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Preventing youth problems

Preventing youth problems

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Published by Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child development,
  • Child psychology,
  • Clinical child psychology,
  • Adolescent psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Anthony Biglan, Margaret C. Wang, and Herbert J. Walberg.
    SeriesIssues in children"s and families" lives, Issues in children"s and families" lives (Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers)
    ContributionsBiglan, Anthony., Wang, Margaret C., Walberg, Herbert J., 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ772 .P74 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19063757M
    ISBN 100306477335
    LC Control Number2003044645
    OCLC/WorldCa51817594

    Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth provides readers with both a solid grounding in theory and a comprehensive examination of the evidence-based assessment strategies and therapeutic practices that can be used to treat a highly diverse population with a wide range of conduct problems. It provides professional Reviews: 1. The public health model of prevention, developed in the s by Leavell and Clark, is a useful way to think about how prevention works. This model has been used in health care and health promotion to prevent cancer, diabetes, strokes, and smoking, to name a few. Later, it was adapted to prevent societal issues, such as crime and violence.

    The fourth revision of this text offers both tested prevention strategies for work with diverse at-risk populations and counseling techniques that address the complexities of destructive behavior from individual, family, school, and community perspectives. Drawing on the wisdom of 24 experts, this book provides concrete advice for creating and maintaining environments in which children and Cited by: 2. Although there is a variation in numbers, the national surveys show bullying behavior is a real problem that affects a large number of youth (Conclusion ). Chapter 2 describes the definitional, measurement, and sampling issues that make it difficult to generate precise, consistent, and representative estimates of bullying and cyberbullying.

    Youth unemployment, in particular long-term youth unemployment, can generate frustration and low self-esteem, and can lead to increased vulnerability among some young people to drugs, disease and. Family life, reproductive health, and population education: key elements of a health-promoting school. The purpose of this document is to strengthen efforts to educate young people about family life, reproductive health, and population issues and to prevent related health problems, such as unintended and early pregnancies, HIV/STI, and sexual violence.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author Format: Paperback. Preventing Youth Problems provides information needed to prevent five of the most common, costly, and dangerous problems of adolescence: anti-social behavior, tobacco use, alcohol and drug abuse, and sexual behavior that risks disease and unwanted pregnancy.

Over the past thirty years, scientific research on children and adolescents identified the major conditions influencing each of these problems. Preventing youth problems book Adolescent substance use can interfere with cognitive, emotional, and social development and may Preventing youth problems book affect later functioning in adult domains such as parenting and employment.

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) recognized that this problem does not arise anew in adolescence, but in fact has roots in :   This impressive book successfully integrates research, practice, and policy and should be required reading for community leaders and policy-makers who intend to create effective and sustainable models that prevent youth problem behavior and promote well-being in their communities."Author: Abigail A.

Fagan, J. David Hawkins, David P. Farrington. Prevention of substance use is included in the report given the inclusion of substance abuse in our charge; discussion of other problem behaviors is intended to illustrate the synergy in risk factors and approaches to prevention.

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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Research Council. Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research.

Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action focuses on youth violence because there is. an enormous breadth and depth of knowledge about youth violence and how to effectively guide community action to prevent it.

For youth violence, research has provided a strong. Early intervention prevents the onset of delinquent behavior and supports the development of a youth’s assets and resilience.

3 While many past approaches focus on remediating visible and/or longstanding disruptive behavior, research has shown that prevention and early intervention are more effective. iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. These substance abuse books can be a great gift to give to a parent who needs help tackling the issue of drug abuse.

Many children do not see the harmful effects of substance use on teen lives. Knowledge can be power, so give them to power to say no to drugs and help in the prevention. This book provides information needed to prevent five of the most common, costly, and dangerous problems of adolescence: anti-social behavior, tobacco use, alcohol and drug abuse, and sexual behavior Read more.

Preventing youth violence: an overview of the evidence. income countries where the problem of youth violence is particularly severe, and several of these are designing and implementing youth violence prevention interventions such as programmes to reduce the harmful use of alcohol.

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In Preventing and reducing juvenile delinquency: A comprehensive framework (pp. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n7. Howell, James C. "Effective Programs for Preventing and Reducing Youth Gang Problems.".

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Children and youth engage in sexual problem behaviors for often very different reasons than adult offenders. Behaviors that are sexual and harmful in youth may be a result of other issues such as impulsivity, social skill deficits, family trauma, etc.

Qualified youth treatment provider can make assessments to help determine the nature of the. Marijuana and the teen brain.

Unlike adults, the teen brain is actively developing and often will not be fully developed until the mid 20s.

Marijuana use during this period may harm the developing teen brain. Negative effects include: Difficulty thinking and problem solving. Problems with memory and learning. Social Problems Affecting Youth Today and Ways to Solve Them Society nowadays isn’t what it was a decade ago.

People change and so does the society they live in. The problems that our grandparents experienced with our parents aren’t the same that our parents experience with us.As with tobacco, there is some tension between primary and secondary prevention in regard to youth alcohol use.

Because alcohol is an addictive substance, and youth can come to abuse alcohol early in their drinking careers, secondary prevention should involve clinical interventions for youth with diagnosed drinking by: 4.

The response to youth gang problems in the United States and elsewhere, particularly over the past three decades, has produced three primary strategies: prevention, intervention and suppression. Gang prevention programs typically focus on discouraging children and youth, especially those at high-risk, from joining gangs.