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.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
Publications

  • Using the CAS Professional Standards: Diverse Examples of Practice
    By Needham Yancey Gulley, Shannon R. Dean, and Laura A. Dean, Editors

    Coming March 2017 – Available for Pre-Order

    Using the CAS Professional Standards is a practical text designed to highlight multiple ways to apply the standards and guidelines…

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  • Celebrate peer education with this white graduation stole. The BACCHUS Initiatives logo appears on the right side of the…

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  • Leadership Exchange magazine helps prepare chief student affairs officers for the most complex management challenges in higher education today. The magazine delivers expert news and analysis on the latest…

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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.…

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  • This updated 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Handbook of Student Affairs Administration
    By George S. McClellan and Jeremy Stringer, Editors

    The Foremost Authorities on Student Affairs Address Issues Facing The Field Today

    The Handbook of Student Affairs Administration is a comprehensive and thoughtful resource for the field,…

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  • 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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Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
Initiatives & Awards

Colorado Coalition of Campus Alcohol and Drug Educators
Colorado Coalition of Campus Alcohol and Drug Educators logo
For over 20 years, the Colorado Coalition of Campus Alcohol and Drug Educators (CADE) has supported college and university prevention effort

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    Posted on February 20, 2017 at 11:04 AM by NASPA Blog
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