Alcohol Use Frequency and School Violent Victimization: Exploring Sex and Grade Level Differences among Hispanic Junior High and High School Students
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the effect school violent victimization has on frequency of alcohol use in Hispanic junior high and high school students Discuss the importance of comprehensive prevention programming for Hispanic students
Keyword(s): Alcohol Use, Latinos
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an assistant professor, and my research and teaching emphases include adolescent health promotion and adolescent substance abuse prevention. I have published over 25 peer-reviewed articles and have presented extensively on substance abuse prevention in adolescents. I have also been the principal investigator on multiple funded grants focusing on adolescent substance use prevention. I am dedicated toward developing positive connections among schools, parents, peers, and communities as a means to lower youth substance use.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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