Theory, application, design, implementation, and
evaluation of prevention and intervention programs
for school-age youth in school and community
settings. Students also examine the cultural,
social, psychological, family, and political
factors bearing on children's understanding of and
experiences with alcohol and other drugs.
Prevention and intervention through enhancement of
social competence are presented from
constructivist and ecological-developmental
perspectives with application to individuals and
to small-group and classroom-based settings.