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Childhood, Adolescence, and the Evolution of Prevention

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

in Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Practitioners, policy experts, and child advocates have long-recognized the need for social programs and interventions aimed at preventing substance abuse, delinquency, violence, and school dropout. ... More


Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: An Introduction

Claire M. Renzetti, Diane R. Follingstad, and Ann L. Coker

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter defines prevention in the context of intimate partner violence and discusses popular models of prevention science along with the major limitations of these models. The chapter also ... More


Community-Based Prevention of Youth Behavioral Health Problems

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

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Preventing childhood and adolescent behavioral health problems such as substance use, delinquency, violence, school drop-out, and mental health problems can reduce the social and financial costs that ... More


Reclaiming the future: alternative visions

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

in Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how the misrepresentation and misinterpretation of neuroscience conceal the deeply political and moral nature of decisions about what is best for children. The current early ... More


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