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Author Fagan, Abigail A., author

Title Communities that care : building community engagement and capacity to prevent youth behavior problems / Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, David P. Farrington
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Overview of the communities that care system : theoretical basis, development, evaluation, and comparison to other community-based preventive interventions -- Community-based prevention of youth behavioral health problems -- Theoretical perspectives guiding the development and evaluation of CTC -- The development and evaluation of CTC -- Implementing CTC and similar community-based preventive interventions -- The importance of readiness and high-functioning coalitions in community-based prevention -- Improving community capacity to conduct comprehensive prevention needs assessments -- Increasing the use of evidence-based interventions to reduce youth behavioral health problems -- Ensuring high quality implementation and sustainability of evidence-based interventions and coalitions -- Evaluating CTC -- Findings from the community youth development study -- A state-wide effectiveness trial of CTC in Pennsylvania -- Moving forward: what is needed to successfully implement CTC and other community-based prevention systems -- The future of CTC and community-based prevention
Summary Communities that Care provides an in-depth examination and illustrative examples of how communities can increase their capacity to engage in evidence-based, community-driven approaches to improve public health and prevent youth behavior problems
Notes Title from digital cover (viewed on December 10, 2018)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Social conditions
Youth -- Mental health services -- United States
Community health services -- United States
Behavior modification -- United States
Behavior modification
Community health services
Juvenile delinquents -- Social conditions
Youth -- Mental health services
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Hawkins, J. David, author
Catalano, Richard F., author
Farrington, David P., author
ISBN 9780190299231