Americans use of drink or drug as a rite of passage into adulthood

Americans use of drink or drug as a rite of passage into adulthood

When Americans use drink or drug as a rite of passage into adulthood, how does this differ from use of consciousness altering drugs during rites of passage in traditional and/or tribal societies? How can we reconcile a drug-free perspective for American y

When Americans use drink or drug as a rite of passage into adulthood, how does this differ from use of consciousness altering drugs during rites of passage in traditional and/or tribal societies? How can we reconcile a drug-free perspective for American youth with acceptance of rites of passage in tribal and traditional society?
Topic: Overview of Issues Concerning Adolescence
Course Contents
Lecture Note
1. Module 1 Lecture
Read the Module 1 Lecture.
Module 1 Lecture0
Electronic Resource
1. A Social Norms Approach to Preventing Binge Drinking at Colleges and Universities
Haines, M. P. (1996). A social norms approach to preventing binge drinking at colleges and universities. Newton, MA: The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention.
http://socialnorms.org/pdf/socnormapproach.pdf

2. An Overview of the Social Norms Approach
Berkowitz, A. D. (2005). An overview of the social norms approach. In L. C. Lederman and L. P. Stewart (Eds.), Changing the culture of college drinking (pp. 193-215). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, Inc.
http://www.alanberkowitz.com/articles/social_norms_short.pdf

3. Drug Policy Protecting Youth
Review the articles under the Protecting Youth section of the Drug Policy.org website to learn more about key youth issues related to drug use and abuse.
http://www.drugpolicy.org/issues/protecting-youth

4. From Boys to Men: Rediscovering Rites of Passage
Bliss, J., & Helfand, I. (2000). From boys to men: Rediscovering rites of passage. Soulawakening.
http://www.soulawakening.org/rediscovering.html

5. From a Glass Half Empty to a Glass Half Full: A Review of the Transition From Deficit to Strength-Based Approaches
Utesch, W. (2005). From a glass half empty to a glass half full: A review of the transition from deficit to strength-based approaches.
http://web.archive.org/web/20040415164346/http://www.foellinger.org/ResourcesLinks/UteschArticle.pdf

6. Protective Factors Can Buffer High-Risk Youths From Drug Use
Mathias, R. (1996). Protective factors can buffer high-risk youths from drug use. NIDA Notes, 11(3).
http://archives.drugabuse.gov/NIDA_Notes/NNVol11N3/Protective.html

7. TIP 31: Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 31 (Chapters 1 and 2)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (1999). TIP 31: Screening and assessing adolescents for substance use disorders: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 31 (Chapters 1 and 2). Chapters 1 and 2 are available under the Contents menu at the bottom of the NCBI webpage.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=hssamhsatip&part=A54841
e-Library Resource
1. Risk Factors Leading to Adolescent Substance Abuse
Beman, D. S. (1995) Risk factors leading to adolescent substance abuse. Adolescence, 20(117), p. 201-208.
http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=9505150310&loginpage=Login.asp&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Website
1. Alan Berkowitz, Ph.D.
Review Dr. Alan Berkowitz’s website.
http://www.alanberkowitz.com/

2. Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group.
Review the Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Study Group website.
http://www2.aptron.com/~adtsg/bibliography%20on%20hallucinogenics.htm

3. Council on Spiritual Practices
Review the Council on Spiritual Practices website.
http://www.csp.org/practices/entheogens/docs/CPDD2001.html

4. National Social Norms Institute
Review the National Social Norms Institute website.

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5. Office of Applied Studies of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Review the Office of Applied Studies of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.
http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/NHSDA/NAC97/COVER.HTM
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