Substance Abuse Through the Development of Personal and Social Competence, in Preventing Adolescent Drug Abuse: Intervention Strategies.

Dean R. Gerstein and Lawrence W. Greene, Evaluating Prevention Program Efforts in Preventing Drug Abuse: what do we know?

Maurice J. Elias, Preventative and Social Competence Programs in Use in New Jersey Public Schools: Findings from a Statewide Survey, December 1994, Executive Summary.

Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D., Prevention of Adolescent Substance Abuse through Social Skill Development, in Preventing Adolescent Drug Abuse: Intervention Strategies.

Catherine Montgomery, Children in the Digital Age, American Prospect; July-August, 1996.

Michelson, Wood, Development of Psychometric Properties of the Children's Assertiveness Behavior Scale, Journal of Behavioral Assessment, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1982.

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