ERIC Number: EJ674058
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Community Interventions and Effective Prevention.
Wandersman, Abraham; Florin, Paul
American Psychologist, v58 n6-7 p441-48 Jun-Jul 2003
Defines community level interventions for prevention and health promotion, describing their appeal, offering examples of community level interventions that demonstrate their promise, summarizing literature reviews that document that the promise is not realized regularly, and proposing that models to bridge the gap between science and practice via accountability processes and technical assistance systems for prevention may increase the effectiveness of preventive interventions. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: "Prevention that Works for Children and Youth."