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Prevention That Works!: A Guide For Developing School-Based Drug and Violence Prevention Programs (Paperback)
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Prevention That Works!: A Guide For Developing School-Based Drug and Violence Prevention Programs (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 26/07/2001
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Despite the growing availability of information on effective drug and violence prevention programmes, schools continue to use programmes that have not been proven effective. Some are using model programmes, but have changed the content or design enough so that the features that made them effective are gone. Or worse, they continue to use programmes that have been proven ineffective simply because that is what is easiest, or most familiar.

The school shootings over the last few years are solid reminders that schools can no longer do just anything and call it adequate prevention. It is more critical than ever to learn from the examination of previous prevention efforts and not make the same mistakes a second time in this new arena of violence prevention.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761978053
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Easy to read and understand, with a wealth of resource ideas. Very helpful for even a novice to understand and lead school and community groups through developing a practical prevention plan."

-- Jane Todey

"A good beginning tool for those in need to get the job done immediately."

-- Bertha Caldwell

"Knowles does a fine job of reaching her goal of providing a practical and accessible book for the practitioner charged with selecting, implementing, and evaluating prevention programs in two problem areas that dramatically affect the health of our children."

-- Contemporary Psychology APA Review of Books, April 2003

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