"Harm minimisation alcohol education for school students: The more the better?"

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Presenter:  Professor Richard Midford

Date: Jul 18, 2017

Time: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Contact person:  Menzies School of Health Research
T: 8946 8600
E: communications@menzies.edu.au

Location:  Seminar Room 1.48 - Red 9 Building - CDU Casuarina Campus

This free seminar will explore the ‘dose effect’ of Australian alcohol harm minimisation education through secondary analysis of the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey. The ASSAD survey gathers data on alcohol “ever use”, consumption, and harm. It also gathers data on the lessons about alcohol that students recall receiving during the past year. Examining the relationship between alcohol-related behaviour and the amount of education recalled provides an indication of its preventive effect. The seminar will discuss the partial success of Australian alcohol education and offer suggestions to make it more effective.

The Child Health and Development Series

The Menzies Centre for Child Development and Education is pleased to present a series of seminars on issues of relevance to the development and well-being of children and adolescents in the Northern Territory and beyond.

These seminars are relevant for practice in many fields including early childhood, health, schools and child protection. The seminar format will allow ample time for discussion. 

To assist us with seating please advise Graham Ring at: graham.ring@menzies.edu.au of your intention to attend this forum.