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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]
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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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Title from digital cover (viewed on December 10, 2018)
Subject Behavior modification -- United States
Community health services -- United States
Juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Social conditions
Youth -- Mental health services -- United States
Behavior modification.
Community health services.
Juvenile delinquents -- Social conditions.
Youth -- Mental health services.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Catalano, Richard F., author
Farrington, David P., author
Hawkins, J. David, author
ISBN 0190299231 (electronic bk.)
0190299258 electronic book
9780190299231 (electronic bk.)
9780190299255 electronic book