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Primary prevention works [electronic resource] / editors, George W. Albee, Thomas P. Gullotta.

Contributor(s): Albee, George W | Gullotta, Thomas P, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Issues in children's and families' lives: v. 6.Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1997Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 425 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452249056 (electronic bk.); 1452249059 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mental illness -- United States -- Prevention -- Case studies | Mental health promotion -- United States -- Case studies | Mental Health Services -- United States | Child -- United States | Infant -- United States | Mental Disorders -- United States | Mental Disorders -- prevention & control -- United States | Primary Prevention -- United States | Preventie | Psychische stoornissen | Kinderen | Preventieve gezondheidszorg | Maladies mentales -- �Etats-Unis -- Pr�evention -- Cas, �Etudes de | Promotion de la sant�e mentale -- �Etats-Unis -- Cas, �Etudes de | Psychische St�orung | Gesundheitsf�orderung | Aufsatzsammlung | USA | MEDICAL / Mental Health | MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General | PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology | PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Illness | PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Primary prevention works.DDC classification: 616.8905 Other classification: 44.16 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword: The importance of prevention / Rosalynn Carter -- Primary prevention's evolution / George W. Albee and Thomas P. Gullotta -- Operationalizing Albee's incidence formula / Thomas P. Gullotta -- The prenatal/early infancy project: fifteen years later / David Olds -- Early intervention for high-risk families: reflecting on a 20-year-old model / Grace-Ann Caruso Whitney -- Infant-family resource program / Elsie R. Broussard -- Parents as teachers: investing in good beginnings for children / Mildred M. Winter and Danica S. McDonald -- High/Scope Perry preschool program / David P. Weikart and Lawrence J. Schweinhart -- Interpersonal cognitive problem solving: primary prevention of early high-risk behaviors in the preschool and primary years / Myrna B. Shure -- Primary mental health project / A. Dirk Hightower -- The children of divorce intervention program: fostering resilient outcomes for school-aged children / Joanne Pedro-Carroll
The improving social awareness-social problem solving project / Linda Bruene-Butler ... [et al.] -- The social-competence promotion program for young adolescents / Roger P. Weissberg, Heather A. Barton, and Timothy P. Shriver -- Going for the goal: a life skills program for adolescents / Steven J. Danish -- Teen education and employment network / Laurie J. Bauman ... [et al.] -- From job loss to reemployment: field experiments in prevention-focused coping / Robert D. Caplan, Amiram D. Vinokur, and Richard H. Price -- The San Francisco depression prevention research project / Ricardo F. Mu�noz -- Epilogue: Reframing prevention advocacy and looking ahead / Michael M. Faenza and Sandra J. McElhaney.
Summary: This book highlights some of the most effective prevention programs in the United States and offers readers a common set of principles to reduce maladaptive behavior in ourselves, our children, and society. Divided into five parts, the book begins with an overview of prevention history in this country and next shows ways to operationalize George W. Albee's incidence formula. Part 2 focuses on successful programs that increase parent-child interaction and parenting ability. Part 3 explores preschool programs, some of which use parents as teachers, others of which describe quality child care programming and programs that develop problem-solving abilities in early childhood.Summary: Part 4 examines school-age programs ranging from interventions in school settings to developing social competency and job readiness. And, Part 5 focuses on prevention interventions in adulthood, specifically unemployment and depression.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword: The importance of prevention / Rosalynn Carter -- Primary prevention's evolution / George W. Albee and Thomas P. Gullotta -- Operationalizing Albee's incidence formula / Thomas P. Gullotta -- The prenatal/early infancy project: fifteen years later / David Olds -- Early intervention for high-risk families: reflecting on a 20-year-old model / Grace-Ann Caruso Whitney -- Infant-family resource program / Elsie R. Broussard -- Parents as teachers: investing in good beginnings for children / Mildred M. Winter and Danica S. McDonald -- High/Scope Perry preschool program / David P. Weikart and Lawrence J. Schweinhart -- Interpersonal cognitive problem solving: primary prevention of early high-risk behaviors in the preschool and primary years / Myrna B. Shure -- Primary mental health project / A. Dirk Hightower -- The children of divorce intervention program: fostering resilient outcomes for school-aged children / Joanne Pedro-Carroll

The improving social awareness-social problem solving project / Linda Bruene-Butler ... [et al.] -- The social-competence promotion program for young adolescents / Roger P. Weissberg, Heather A. Barton, and Timothy P. Shriver -- Going for the goal: a life skills program for adolescents / Steven J. Danish -- Teen education and employment network / Laurie J. Bauman ... [et al.] -- From job loss to reemployment: field experiments in prevention-focused coping / Robert D. Caplan, Amiram D. Vinokur, and Richard H. Price -- The San Francisco depression prevention research project / Ricardo F. Mu�noz -- Epilogue: Reframing prevention advocacy and looking ahead / Michael M. Faenza and Sandra J. McElhaney.

This book highlights some of the most effective prevention programs in the United States and offers readers a common set of principles to reduce maladaptive behavior in ourselves, our children, and society. Divided into five parts, the book begins with an overview of prevention history in this country and next shows ways to operationalize George W. Albee's incidence formula. Part 2 focuses on successful programs that increase parent-child interaction and parenting ability. Part 3 explores preschool programs, some of which use parents as teachers, others of which describe quality child care programming and programs that develop problem-solving abilities in early childhood.

Part 4 examines school-age programs ranging from interventions in school settings to developing social competency and job readiness. And, Part 5 focuses on prevention interventions in adulthood, specifically unemployment and depression.

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