Evaluation of the School Drug Education Project's 'In Touch' Program

  • Research program: Prevention and early intervention
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: February 2003
  • Expected end date: June 2004
  • Completion date: November 2010
  • Funded by: School Drug Education Project
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This project involves evaluating the impact on both participants and the school in which they work of a program of staff training designed to improve school management of drug use incidents and students at risk from drug use.

A repeated measures control group design has been employed. Dependent measures are school policy and practice and individual knowledge, attitude and professional practice.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location
  • Chief Investigator: Richard Midford, Curtin University
  • Chief Investigator: D Wilkes,

Midford, R., Wilkes, D. and Young, D., J. (2005). Evaluation of the In Touch Training Program for the Management of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Issues in Schools. Journal of Drug Education, 35, (1), pp. 1-14. [RJ457] Abstract