Best Practices in Prevention

Author: Sally Hage
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452257973
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This second book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers with practical steps that need to be considered by prevention practitioners as they engage with others in developing and delivering prevention projects. A context for engaging in prevention practice is provided, including discussion of how prevention fits with traditional models of psychology, descriptions of theoretical models for doing prevention practice, and examples of empirically-supported prevention interventions.

Prevention Practice Kit

Author: Robert K. Conyne
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781412995078
Format: PDF, ePub
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Prevention Practice Kit: Action Guides for Mental Health Professionals Endorsed by the Prevention Section of Division 17 of the American Psychological Association Authored and edited by leading experts in the field of prevention, this kit is a collection of eight brief practice books covering the span of preventive application, including: general overview of prevention, best practices, diversity and cultural relevance, psychoeducational groups, consultation, program development and evaluation, evidence-based prevention, and public policy. The eight individual books address critical conceptual and/or practical areas within prevention. Each brief book, authored by experts in the relevant, individual area of prevention, conforms to a general outline prepared by the editors in order to promote a consistent reading experience. The emphasis throughout is on creating interesting, scholarly, and pragmatic guidance for conceptualizing, executing, and evaluating prevention. Key Features Provides concrete direction for spreading and improving the practice of prevention Easy-to-read and accessible format Up-to-date scholarly base with the latest research on prevention Translates theory into practice with engaging learning exercises and case examples 50% of all royalties donated to the Prevention Section of the Society of Counseling Psychologists of the APA Individual practice books: 1. Prevention in Psychology: An Introduction to the Prevention Practice Kit Robert K. Conyne, Arthur M. Horne, & Katherine A. Raczynski 2. Best Practices in Prevention Sally Hage & John Romano 3. Social Justice and Culturally Relevant Prevention Elizabeth M. Vera & Maureen E. Kenny 4. Prevention Groups Elaine Clanton Harpine 5. Prevention and Consultation A. Michael Dougherty 6. Evidence-Based Prevention Katherine A. Raczynski, Michael Waldo, Jonathon Schwartz, & Arthur M. Horne 7. Program Development and Evaluation in Prevention Robert K. Conyne 8. Public Policy and Mental Health: Avenues for Prevention Emily M. Good & Maureen A. Pirog

Best Practices in Prevention

Author: Sally Hage
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452257973
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This second book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers with practical steps that need to be considered by prevention practitioners as they engage with others in developing and delivering prevention projects. A context for engaging in prevention practice is provided, including discussion of how prevention fits with traditional models of psychology, descriptions of theoretical models for doing prevention practice, and examples of empirically-supported prevention interventions.

Evidence Based Prevention

Author: Katherine Raczynski
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452258007
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This sixth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. Counselors, psychologists and mental health workers in schools, government agencies, community settings, and in private practice are increasingly expected to select evidence-based practices and programs, and to document the effectiveness of the care they provide. The book addresses the types of questions that may be most pertinent to counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers who are engaged in prevention and interested in understanding evidence-based programs.

Prevention in Psychology

Author: Robert K. Conyne
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452257957
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This first book in the Prevention Practice Kit overviews the prevention field and Kit contents, and highlights key points emerging through the historical evolution of prevention. It gives special attention to elements that are infused throughout all books: a systemic, ecological approach and community and multi-disciplinary collaboration.

Social Justice and Culturally Relevant Prevention

Author: Elizabeth M. Vera
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452257965
Format: PDF
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The book presents concrete examples of programs that attempt to address issues of social injustice and cultural relevance. These examples are based on the authors' real world experiences engaging in culturally responsive prevention guided by a social justice agenda. The reader will have opportunities for conversation about some of the more challenging aspects of infusing social justice and cultural relevance into one's prevention efforts, and includes a series of learning exercises to promote these conversations.

Prevention and Consultation

Author: A. Michael Dougherty
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 145225799X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This sixth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. Counselors, psychologists and mental health workers in schools, government agencies, community settings, and in private practice are increasingly expected to select evidence-based practices and programs, and to document the effectiveness of the care they provide. The book addresses the types of questions that may be most pertinent to counselors, psychologists, and other mental health workers who are engaged in prevention and interested in understanding evidence-based programs.

Prevention Groups

Author: Elaine Clanton Harpine
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452257981
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This fourth book in the Prevention Practice Kit introduces the topic of prevention groups and illustrates how to apply that definition to real-world settings for counselors, psychologists, mental health workers, and prevention specialists working with groups in schools, hospitals, community organizations, and private practice. Readers will find practical suggestions on how to design, conduct, and organize prevention groups such as psychoeducational groups, group-centered prevention groups, and therapy prevention groups. Examples from research, along with case study examples, help to illustrate important concepts in both theory and practice.

Public Policy and Mental Health

Author: Maureen A. Pirog
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452258023
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This eighth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides a broad overview of the types of policies governments establish to prevent mental disorders as well as the various ways in which these policies are created. The authors describe the process of analyzing public programs, laws, policies, and managerial innovations in mental disorder prevention, and help readers examine both the rationale for these programs and policies and whether or not they really work.

Program Development and Evaluation in Prevention

Author: Robert K. Conyne
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452258015
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This seventh book in the Prevention Practice Kit illustrates how carefully constructed programs are involved with reaching prevention goals. Using examples and drawing from a clearly presented framework, this book helps readers easily translate concepts of program development and evaluation (PD&E) into doable, practical steps.