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Effective Violence Prevention Approaches in School, Family, and Community Settings

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Anne Powell, and Shandra Forrest-Bank

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Advances in the field of prevention described in the previous chapter offer great promise for practitioners and policy makers interested in preventing violent behavior in children and youth. ... More


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

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

After decades of rigorous study in the United States and across the Western world, a great deal is known about the early risk factors for offending. High impulsiveness, low attainment, criminal ... More


Advances and Challenges in the Prevention of Youth Violence

Jeffrey M. Jenson

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Violence prevention programs in the United States have paralleled the country’s general approach to preventing adolescent problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance abuse, and school dropout. ... More


Preventing illicit drug use by young people

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.003.008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on strategies aimed at young people in school, family, and community settings. There has been an improvement in the evidence base over recent years and there is now convincing ... More


Understanding risk-focused 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/9780195304091.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the classification of prevention programs for offending, focusing on the so-called risk-focused prevention. It explains that risk-focused prevention is the leading conceptual, ... More


Individual 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/9780195304091.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses individual-based prevention programs for potential criminals. It explains that these types of programs target risk factors for delinquency and later offending that are found ... More


Family 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/9780195304091.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates family-based prevention programs or programs that target risk factors for delinquency and later offending that are associated with the family, such as poor child-rearing, poor ... More


Education and persuasion strategies

Thomas Babor, Harold Holder, Raul Caetano, Ross Homel, Sally Casswell, Michael Livingston, Griffith Edwards, Esa Österberg, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm, Kathryn Graham, Robin Room, Joel Grube, Ingeborg Rossow, and Linda Hill

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Education and persuasion strategies are among the most popular approaches to the prevention of alcohol-related problems. This chapter examines these strategies in several contexts and settings, ... More


Using Community Epidemiologic Data to Improve Social Settings: The Communities that Care Prevention System

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, and Richard F. Catalano

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes the Communities That Care (CTC) program using examples from 12 communities implementing CTC as part of an efficacy trial. CTC is a community-based strategy that empowers ... More


Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Thomas F. Babor, Raul Caetano, Sally Casswell, Griffith Edwards, Norman Giesbrecht, Kathryn Graham, Joel W. Grube, Linda Hill, Harold Holder, Ross Homel, Michael Livingston, Esa Österberg, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between ... More


Substance Abuse Prevention: Effective School-Based Programs

Laura DiGiovanni

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The reality of substance use among our youth is still very striking. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism identified alcohol as the primary psychoactive substance used by U.S. ... More


Drug Policy and the Public Good

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David R. Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore S. Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Drug use represents a significant burden to public health, through disease, disability and social problems, and policy makers are becoming increasingly interested in how to develop evidence-based ... More


Prevention

Barry M. Wagner

in Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This concluding chapter discusses the prevention of suicidal behavior. It begins with a brief overview of the history of suicide prevention in the United States. It then discusses the major factors ... More


The Neighborhood Place: An Alternative Mental Health Program

Paula Armbruster, Laura Ewing, Virginia DeVarennes, Abigail Prestin, Lisa Lochner, Ursula Chock, and Saglar Bougdaeva

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0029
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the Neighborhood Place, an innovative prevention program with two primary goals: to engage children from marginalized, disenfranchised families in constructive activities ... More


Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Edward H. Kaplan and Ron Brookmeyer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

How successful are HIV prevention programs? Which HIV prevention programs are most cost effective? Which programs are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the ... More


Strategies and interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm

Thomas Babor, Harold Holder, Raul Caetano, Ross Homel, Sally Casswell, Michael Livingston, Griffith Edwards, Esa Österberg, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm, Kathryn Graham, Robin Room, Joel Grube, Ingeborg Rossow, and Linda Hill

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter sets the stage for the chapters to follow by describing how research is conducted to evaluate the effects of specific alcohol policies, and to assess the impact of prevention strategies ... More


The Uses and Limits of Cost Effectiveness in Allocating Crime-Prevention Resources

in Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews various challenging issues regarding the use of cost-effective methodologies in the context of delinquency prevention. It begins with defining cost effectiveness, followed by a ... More


Beyond the Gender Binary: Trans/forming IPV Prevention Using a Public Health Framework

Rebecca Howard, Sharyn J. Potter, Taylor Flagg, Mary M. Moynihan, and Zachary Ahmad-Kahloon

in Transgender Intimate Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479830428
eISBN:
9781479829095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830428.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Programming centered on the primary prevention of intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual violence (SV) typically revolves around discussion of healthy relationship building, community ... More


What Doesn't Work

in Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the failed delinquency-prevention programs and strategies. Examination of such programs or strategies can inform about the motives and conflicting demands on those who control ... More


Strategic information for HIV programmes

Paul R De Lay, Nicole Massoud, Deborah L Rugg, Karen A Stanecki, and Michel Carael

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The concept of a country-based HIV strategic information system described in this chapter encompasses a much broader scope than the monitoring of behavioural and epidemiological trends. The notion of ... More


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