ADDICTA: The Turkish Journal on Addictions
Research Article

A School-Based Prevention Model in the Fight Against Addiction: Life Skills Training


Assoc. Prof. Ayşe Esra İşmen Gazioğlu (PhD), Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Hasan Ali Yücel Faculty of Education, Istanbul University, Besim Ömer Paşa Cd. No: 11, HAYEF B2 Blok Beyazıt Fatih Istanbul 34452 Turkey


Assist. Prof. Azize Nilgün Canel (PhD), Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Atatürk Faculty of Education, Marmara University, Kadıköy Istanbul 34722 Turkey

Addicta 2015; 2: 23-44
DOI: 10.15805/addicta.2015.2.2.0011
Read: 321 Downloads: 240 Published: 30 October 2015

This literature review study examines Life Skills Training, which has been widely used in the world; the development, planning, and implementation of prevention programs based on life skills and schools will be discussed. In this study, the concepts of life skills will be discussed first; information will then be given about Life Skills Training’s structure and content; suggestions about its use in Turkey will be made after considering the studies that have examined the effectiveness of Life Skills Training.

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