School Drug Testing Scheme Cheung Chi Wing 08407924 Yeung Tsui Yee 08407886
Introduction <ul><li>Our group gives two recommendations to improve HK government implementation of the School Drug Testin...
Background <ul><li>HK government decide to implement school drug test scheme, they choose Tai Po’s secondary schools to do...
Improve and enhance the promotion
Promotion for Parents <ul><li>Interviewed 719 parents or guardians. </li></ul><ul><li><The Bauhinia Foundation Research C...
Promotion for Parents <ul><li>Do you understand the School Drug Testing Scheme proposed by the government? </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>The proportion of reported drug abusers aged under 21 taken drugs at home or friend’s home were rapidly increased....
Promotion for Parents <ul><li>Recommendation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress the...
Promotion for Parents Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>↑ cost </li></ul></ul><ul...
Promotion for Parents Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>For: </li></ul><ul><li>During drug treatment: </li></ul><ul><li...
Promotion for Parents Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>↑ Parents’ awareness & supports </li></ul><ul><li>↑ P arents coo...
Strengthen Support Programmes
Problem 1: Saturate with support service <ul><li>Hong Kong Council of Social Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>saturate with c...
Problem 2: Extra workload of teachers <ul><li>Hong Kong Education Policy Concern Organization and Hong Kong Women Teachers...
Strengthen Support Programmes <ul><li>Recommendation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider how much resources and funding should ...
Strengthen Support Programmes Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More resources and...
Strengthen Support Programmes Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>If not strengthen support programmes will cause: </li><...
Conclusion <ul><li>To enhance outcome and feasibility </li></ul><ul><li>~Thank you~ </li></ul>
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POLS 7050: School Drug Testing Scheme

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. School Drug Testing Scheme Cheung Chi Wing 08407924 Yeung Tsui Yee 08407886
  • 2. Introduction <ul><li>Our group gives two recommendations to improve HK government implementation of the School Drug Testing Scheme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support Programmes </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Background <ul><li>HK government decide to implement school drug test scheme, they choose Tai Po’s secondary schools to do a trial test scheme in 2009/10 school years. </li></ul><ul><li>The purposes and imperatives of the scheme: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For prevention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For rendering assistance to students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HK government issue Protocol of the trial scheme on October 2009 </li></ul>
  • 4. Improve and enhance the promotion
  • 5. Promotion for Parents <ul><li>Interviewed 719 parents or guardians. </li></ul><ul><li><The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre’s research in September 2009 > </li></ul><ul><li>Have you discussed the School Drug Testing Scheme with your children? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 41.0% </li></ul><ul><li>No 58.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Forgotten 0.6% </li></ul><ul><li>Declined to answer 0.3% </li></ul>
  • 6. Promotion for Parents <ul><li>Do you understand the School Drug Testing Scheme proposed by the government? </li></ul><ul><li><The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre’s research in September 2009 > </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 36.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Fifty-fifty 38.2% </li></ul><ul><li>No 22.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t know / No comments 3.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Most of them are unfamiliar with the scheme </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>The proportion of reported drug abusers aged under 21 taken drugs at home or friend’s home were rapidly increased. </li></ul><ul><li> HK parents pay less awareness of their child behavior on drug abuse </li></ul>
  • 8. Promotion for Parents <ul><li>Recommendation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress the importance of the role of parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage parents discuss the School Drug Testing Scheme with their child </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Promotion for Parents Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>↑ cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time consuming </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents-students discussion may motivate students participation, also minimizes the possible conflict between child and parents </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. Promotion for Parents Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>For: </li></ul><ul><li>During drug treatment: </li></ul><ul><li>40% of young drug abusers were lack of motivation and confidence to participate and complete drug treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Most of them want gain supports from parents and friends </li></ul><ul><li>(Youth Research Centre, 1994) </li></ul>
  • 11. Promotion for Parents Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>↑ Parents’ awareness & supports </li></ul><ul><li>↑ P arents cooperate with the School Drug Testing Scheme (esp.: support programmes)  ↑Outcome </li></ul>
  • 12. Strengthen Support Programmes
  • 13. Problem 1: Saturate with support service <ul><li>Hong Kong Council of Social Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>saturate with counseling centre for psychotropic substance abusers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>shortage of residential programme by drug treatment and rehabilitation centres </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Oriental Daily </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug treatment and rehabilitation centres without license </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Problem 2: Extra workload of teachers <ul><li>Hong Kong Education Policy Concern Organization and Hong Kong Women Teachers' Organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>78% teachers think will increase their workload </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(The Standard reported on 2 November, 2009) </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. Strengthen Support Programmes <ul><li>Recommendation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider how much resources and funding should be need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide adequate resources and funding for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing and improving quit drugs services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solving extra workload of teachers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 16. Strengthen Support Programmes Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More resources and funding will be need </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance feasibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solve the problem of saturate with support services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students get support services in time </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 17. Strengthen Support Programmes Advantages Vs Disadvantages <ul><li>If not strengthen support programmes will cause: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Affect outcome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cannot achieve providing support services for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unfavorable to operation </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. Conclusion <ul><li>To enhance outcome and feasibility </li></ul><ul><li>~Thank you~ </li></ul>

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