Successful Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents

Successful Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents

by Joseph A. Durlak
     
 

ISBN-10: 1489900675

ISBN-13: 9781489900678

Pub. Date: 05/28/2013

Publisher: Springer US

Successful Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents presents a wide variety of exemplary programs addressing behavioral and social problems, school failure, drug use, injuries, child abuse, physical health, and other critical issues. The validity and generality of each study's results are given special attention, and outcomes involving actual

Overview

Successful Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents presents a wide variety of exemplary programs addressing behavioral and social problems, school failure, drug use, injuries, child abuse, physical health, and other critical issues. The validity and generality of each study's results are given special attention, and outcomes involving actual behavioral change are emphasized. A special appendix lists resources on prevention, including other texts, special journal issues, national clearinghouses, resource centers containing videos and curriculum materials, and Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781489900678
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/28/2013
Series:
Issues in Clinical Child Psychology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts in Prevention. Prevention of Behavioral and Social Problems. Prevention of Learning Problems. Drug Prevention. Programs to Improve Physical Health. Injury Prevention. Child Maltreatment. Is Prevention Cost-Effective/ Importance of Policy. Current Status and Future Directions. Appendix A: Characteristics of Effective Skill Training Programs. Appendix B: Helpful Resources on Prevention. Indexes.

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