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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


The Two Roots of Head Start

Edward Zigler and Sally J. Styfco

in The Hidden History of Head Start

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393767
eISBN:
9780199776993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393767.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the planning of the Head Start program. To the planners, the purpose of Head Start was optimal child development, resulting in improved school readiness. The Community Action ... More


Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's End

Nina Eliasoph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147093
eISBN:
9781400838820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147093.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Volunteering improves inner character, builds community, cures poverty, and prevents crime. We have all heard this kind of empowerment talk from nonprofit and government-sponsored civic programs. But ... More


Pediatric Asthma in Black and Latino Chicago Communities:: Local Level Data Drives Response

Helen Margellos-Anast and Melissa A. Gutierrez

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/9780199731190.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease characterized by the swelling and narrowing of the lung airways. Although asthma can be a detrimental disease if not managed properly, it can be controlled via ... More


Implementing Programs for the Primary Prevention of Diabetes in Non-Health-Care Settings: From Evidence to Practice

Ronald T. Ackermann and David G. Marrero

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Extensive research demonstrates the effectiveness of two broad strategies to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in adults: pharmacological therapy and structured lifestyle interventions. ... More


Community-Based Approaches to Early Childhood Development: a matter of degree

Jacqueline Hayden and Sithu Wai

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Community-based programs are a major service delivery outlet for early childhood programs, especially in underresourced and developing contexts. They provide scope for identifying and analyzing ... More


Community change and the role of public health

P. Puska

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0052
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Strong medical evidence exists on the important role of some behavioural risk factors in the prevention of cardiovascular and many other chronic diseases. Community-based preventive programmes start ... More


Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Marybeth Shinn and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book examines how to improve social settings in order to foster positive youth development. Each chapter describes a theory of intervention and specific exemplars of strategies to transform ... More


Future Trends In Family Involvement In Treatment

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the future of FPE as an accepted intervention within the larger context of families' involvement in the treatment of their loved ones. There is a discussion of divergent ... More


A Tale of Two Cities: Black Churches in Denver and Atlanta

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the potential for collaboration was developed in Denver and Atlanta and how it is proving appropriate and effective for both internal and external strategies of social ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book is divided into two parts. The first section describes three common theoretical approaches to providing community-based programs to at-risk children and youth: risk and resilience, positive ... More


Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth. Elements of risk and resilience, positive youth development, and ... 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


The Quality of Diabetes Care and the Prevention and Control of Diabetes in Developing Countries: An Illustration from India

Viswanathan Mohan and Rajendra Pradeepa

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Developing countries have about 80% of the world's diabetic population. In India the prevalence rates for diabetes in urban areas now approach figures reported for the more affluent migrant Indians ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?: Advancing Community-Based Programs for Children and Youth

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter identifies critical aspects in improving outcomes and ensuring the healthy development of at-risk children and youth who participate in community-based after-school programs. ... More


The Integrated Prevention and Early Intervention Model A Guide to Evaluation at the Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

The Integrated Prevention and Early Intervention Model (IPEI) described in the previous chapter provides a theoretical and programmatic framework for interventions delivered to at-risk children and ... More


Interorganizational Collaboration in Child and Youth Programs

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter described key elements in relationships between organizations that affect the delivery of community-based programs for at-risk children and youth. Discussed in the context of ... More


Evaluating the War on Poverty: The Conservatism Of Liberalism

Frank Stricker

in Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker.7
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter evaluates the programs that were commonly associated with President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, especially those that were implemented by R. Sargent Shriver's Office of Economic ... More


“All 200 million of us are going to make it”: The Rise of OIC

in The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560120
eISBN:
9780226560144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560144.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the growth of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) in the 1960s. The OIC developed an innovative approach to job training and also proved adept at negotiating the ... More


A Risk and Resilience Framework for Child and Youth Programs

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth use theory to inform the nature and direction of interventions and services. Knowledge gained from a well-tested theory provides ... More


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