The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology)

The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology)

By: John Romano (editor), Moshe Israelashvili (editor)Hardback

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The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science offers a comprehensive global overview on prevention science with the most up-to-date research from around the world. Over 100 scholars from 27 different countries (including Australia, Bhutan, Botswana, India, Israel, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain and Thailand) contributed to this volume, which covers a wide range of topics important to prevention science. It includes major sections on the foundations of prevention as well as examples of new initiatives in the field, detailing current prevention efforts across the five continents. A unique and innovative volume, The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science is a valuable resource for established scholars, early professionals, students, practitioners and policy-makers.

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Moshe Israelashvili is Associate Professor in the School of Education at Tel Aviv University. He has extensive experience in prevention programs' development, implementation and evaluation, especially in the context of children and youth resilience promotion and substance abuse prevention. He is a consultant to major institutions in Israel, such as Israel Ministry of Education/Psych-Counseling Services, Israel Anti-Drug Authority, Israel Internet Association and Israel Defence Forces and is a member of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR), American Psychological Association (APA) and the Society for Stress and Anxiety Research (STAR). A visiting professor in Canada and USA, he also serves on the editorial boards of international journals. John L. Romano is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Minnesota. His scholarship emphasizes prevention science and international psychology. The author of Prevention Psychology: Enhancing Personal and Social Well-Being (2015), he is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA). The awards he has received include Prevention Section (APA's Society of Counseling Psychology) Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award, Distinguished Contributions to Counseling Psychology, APA's International Psychology Division International Mentoring Award and the American Counseling Association Research Award. He is a visiting professor, consultant and external evaluator/assessor at universities across the globe. He has disseminated research/scholarship through international journals and conferences and serves on the editorial boards of international journals. He is a former Visiting Professor in Malaysia.


Part I. The Essence of Prevention Science; Section 1. Foundations; Part II. The Globalization of Prevention Science; Section 1. Asia and Australia; Part III. The Future of Prevention Science.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781107087972
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 750
  • ID: 9781107087972
  • ISBN10: 110708797X

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