Assignment: Alcohol and Special Populations



Research Project (25%) 

Assignment: Alcohol and Special Populations 



Research and describe the effect of alcohol on your selected special population.

•Identify unique problems or considerations that apply to your group.

•Compare and contrast your group to the overall U.S. population

•Describe best treatment practices for specific issues relevant to the selected populatin.



References:

•Start with information from the Kinney textbook Chapter 11. 

•Locate 7-10 journal articles or book chapters related to your special population.

•Use only scholarly, objective sources for your project. Peer-reviewed articles found in the UMUC Library databases are generally good sources. Web-based information such as Wikipedia and About.com and popular news outlets such as Time or Newsweek are NOT acceptable sources for this project.

•If you are unclear as to whether a source is acceptable, contact the instructor or visit the UMUC Library’s page on locating and evaluating scholarly articles:http://www.umuc.edu/library/database/articles.shtml#evaluatingcitations



Guidelines:

•APA format and citation style

•2500 words minimum

•Separate title page and reference list

•12 point font

•Numbered pages

•1″ margins