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Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents - 05 edition

Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents (ISBN10: 047127433X; ISBN13: 9780471274339)
ISBN13: 978-0471274339
ISBN10: 047127433X

Summary: Practical information and evidence-based findings on the most effective and current prevention interventions for children and adolescents.
The Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents is the first book that thoroughly covers the various types of prevention interventions available for children and adolescents encountering emotional, health, and social problems. Using Gordon's primary prevention model, each chapter offers an introductory s
ummary of the problem, then moves on to discuss trends; incidence; risk factors; interventions available on a universal, selective, and targeted level; and future directions.

Featuring an interdisciplinary list of expert contributors, this guide covers preventive interventions addressing child and adolescent problems including:
  • Unresolved grief
  • Teenage suicide
  • Birth defects
  • Substance abuse
  • Teenage pregnancies
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Eating disorders
  • School violence
  • School dropout
  • And more
An exceptional resource for practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and students alike, the Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents is important reading for anyone who works with young people in a variety of settings.
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Summary: Practical information and evidence-based findings on the most effective and current prevention interventions for children and adolescents.
The Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents is the first book that thoroughly covers the various types of prevention interventions available for children and adolescents encountering emotional, health, and social problems. Using Gordon's primary prevention model, each chapter offers an introductory summary of the problem, then moves on to discuss trends; incidence; risk factors; interventions available on a universal, selective, and targeted level; and future directions.

Featuring an interdisciplinary list of expert contributors, this guide covers preventive interventions addressing child and adolescent problems including:
  • Unresolved grief
  • Teenage suicide
  • Birth defects
  • Substance abuse
  • Teenage pregnancies
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Eating disorders
  • School violence
  • School dropout
  • And more
An exceptional resource for practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and students alike, the Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents is important reading for anyone who works with young people in a variety of settings. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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