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Prevention Practice Kit
Action Guides for Mental Health Professionals

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© 2013 | 616 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

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

Robert Conyne, Arthur Horne & Katherine Raczynski
Prevention in Psychology: An Introduction to the Prevention Practice Kit
Sally Hage, John Romano
Best Practices in Prevention
Elizabeth M. Vera & Maureen E. Kenny
Social Justice and Culturally Relevant Prevention
Elaine Clanton Harpine
Prevention Groups
A. Michael Dougherty
Prevention and Consultation
Katherine A. Raczynski, Michael Waldo, Jonathon Schwartz & Arthur M. Horne
Evidence-based Prevention
Robert Conyne
Program Development and Evaluation in Prevention
Emily M. Good & Maureen A. Pirog
Public Policy and Mental Health: Avenues for Prevention
Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • Consistent format across books provides ease of access for readers.
  • Practical emphasis provides pragmatic guidance for understanding and applying prevention.
  • Up-to-date scholarly base assures readers of timely material.
  • Learning exercises and case examples provide readers with additional opportunities for translating theory into practice.
  • Authors are leaders in the prevention field allowing readers to learn from noted  authorities.

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ISBN: 9781412995078
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