Sociocultural Context of Prevention
Prevention of a chronic societal problem such as sexual victimization requires looking beyond individuals to the systemic factors that maintain the problem. Sexual Assault and Abuse addresses the need to change social and cultural beliefs and practices that permit the sexual victimization of women...
Published December 6th 1995 by Routledge
Here is a new book devoted to prevention efforts outside of the United States. Chapters present prevention efforts from a variety of countries, including Costa Rica, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, and Poland, and reflect the diversity in the cultures of the authors. Despite cultural differences,...
Published August 8th 1995 by Routledge
Research, Vision, and Action
Here is the first book which highlights the unique resource of religion in the field of prevention. Until now, religious systems have been a largely undertapped resource of talent, energy, care, and physical and financial assets. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume...
Published December 10th 1992 by Routledge
Self-Help and Prevention
A useful book in which the authors describe and advocate self-help and mutual aid groups in the field of human services. Topics include support groups for bereaved parents, sexually abusive families, women who have undergone Caesarean childbirth, and former mental patients....
Published August 5th 1991 by Routledge
In terms of time, energy, and money, a career is one of the most important investments that a person makes during his or her lifetime. Career Stress in Changing Times is an exciting volume that covers the entire career cycle, from beginning through mid-career dilemmas to the retirement transition....
Published September 24th 1990 by Routledge
Eighty Years of Involvement in the Field of Prevention
Here is a unique and important volume that pays tribute to the contributions of the National Mental Health Association to the field of prevention.For more than 80 years, the National Mental Health Association has been a major force in the advancement of the field of prevention. It has pursued an...
Published October 12th 1989 by Routledge
Toward a Multidisciplinary Approach
This new book takes a detailed look at different disciplines as they relate to prevention. Authors examine how a multidisciplinary approach to prevention can refine and increase the effectiveness and comprehensiveness of the field. Given the complexity of the problems facing society today, many...
Published December 1st 1987 by Routledge
Illustrating Mental Health Consultation
This provocative volume offers an enlightening look at mental health consultation as a preventive service. To enhance the prospects of consultation being preventive, consultation is defined as an ecological enterprise. Although attention is given to outcomes, process is the key in this book. This...
Published February 8th 1987 by Routledge
Environmental Approaches and Prevention
Here is a stimulating volume on the psychological damage caused by our exposures to ills in the environment. Topics include case studies from environmental catastrophes (Love Canal, Three Mile Island) and research on how groups respond to and cope with environmental stresses. This timely book is...
Published December 31st 1984 by Routledge
The Michigan Experience
Providing practical information for all prevention professionals, this helpful volume presents an in-depth look at the excellent program models and prevention efforts used in the state of Michigan. Contributors discuss pilot demonstrations and model developments to illustrate what a state can do to...
Published December 31st 1984 by Psychology Press