Instructional Objectives for this activity:Determine the relationship between drug use and delinquency.
Several studies concerning the trends of teenage drug use have been completed across the nation. They include the Monitoring and Future Survey, the PRIDE survey, and the National Survey of Drug Use and Heath. Understanding why young people turn to drugs may be the key in bringing this common community problem under control. For this week's class discussion, please complete the following:
Compare and contrast two differing theories as to why adolescents use drugs and what can be done to stop this behavior.
The minimum expectation for class discussions is to respond directly to each prompt and respond to at least two other posts by the end of the week. Posts to which you respond can be either by a student or the instructor.
Submit one main post responding directly to the discussion prompts.
This should be a substantive response to the topic(s) in your own words, referencing what you have discovered in required reading and other learning activities.
You may use resources in addition to your textbook that support your post(s). However, cite your sources.
Reply to at least two posts. These responses can be to posts made by other students or the instructor.
Responses to other individuals' posts should:
Expand on their ideas.
Discuss the differences between your thoughts and theirs.
Explain why you agree or disagree.
For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.