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Synopsis: Journal of Adolescence 1996 19 393 396 Book Reviews School Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents Joseph A Durlack Sage 1995 115 pp Joseph?s Durlack?s book is a short clear well structured... adolescents, programmes, school, intervention programmes, Sage, Book Reviews, University Press, reader, education, health, Durlack, Eds, youth, ways, America, Prevention, social work, Cambridge University Press, binge eating, successful programmes, abuse academic failure, social problems drug, structured review, eating disorder, Lawrence Erlbaum, HIV, AIDS, professionals, Adolescence Wiley, sexual activity,

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journal adolescence 1996 19 393 396 book reviews school based prevention programs children adolescents joseph durlack sage 1995 115 pp joseph durlack book short clear structured review school based intervention programmes america uses examples fifties onwards book based research late eighties early nineties concise chapters behaviour social problems drug abuse academic failure health education organised description summary research comments reasons success failure programmes conclusion detailing ways forward successful programmes detail text english reader stands variety research strategies approaches number researchers involved vast amount money spent annually intervention programmes durlack critical two aspects american programmes lack longitudinal follow researchers ways schools programme running loath abandon subsequent research shows meet aims schools learn american experience pull programmes extracting pupils lessons extensive intensive make lost academic ground early substantial long term intervention seen america effective reducing long term problems cost effective i know school england resources schemes extensive successful american models points lack co operation educational research schools country crux research based intervention programme persuade schools replication different settings different personnel notoriously difficult durlack answers know influences educations cease programme replacing new suggestion sufficient resources available lies heart planned change country final chapter gives clear guidelines school based programmes organised lacks sufficient consideration teacher role developing organising intervention programmes school level obsessive regard national curriculum england moment school level intervention programmes good list priorities heads teachers general reader book study appendix first explanation standardised mean effect size critical comparison data text michael harvey teenagers social work services john triseliotis moira borland malcolm hill lydia lambert hmso 1995 306 pp 25 adolescent issues far political agenda party conference season general election beckons juvenile offending 0140 1971 96 04039304 18 00 0 1996 association professionals services adolescents 394 book reviews schooling achievement behaviour teenage pregnancy raves begging constitute increasing examples areas modern life politicians popular press berate young view regrettable puzzling little social work research focused specifically situation needs adolescents younger children fortunately partial remedy recently provided series department health research overviews focus teenagers research practice concerned adolescent issues publication john triseliotis colleagues universities edinburgh glasgow important contribution adolescent social work literature based detailed research study examining experiences 12 month period group 116 teenagers looked supervised social services main objectives research three fold understand services made available response initial problems services evaluated key participants young people parents social workers impact teenagers families research objectives amply met important findings result shown majority young people positive social work intervention thought major impact lives picture emerges kind social work approaches likely meet success co operation adolescents professionals informal respect young people punctual reliable practical things help keep promises interestingly surprisingly residential school placements came popular durable main conclusion research concerns frequent absence coherent response social services agencies problems adolescents authors put findings suggest far response social services relevant agencies largely unfocused inconsistent piecemeal lacking purpose time teenagers families received concerted coherent attention social work relation child protection permanent planning spite blemishes made great strides important timely authoritative study contains useful suggestions practice training policy makers academics students working adolescents difficulty benefit reading david berridge forgotten children aids epidemic shelley geballe janice gruendel warren andiman eds yale university press 283 pp 17 95 hbk 7 95 pbk first reading i found format book uncomfortable two entitled challenge aids children youth responding needs children youth affected aids sandwiched voices collection letters journals interview transcripts parents children carers affected hiv loose editorial control repetition themes chapters references voices embedded text requiring reader spend time searching back forth 395 book reviews second reading first two chapters deal specifically epidemiological medical aspects hiv aids written new work closely children families chronic lifethreatening illness parental death separation need alternative placements adoption fostering american text relate american legal child welfare systems appear immediate relevance british readers i returned book third time i saw tragedy hiv aids authors sought convey similarities conditions clinical situations i recognized differences arise disease strikes different generations family simultaneously scale problems faced united states apparent copes lost generations disrupted social structure comparisons forgotten children multiplytraumatised children war far fetched importance resiliance built brought home i realised hurdles legal child welfare systems put parents children ostensibly trying help solely u problem summary persistence paid new insights book readership likely specific interest seeing children families disease daily reality i wondered difficulty appreciating book initially paralleled difficulty personally touched hiv comprehending full impact collette lewin overcoming binge eating christopher fairburn new york guilford press 246 pp 9 95 pbk timely addition self help literature leading authority field eating disorders aimed binge eating problem families friends book divided two sections review date scientific knowledge subject secondly self help manual binge eating problem suffering diagnosable eating disorder self help approach suitable binge eating disorder lacking compensatory weight control behaviours uncomplicated bulimia nervosa professional advice suggested low weight multi impulsive form bulimia nervosa first section illustrated first hand clinical accounts helps destroy myths prevalent area self help manual based cognitive behavioural therapy methods recording sheets strategies challenge faulty cognitions developed author cbt treatment programme bulimia nervosa gold standard treatment self help programme based six steps presented kindly humane style sufferer testifies made sense i underlined point point clinician made great deal sense provided wealth valuable information professionals prefer companion binge eating nature assessment treatment edited fairburn wilson published guilford fuller background therapist focused approach self help book ideal professionals student 396 book reviews counsellors recommend requiring clinical supervision manual certainly appropriate older adolescents young adults simon gowers moving world student values choices relationships b m turk m l jacobs corwin press 1995 155 pp 20 50 pbk book designed workbook practitioners youth workers teachers social workers counsellors consists 29 lessons aim provide adolescents information need deal dating issues awakening sexuality honest thoughtful healthy ways lesson prepared rationale undertaking piece work objective exercise step step instructions carrying activity instances information order teacher present mini lecture topic work sheets photocopied distribution class book built premise sexual activity adolescents stems young people associating undesirable peers bombarded sexually oriented media pop culture living families failing offer appropriate guidance role model book useful sections encourage students examine values recognise conflict develop negotiating skills view book gets difficulties soon starts address issues sexual activity book american clearly concern country relation teenage pregnancy hiv adolescents authors solution problem abstinence re enforce message presenting partial information authors give considerable space information doubtful accuracy stds hiv mentioning preventative strategies like safe sex lesson consequences teenage pregnancy designed motivate decide delay sexual activity information discussion contraception approach book influenced author mission convert teenagers abstinence sexual activity authors approached sex mechanistically giving recognition association love emotion caring relationships recognition sex sexuality extremely sensitive area young people let adults working similarly ignore importance adolescence time exploration experimentation growth book partially achieves objectives address important skills young people need helps say make choices provide information incomplete sex dealt healthy joy 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