Promoting child and family wellness: Priorities for psychological and social interventions

Isaac Prilleltensky, Geoffrey Nelson

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Abstract

In order to foster the well-being of children and families we propose a shift in the priorities of psychological and social interventions. Following a brief discussion of the concept of wellness, we present a framework for interventions to promote child and family wellness. Psychological and social intervention strategies to promote child and family wellness are then reviewed and interpreted in terms of the framework. Recommendations for changing priorities for programmes and policies are based on the framework and a review of the effectiveness of existing interventions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-105
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Community and Applied Social Psychology
Volume10
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Children
  • Ecological interventions
  • Mental health
  • Prevention
  • Social change
  • Social justice
  • Values

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Social Psychology

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Promoting child and family wellness : Priorities for psychological and social interventions. / Prilleltensky, Isaac; Nelson, Geoffrey.

In: Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 10, No. 2, 01.03.2000, p. 85-105.

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