Module 5: young people, society and AOD: facilitator's guide

Topic 5: Factors influencing AOD use by young people

Page last updated: 2004

Suggested time: 1.5 hours

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Perspectives on working with young people


This topic introduces the youth-focused systems approach which provides a framework for understanding a range of adolescent behaviours. It also helps the learner to understand the broad range of factors influencing young people's AOD use.

Key issues

5.1 Systems model

5.2 Applying a youth related systems approach to young people

5.3 The systems approach and AOD use