Cultural Practices in American Indian Substance Abuse Prevention Programs

About the Course:

The use of American Indian cultural activities in substance abuse prevention programs is part of the indigenous cultural renaissance that has been under way in tribal communities since the late 1960s. American Indians’ pride in their heritage has been growing as has their awareness of their unique position as nations within a nation. Please note that this article is from Adobe pages 22-32 only.


Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

Publication Date:

December 2000


Sandie Johnson, M.A.

Sandie Johnson, M.A., is a project officer in CSAP’s Division of State and Community Systems Development.

Ruth Sanchez-Way, Ph.D.

Ruth Sanchez-Way, Ph.D., is Acting Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the cultural practices in American Indian prevention programs. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the cultural interventions in American Indian prevention programs.

  2. Describe the components of a multilevel cultural intervention.

  3. Explain the continuum of health care.

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Course Number: 101332
Total Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
Format: Online Article
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