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Overview

The authors of this work closely explore the incidence of problem youth behaviors and scrutinize the efficacy of existing prevention programs. This review includes interventions specifically designed to promote youth development or to minimize the long-term consequences of problem behaviors from violence and criminality, substance use and abuse, teen pregnancy and hazardous sexual behaviors, and school failure. Academics and professionals in public health social work, psychology, and school counseling will find special interest in this important work.

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"It should be required reading for anyone concerned with the emotional health and well-being of young people. The authors are to be congratulated on their achievement, and I am proud to have been associated with this endeavour."
(John Coleman, OBE, Ph.D., FBPsS, Director, Trust for the Study of Adolescence)
"Youth Development Programs: Across Borders fills a substantial gap for students, researchers, and policy-makers both by providing a timely review of findings in the field, as well as providing a primer in the conceptual foundations and future directions of prevention science."
(Mark T. Greenberg, Ph.D., Bennett Chair of Prevention Research, Director of the Prevention Research Center and Associate Director, Child Youth and Families Consortium, The Pennsylvania State University)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306481765
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2003
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction – Chapter 1. Overview – Part II: Review – Section 1: The Family Context – Chapter 2. Early Family Intervention – Chapter 3. Later Family Intervention – Section 2; The School Context - Chapter 4. Individual Focused School Intervention – Chapter 5. Environment Focused School Intervention and Cross Context Family School Partnerships – Chapter 6. Community Intervention and Community Related Cross Context Interventions – Chapter 7. Prevention and Promotion across Borders – Part III: Resource Guide – Chapter 8. Glossary – Chapter 9. Program Examples – Chapter 10. Web Resources – References – List of Figures – Index

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