Successful Prevention and Youth Development Programs: Across Borders

Successful Prevention and Youth Development Programs: Across Borders

by Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Hakan Stattin, Carolyn Cass Lorente, Jonathan G. Tubman, Lennart ADAMSSON
     
 
By examining the incidence of problem youth behaviors and scrutinizing the efficacy of existing prevention programs in Europe and the United States, this volume seeks to provide a framework for such programs that is at once evidence-based and cognizant of life-span development and cultural processes. The role of the family and the school are emphasized and successful

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By examining the incidence of problem youth behaviors and scrutinizing the efficacy of existing prevention programs in Europe and the United States, this volume seeks to provide a framework for such programs that is at once evidence-based and cognizant of life-span development and cultural processes. The role of the family and the school are emphasized and successful programs are profiled. The authors are scholars working in the United States and Sweden. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461348009
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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