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Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents by Lisa A. Rapp-Paglicci
Book DescriptionPractical 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471274339
(259mm x 185mm x 38mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults, Hardback (March 2005)
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Author Biography - Lisa A. Rapp-Paglicci
LISA A. RAPP-PAGLICCI is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern Florida at Lakeland. CATHERINE N. DULMUS is a Professor at the University of Tennessee. JOHN S. WODARSKI is a Professor at the University of Tennessee. The authors have written or edited numerous Wiley books, including: Handbook of Violence (Rapp-Paglicci, Roberts, & Wodarski); Essentials of Child Welfare (Ellis, Dulmus, & Wodarski); Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice, Volume 1, Mental Disorders (Thyer & Wodarski) and Volume 2, Social Problems and Practice Issues (Wodarski & Thyer); and the forthcoming Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults (Dulmus & Rapp-Paglicci), available in 2005.
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