Prevention and Consultation

Overview

This sixth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. Counselors, psychologists and mental health workers in schools, government agencies, community settings, and in private practice are increasingly expected to select evidence-based practices and programs, and to document the effectiveness of the care they provide. The book addresses the types of questions that may be most pertinent to counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers who are...

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Overview

This sixth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. Counselors, psychologists and mental health workers in schools, government agencies, community settings, and in private practice are increasingly expected to select evidence-based practices and programs, and to document the effectiveness of the care they provide. The book addresses the types of questions that may be most pertinent to counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers who are engaged in prevention and interested in understanding evidence-based programs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452257990
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/11/2012
  • Series: Prevention Practice Kit Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Arthur M. Horne is currently Dean of the College of Education and Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Georgia, Athens. He obtained his Ph D in counseling and Educational Psychology from Southern Illinois university, and his masters and bachelor's from the University of Florida, Gainesville. He is widely known in the area of bullying, working with youth, boys, and prevention.

Robert K. Conyne is Professor Emeritus from the University of Cincinnati, is a licensed psychologist, clinical counselor and fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group work (ASGW) and the American Psychological Association. He has 36 years of professional experience as a University professor and department head, psychologist, counselor, administrator, consultant and trainer. Current work finds him volunteering as an American Red Cross disaster mental health specialist and service as a military family life consultant. He has received many awards, including Eminent Career Award from AGSW, Lifetime achievement award in Prevention from APA, Distinguished Alumni Award of Distinction from Purdue University and is designated a Soros International Scholar. He is 2008 President of APA's division of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy. With over 200 scholarly publications and presentations, including 1 0 books in his areas of expertise (group work, prevention, and ecological counseling).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Consultation - A. Michael Dougherty
Chapter 2. Background Theory on Consultation
Chapter 3. Research on Consultation
Chapter 4. Consultation and Prevention
Chapter 5. Illustrative Examples
Chapter 6. Summary and Conclusions

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