Basic Concepts in Prevention

  • Joseph A. Durlak
Part of the Issues in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ICCP)


Prevention is a multidisciplinary science that draws upon basic and applied research from at least 15 major disciplines: education, psychology, medicine, nursing, public health, sociology, political science, business, communications, law, criminal justice, social work, health education, engineering, and economics. In addition, some of the specialty areas of these disciplines that have made important contributions to prevention are early childhood education, community psychology, community nursing, pediatrics, epidemiology, social marketing, policy analysis, and community organization and development.


Protective Factor Primary Prevention Developmental Pathway Environmental Intervention Junior High School Student 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph A. Durlak
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  1. 1.Loyola University ChicagoChicagoUSA

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