• Anchorage Underage Drinking Survey: Assessing Attitudes, Values, and Beliefs About the Underage Drinking Problem and Responses to It

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-04-17)
      This slide presentation, prepared for a town hall meeting in Anchorage, AK, presents results from a survey conducted in 2010-2011 of a random sample of adult Anchorage residents on adult perceptions of underage drinking and responses to it.
    • Selected Results from Local Evaluation of Reclaiming Futures, Anchorage, AK

      Henjum, Barb; Schaff, Karin; Moffitt, Linda; Begich, Thomas S.; Rosay, André B. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2007-04)
      This Powerpoint presentation briefly reports on results of an evaluation of Reclaiming Futures Anchorage, which is one of 10 founding Reclaiming Futures projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create new approaches to help teens in trouble with drugs, alcohol and crime. It partners with courts, treatment facilities, detention facilities, and community to promote new opportunities and standards of care in juvenile justice to improve the improvement of drug and alcohol treatment, expand and coordinate services, and find jobs and volunteer work for young people in trouble with the law.
    • Strategies to Reduce Sales of Alcohol and Tobacco to Underage Persons

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-06-12)
      Effective compliance checks and enforcement of laws regarding sale sof age-restricted products such as alcohol and tobacco are associated with reductions in underage use of such those substances. This slide show presents recent research and offers recommendations to reduce underage sales of alcohol and tobacco to underage persons in Alaska.
    • TAAV Program Evaluation: Key Findings

      Parker, Khristy (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2015-10-23)
      Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) is a violence prevention and youth empowerment program at the Tundra Women’s Coalition (TWC) for teenagers living in Bethel, Alaska. Participation is voluntary and open for any interested teens aged 12-18. TWC and TAAV partnered with the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Justice Center to conduct an evaluation of the TAAV program through a one-time survey of former and current adult members (over 18 years of age) of TAAV. Pursuant to TAAV objectives, the focus of the evaluation was placed on examining efforts in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, building healthy relationships, encouraging sobriety, and suicide prevention.
    • Tribal Courts and Minor Consuming Alcohol Cases: Researching Recidivism and Responsiveness

      Fortson, Ryan; Lepage, Cory R. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-04-04)
      This presentation provides an overview of issues involved in researching recidivism and response to underage drinking in Alaska tribal courts.
    • Underage Drinking: Research, Evaluation, and Related Efforts

      Rivera, Marny; Casto, L. Diane (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-04-04)
      This presentation summarizes existing research on and effort to reduce underage drinking in Alaska, emphasizing the value of research to assist in addressing minor consuming alcohol (MCA) enforcement and response.