Volume 1
Fall 1999

"Focus on the Growing Efficacy of Prevention Programs"

Recommended Readings

Other Articles in this Issue:

Director's Welcome

Rights of a Child

Editorial on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

George Albee


Recommended Readings

The social rights of children must be recognized, so that a world suited to their needs may be constructed.


Albee, G.W., Bond, L.A., & Monsey, T.V.C. (1992). Improving Children's Lives: Global Perspectives on Prevention. London and New Delhi Sage Publications.

Albee, G.W. (1996). Primary Prevention Means a Change in Business As Usual. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (Vol. 184, No. 2).

Albee, G.W. (1999). Prevention, Not Treatment, is the Only Hope. Counseling Psychology Quarterly (Vol. 12, No. 2).

ASAP - 1-800-FOR-ASAP (Southern California community). Chemical dependency treatment, mental health programs, educational and preventive programs.

Behavioral Healthcare Bulletin (mid-week, July 28, 1999).

'Connect for Kids'. Children's Mental Health.

Cowen, E. (1995). The Ontogenesis of Primary Prevention: Lengthy Strides and Stubbed Toes. The Seymour B. Saranson Award Talk at the 103rd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. New York. Mimeographed.

Cowen, E., Hightower, A.D., Pedro-Carroll, J.L., Work, W.C., Wyman, PA, & Haffey, W.G. (1996). School-Based Prevention for Children at Risk: The Primary Mental Health Project. Washington, D.C.: Ameican Psychological Association.

Cowen, E., Price, R., Lotion, R., & Ramos-McKay, J. (1998). Fourteen Ounces of Prevention: A Casebook for Practictioners. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Evans, R.G. (1994). Why Are Some People Healthy and Others Not?: The Determinants of Health of Populations (Social Institutions and Social Change).Aldine de Gruyter.

Greenberg, M., Domitrovich, C., and Bumbarger, B. (1999). Preventing Mental Disorders in School-Age Children: A Review of the Effectiveness of Prevention Programs.

Gordon, C.A. (1997). The Rights of the Child. (Rights of Childhood).

Hafen, B.C., Hafen, J.O. (1996). Abandoning Children to Their Rights. First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life. (No. 62).

Kessler, M., Goldston, S.E., & Joffe, J.M. (1992). The Present and Future of Prevention. London and New Delhi: Sage Publications.

Newberger, J. (1996). Rights of Childhood. http://

Nongovernmental organizations (NGO) (global network of child advocacy)

Pascual, Patrice. (1999). America's Children 1999.

Singh, G. K., Kochanek, K.D., & MacDorman, M.F. (1996). Advance Report of Final Mortality Statistics (Vol. 45, No. 3, Supplement + September 30 1996). Division of Vital Statistics. Final data from the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION/National Center for Health Statistics.

Shure, M.B., Digeronimo, T.F., & Sheldon, A. (1996). Raising a Thinking Child: Help Your Young Child to Resolve Everyday Conflicts and Get Along with Others. The 'I Can Problem Solve' Program. Myrna B. Shure.

Thorne, B. (1999). Editorial for Childhood. A Global Journal of Child Research (Vol. 6, No. 4).


Wilkinson, R (1997). Unhealthy Societies: The Afflictions of Inequality. Routledge.

Zigler, E., & Styfco, S.J. (1995). Head Start and Beyond: A National Plan for Extended Childhood Intervention. Yale University Press.

Zigler, E., Kagan, S.L., & Hall, N.W. (1996). Children, Families, and Government: Preparing for the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press.

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