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Open Access Thesis

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Master of Social Work (MSW)


Social Work


This document is a design of a research program to gather new information for further research. The purpose of this research design is to explore the use of alcohol and drugs among the Laotian Students at Roosevelt High School and Sanford Junior High. These students may use alcohol and drugs because of difficulties of adjustment to new culture in the United States or they may have experienced traumatic events during their escape from their homecountry and during their time living at the refugee camp in Thailand.

The document has five sections. Section one is the Introduction, Background and Purpose. Section two is the Literature review. Section three is the Barriers to obtaining accurate information from the Laotian students at Roosevelt. Section IV is the Limitations. Section V is the Recommendations for future programs to gather new information on the use of drug or alcohol of the Laotian students.


SC 11.MSW.1993.Inthison.W

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