This text is a collection of empirically tested curriculums pertaining to preventive health in adolescents. The curriculums are comprehensive, containing text, testing procedures, step-by-step learning exercises, and illustrations for use. Contents: Adolescent Development; Curriculums and Practical Aspects of Implementation; Sexuality Education: For Parents and Their Children; Psychoactive Substance Use Education by the Teams-Games-Tournaments Method; Teaching Anger Control by the Teams-Games-Tournaments Method; Adolescent Training Manual for Coping with Depression and Suicide; Nutrition Education Curriculum; Comprehensive Employment Preparation for Adolescent with Developmental Disabilities: An Empirical Paradigm; Family Intervention: Essential Component of Effective Prevention; Appendix: Adolescent Depression and Suicide Prevention.
John S. Wodarski is Professor for the School of Social Work at the University of Akron in Ohio. Lois Ann Wodarski is Associate Professor at the School of Home Economics and Family Ecology at the same university.