Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support: Equity and Advocacy. 2003. Clear the air: A secondhand smoke toolkit. [Madison, WI]: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 61 pp. (Bulletin no. 04045)
Annotation: This toolkit, targeted to middle school and high school students, includes materials that promote knowledge and skills to advocate for a healthy smoke-free environment. The toolkit is divided into nine main areas: basic facts/information, youth activities, youth advocacy, research/data, curriculum and other instructional materials, policy, tobacco control resource center and lending library for Wisconsin, fact sheets, and Web sites. Topics include the health risks of secondhand smoke; prevention, intervention, and cessation of tobacco use by youth; and school-based health, safety, and youth development programs and initiatives. Materials provided include survey forms, discussion topics, activity outlines, play scripts, and other resources for statistical and research articles. The toolkit includes color photographs and illustrations. A DVD of the publication is available.
Contact: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, Madison, WI 53707-7841, Telephone: (608) 266-8960 Secondary Telephone: (800) 441-4563 Web Site: http://dpi.state.wi.us/ Available from the website.
Keywords: Adolescent health, Advocacy, Child health, Curricula, Data, Environmental exposure, High school students, Internet, Middle school students, Passive smoking, Prevention programs, Public policy, Research, Smoking, Tobacco use, Wisconsin