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Handbook of youth prevention science

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, New York, p.482 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB3430 .H37 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8574409

Keywords:

Child psychology, Educational counseling, Problem children--Education, School children--Mental health services, School mental health services

Abstract:

Summary: "Prevention research has traditionally focused on preventive interventions tied to specific disorders, e.g., substance abuse, conduct disorders, or criminality. This produced "silos" of isolated knowledge about the prevention of individual disorders but not about interventions that work across disorders. This handbook is the first to comprehensively describe current research and practice in mental health prevention programs that is organized around comprehensive prevention systems that reach across all disorders and all institutions within a community. Throughout the book preventive interventions are seen as a necessary component of effective mental health programs, not as a replacement for therapeutic interventions"--Provided by publisher.