The Generic Features of Effective Childrearing

  • Anthony Biglan
Part of the Issues in Children’s and Families’ Lives book series (IICL, volume 1)

Abstract

Chapters 2 through 5 provide valuable summaries of the programs and policies that are available to prevent important problem behaviors. Each chapter is based on substantial empirical evidence from randomized controlled trials and interrupted time-series experimental evaluations. The widespread effective implementation of such well-evaluated practices is likely to contribute to substantial reductions in these problems in our society.

Keywords

Young People Problem Behavior Antisocial Behavior Youth Development Community Psychology 
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