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Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been considered a gold standard for health and social service research for generations of professionals. However, even as methods have developed to ... More


Community-Based Health Interventions:: Past, Present, and Future

Leah H. Ansell

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A critical analysis of past community-based interventions is integral to the design of more effective interventions in the future. The chapter begins with a discussion of the definition of community ... More


Epidemiologic Issues in Community Interventions

Adrian Bauman and Thomas D. Koepsell

in Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The planning, design, and analysis of community interventions involve dealing not only with many of the generic methodologic and practical issues that arise in program evaluations, but also with ... More


Community interventions and initiatives to prevent obesity

Carolyn Summerbell and Frances Hillier

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Communities have been highlighted as key settings for obesity-prevention interventions. Community-based obesity-prevention interventions can target individual behaviour, e.g., through the provision ... More


Introduction

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

in Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard of scientific evidence when determining the effectiveness of policy and practice interventions. In order to understand the basis ... More


Peer, school, and community prevention

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates the effectiveness of early peer, school, and community interventions in preventing delinquency and later offending. The findings reveal that the community-based approach is ... More


Policy Implications Relevant to Implementing Evidence-Based Treatment

Michael J. English

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents policy implications for emerging community-based interventions for children with severe emotional disorders, highlighting their theories of change, the changing roles of key ... More


Reasons for Hope for Children and Families: A Perspective and Overview

Barbara J. Burns

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter argues that there are reasons for hope in terms of improved treatment and better outcomes in the field of child mental health. It cites four factors that provide the basis for hope and ... More


Ethical Issues in the Design and Conduct of Community-Based Intervention Studies

Karen Glanz, Michelle C. Kegler, and Barbara K. Rimer

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the scientific, methodological, and practical foundations of community-based intervention research that bear on ethical concerns. It begins with a discussion of the role of ... More


The Future Holds Promise

Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah, and Maureen R. Benjamins

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter provides some additional dimensions to the story that chapters in this book have tried to convey. Topics discussed include the goal of the Sinai Model, meeting the need for ... More


Family Support and Education

Henry T. Ireys, Katherine A. Devet, and Diane Sakwa

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Family support programs involve systemic efforts to support the psychological and social resources of family members as they respond to a continuing stressor. These programs often involve ... More


Planning Population Health Interventions

T. Kue Young

in Population Health: Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195158540
eISBN:
9780199864379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158540.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses issues in the planning of health interventions: health promotion vs disease prevention, types and levels of prevention, criteria for screening, behavioural models, and cross ... More


Models for practice 2: community social work

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at similarities among community-oriented practice, community social work, community work, and community intervention. It examines the ways in which rural social work can contribute ... More


The Will to Survive

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways in which “community” is practiced as a new mode of governing poverty in China's cities, in particular, how urban laid-off workers who have come to serve as Community ... More


Introduction

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

A strong research base supports the rationale for community schools. We have selected a few exemplary studies that document the impact of various community-school components on the problems ... More


South Asian and BME migrant women’s experiences of culturally tailored, women-only physical activity programme for improving participation, social isolation and wellbeing

Natalie Darko

in Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Health Research: Hard to Reach'? Demystifying the Misconceptions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447359128
eISBN:
9781447359166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359128.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter discusses the delivery and evaluation of a women-only physical activity and yoga programme designed to improve physical activity, social isolation and well-being amongst South Asian and ... More


Health and exercise in the community

Naomi Brooks

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the health benefits of exercise and physical activity (PA) in the community. PA and exercise are known to improve a range of health outcomes. PA and exercise reduce the risk of ... More


Family Resilience: A Dynamic Systemic Framework

Froma Walsh

in Multisystemic Resilience: Adaptation and Transformation in Contexts of Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190095888
eISBN:
9780197541159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095888.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of the concept of family resilience, grounded in a multilevel systems orientation. The concept of family resilience refers to the capacity of the family as a ... More


Health Promotion and Primary Prevention of Cancer

Dawn K. Wilson and Sarah F. Griffin

in Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169850
eISBN:
9780197562192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169850.003.0030
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Oncology

There are a number of important preventable risk factors that have been associated with the prevalence and incidence of various types of cancers. These risk factors include sedentary lifestyle, ... More


Are we broken? Fixing people (or society) in the 21st century

David Wastell and Sue White

in Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter questions whether the neurological and molecular levels are the most appropriate domains to guide the actions of the State. The reductionism of such thinking creates a form of scientific ... More


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