By John L. Romano

Psychologists are more and more consulted through public firms, college districts, and companies to aid within the prevention of significant difficulties (e.g., university violence, drug dependancy, and worker stress). This e-book offers a vast evaluate of the technological know-how and perform of prevention, together with useful assistance for constructing, imposing, and comparing prevention courses. It studies the heritage of prevention; habit switch theories that advisor prevention courses; danger and protecting elements to focus on; concerns regarding ethics, schooling, and investment for prevention. instance courses from various settings are defined, together with courses in schooling, healthiness care, and the neighborhood.

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