Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention

The Alcohol, Other Drugs Prevention Focus Area highlights the continued challenges facing higher education when it comes to substance abuse on campuses. Bringing together the resources of Knowledge Communities, specialized conferences, and in-depth research the AOD focus area is committed to providing student affairs practitioners with the tools necessary to effectively deal with these challenges.

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  • The mission of Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (JSARP) is to publish the most rigorous, relevant, and well-respected research that makes a difference in student affairs practice.…


  • This set of Professional Competency Areas is intended to define the broad professional knowledge, skills, and, in some cases, attitudes expected of student affairs professionals regardless of their area…

  • In Search of Safer Communities
    By Margaret A. Jablonski, George McClellan, and Eugene L. Zdziarski

    The tragic shootings at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007, shocked the nation, including those of us who work in student affairs. In fall 2007, NASPA convened a working…

  • Decisions Matter: Using a Decision-Making Framework with Contemporary Student Affairs Case Studies
    By Annemarie Vaccaro, Brian McCoy, Delight Champagne, and Michael Siegel

    Decisions Matter is an innovative guide designed to help novice student affairs professionals develop effective decision-making skills. Written by seasoned student affairs educators and practitioners, this book contains a…


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