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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


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

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Efforts to prevent common child and adolescent problems have increased significantly in the past several decades. We trace the history and evolution of school, family, and community approaches to ... More


Program Adaptation

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/9780199766598.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

One important debate in the prevention field concerns the degree to which evidence-based programs should be adapted to address the unique norms and needs of child and youth subgroups. Adaptation most ... More


Presenting the Taking Charge Group at Your School

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter explores the issues of adaptation in an easy question-and-answer format and shares the practice wisdom researchers gained as they offered the Taking Charge group curriculum in the real ... More


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