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Establishing Preventive Services
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Establishing Preventive Services

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Volume: 9
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Public Health

July 1997 | 312 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Emphasizing developmentally and contextually appropriate prevention service delivery models, the authors of this volume identify state-of-the-art, empirically based strategies to strengthen the environments in which children develop. Since programmes with strong conceptualization, design and implementation have the potential to enhance children's social, emotional and physical wellbeing, the authors first review ways to strengthen the family, child-care systems, early childhood education and school-based health and mental health programming. They then explore the importance of theory-guided evaluation to clarify the process of programme implementation, as well as highlighting strategies for disseminating programmes effectively.
Thomas P Gullota
Foreword
Roger P Weissberg, Carol Bartels Kuster and Thomas P Gullota
Introduction and Overview
Prevention Services - From Optimistic Promise to Widespread, Effective Practice  
Edward F Zigler and Matia Finn-Stevenson
Policy Efforts To Enhance Child and Family Life
Goals for 2010  
Sharon L Kagan and Michelle J Neuman
Defining and Implementing School Readiness
Challenges for Families, Early Care and Education and Schools  
Emory L Cowen
Schools and the Enhancement of Children's Wellness
Some Opportunities and Some Limiting Factors  
Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents
Shauna L Dowden et al
Improving Access to Health Care
School-Based Health Centers  
Ernest Valente, Jr and Kenneth A Dodge
Evaluation of Prevention Programs for Children
Denise C Gottfredson, et al
Making Prevention Work
Maurice J Elias
Reinterpreting Dissemination of Prevention Programs as Widespread Implementation with Effectiveness and Fidelity

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