The planning and implementation of prevention programs for families and children has shifted towards community-based, multi-component approaches that are rooted in partnerships among diverse stakeholders. We argue that values and partnerships should be central to the planning and implementation of this new approach to prevention programs. Following from these concepts, we propose 6 steps that can guide educational and psychological consultants in the implementation of prevention programs in partnership with other stakeholders. For each step, we identify key tasks, processes, and challenges for consultants. To illustrate these steps, we include examples from our work in prevention initiatives for and with immigrant and refugee children and families.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||25|
|Journal||Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation|
|State||Published - 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Psychology (miscellaneous)