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- DescriptionIn addition to introducing readers to the field of family-based prevention science, Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents highlights the distinctive contributions of a set of exemplary programs in terms of their foundational theory, design, delivery mechanisms, performance, and unique opportunities for future research. It is organized into three sections to orient readers to: the existence of different types of family-based programs targeting families with children of different ages; the strategies and challenges that arise when attempting large-scale dissemination of prevention programs; and, the emerging invations that promise to push the field forward into uncharted territories. Each chapter is written by a preeminent program developer, including: * Gene H. Brody * Richard F. Catala * Patricia Chamberlain * Thomas J. Dishion * Marion S. Forgatch * Kevin P. Haggerty * Cleve Redmond * Matthew R. Sanders * Richard L. Spoth * Carolyn Webster-Stratton Contributors review the state of the research and then provide a summary of their own program, including research and dissemination efforts. They also discuss take-home lessons for practitioners and policymakers, and provide their view of the future of program development and research in their area. As an important signpost signifying the teworthy achievements of the field to date, as well as an arrow pointing the field toward significant growth in the future, this book is a must-have primary resource for graduate students in developmental or clinical psychology, counseling, family sciences, social work, or health policy, and an essential guide for practitioners and policymakers in the field of family-based prevention, family service delivery, or public health.
- Author BiographyDr. Mark J. Van Ryzin is a Research Scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center and the Oregon Research Institute and faculty member in the Department of Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. Dr. Karol L. Kumpfer is a Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Education in the College of Health at the University of Utah and Chair of its International Education and Research Committee. Dr. Gregory M. Fosco is an Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University and founder of the Family Process Lab. In 2013 he was appointed the Karl R. and Diane Wendle Fink Early Career Professorship for the Study of Families. Dr. Mark Greenberg is the Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University. He is also the Founding Director of The Prevention Research Center.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication24/08/2015
- SubjectPsychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note11 black & white tables, 18 black & white line drawings
- Weight476 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byGregory M. Fosco,Karol L. Kumpfer,Mark J. Van Ryzin,Mark T. Greenberg
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