About this series
The University of Illinois at Chicago and Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Eastern Connecticut have joined to publish with Springer the Issues in Children's and Families' Lives book series. The volumes in this series each seek to promote the social and emotional health and well-being of children and families and to prevent the onset of emotional illness. In addition, each volume - whether a handbook, edited book, or self-authored monograph - is developed to increase readers' awareness of evidence-based approaches as well as their competency to promote positive development and behaviors or to treat and prevent dysfunctional behaviors.
Issues in Children's and Families' Lives draws on multiple academic disciplines and the full range of human service professions to inform psychologists, educators, other mental health professionals, and policymakers who serve youth and their families. From these academic disciplines and professions, volumes in this series share basic and applied research aimed at identifying practices, programs, and policies that serve children and families well.