Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth

This course has been terminated. It is no longer available.

About the Course:

Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth analyzes the prevalence and overlap of substance-related behaviors among youth, with comparisons by age, group, gender, and race/ethnicity. The analysis shows that a youth who engages in one substance-related behavior is much more likely to engage in another.


Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Publication Date:

November 2008


Carl McCurley and Howard N. Snyder

Carl McCurley was a former Research Associate and Howard N. Snyder was a former Director of Systems Research at the National Center for Juvenile Justice, with funds provided by OJJDP to support the National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Project.

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 co-occurrence of substance use behaviors in youth. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the co-occurrence of substance use behaviors in youth.

  2. Describe how the prevalence of substance-related behaviors was tied to age.

  3. Explain how the prevalence and frequency of substance-related behaviors were correlated.

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Course Number: 101554
Total Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
Format: Online Article
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