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An Introduction to Mediation, Family Group Conferencing, and Concurrent Planning: Pathways to Permanence

This 30-minute video resource provides a quick, easy to follow, and accurate overview for those interested in these three emerging strategies. Narrated by a young woman who spent many years in foster care, the first segment of this video discusses the philosophies and processes of Family Group Conferencing. Used by trainers nationwide, this video's opening segment creates an emotionally compelling portrait of this approach. To order a free copy of this video, please call 1-800-ASK-DTFA or direct 614-764-8454. Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Adult           30 min.           2000            DVD-175

Faith Community Involvement in Substance Abuse Prevention

This videoconference will provide an overview of President George Bush's faith- and community-based initiative, examine the ways in which that initiative affects community antidrug coalitions, and describe effective faith-based programs implemented by such coalitions. The conference will also discuss challenges that coalitions face in engaging the faith community and strategies designed to overcome them. The broadcast is intended for Drug-Free Communities Support Program grantees; Weed & Seed and Safe and Drug-Free Schools coordinators; community antidrug coalition leaders and volunteers; drug court, education, law enforcement, prevention, and treatment professionals; and others interested in learning about the role that faith-based organizations can play in community antidrug activities.
Adult            90 min.            2003            V-122

Getting Media Attention for Prevention Efforts

This interactive learning event is an opportunity for participants to learn why a communications strategy is important in the field of prevention and what is involved in effective media relations. Featuring three experts in the areas of communication, substance abuse, and the media, the broadcast will provide strategies for publicizing and disseminating information about prevention efforts with examples of effective media relations in various formats.
High School - Adult            60 min.           2004            V-126

High School - Adult
Keeping Kids Drug-Free: Effective Prevention Programs

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention's (CSAP) Regional Centers for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPTs) and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) presented a teleconference about effective prevention approaches for working with high-risk youth. The broadcast highlighted seven programs funded by CSAP that have been termed "scientifically defensible" based on rigorous evaluation and positive outcomes. These seven High Risk Youth Models were presented by the people who make them work every day. The programs can be replicated and should achieve similar positive findings in reducing alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use attitudes and behaviors in other communities.
Adult            120 min.            1999            V-195

Safe School Helpline Implementation Video

The Safe School Helpline is a 24-hour service that empowers students, parents and community members to report unsafe, at-risk situations without identifying themselves.
Junior High - High School            13 min.           1998            V-5069

Junior High - High School