ERIC Number: ED420828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Comprehensive Prevention Programs: A Planning Guide.
Duncan, Andrew N.; Stephens-Burden, Stevie; Bickel, Ann
This guidebook is designed to be used in implementing comprehensive prevention programs for children and youth in schools and communities. The primary goals of this planning guide are: provide educators and communities with a prevention model that will help them facilitate the implementation of effective comprehensive programs; provide a framework for comprehensive prevention programs based on resiliency and protective factor research; bring research and practice in the field of prevention closer together; show school teams how to integrate effective prevention programs into schoolwide programs, school improvement, and school reform efforts. Chapters include: "School Change and Effective Schools: Implications for Prevention in New Settings"; "Systemic Reform"; "Building the Framework: Resiliency as a Model for School Reform and Comprehensive Prevention Programs"; "Approaches to Prevention: Lessons Learned Along the Way"; "Characteristics of Effective Comprehensive Prevention Programs: Promising Approaches Further Implications from the Research": and "Comprehensive Approaches to Prevention: Collaboration, Team Building and the School Improvement Process." A bibliography and an appendix concerning community team building are included. (MKA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.; Western Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, Portland, OR.