Establishing Epidemiology Work Groups in Native American
Award last edited on: 6/20/14

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Principal Investigator
Joe L Conner

Company Information

Behavioral Science Resource LLC

10001 Fox Spring Court
Oakton, VA 22124
   (703) 405-2946
Location: Single
Congr. District: 11
County: Fairfax

Phase I

Contract Number: N43DA055206-000
Start Date: 00/00/00    Completed: 00/00/00
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Community-based networks are vital for accurate surveillance of drug abuse patterns and trends becaprovide for information exchange about drug use patterns, risk factors for drug use, newly emergingdrug-related health consequences, and for improvements in outreach, prevention, intervention, and trknown about the nature and extent of drug abuse and health compromising behaviors among Native Ameriparticularly among adolescents. The purpose of this project is to develop an automated instructionacommunity-based epidemiology work groups in Native American reservation communities. During this Phprototype instructional system will be developed and demonstrated for use in one Native American resIts goals will be to (1) propose a culturally sensitive curriculum for members to establish and holgroups; (2) demonstrate the feasibility of using microcomputer based systems with interactive instrupurpose; and (3) demonstrate the feasibility of producing an on-line primer of epidemiologic conceptgrounded in cultural traditions and promotes the accurate collection, interpretation, and use of druIf Phase I is successful, Phase II will permit the development and expansion of the automated instruNative American reservation communities for the establishment of epidemiology work groups.

Project Terms:
adolescence (12-20); community; computer assisted instruction; curriculum; disease /disorder proneness /risk; drug abuse education; education evaluation /planning; epidemiology; human subject; Native Americans; online computer

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