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Prevention Practice Kit: Action Guides for Mental Health Professionals
Robert K. Conyne and Arthur M. Horne
Sage Publications / Softcover / Jan 2013
9781412995078 (ISBN-10: 1412995078)
Social Work / Counseling
price: $142.95
616 pages
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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

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