Preventing child and adolescent problem behavior : evidence-based strategies in schools, families, and communities / Jeffrey M. Jenson, Kimberly A. Bender.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Evidence-based practicesPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.Description: xii, 192 pages ; 24 cmISBN:
- 618.928 23 JEN
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Introduction: the challenge and promise of prevention -- Childhood, adolescence, and the evolution of prevention -- Risk and protection : a public health approach to prevention -- Effective school-based prevention approaches -- Effective family-based prevention approaches -- Effective community-based programs and prevention systems -- Program implementation and fidelity -- Program adaptation -- Advancing prevention in schools and communities --
This book addresses the history and evolution of prevention, offers a theoretical guide to understanding and evaluating prevention activities, and reviews the evidence pertaining to school, family, and community preventive interventions. Advances and challenges associated with the implementation and adaptation of evidence-based prevention programs are delineated.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-181) and index.