The science of prevention for children and youth

Paper that makes the case that prevention science provides a framework for ensuring that prevention initiatives are founded on robust evidence and implemented in a way that will allow progressive growth in knowledge of 'what works' in prevention.

It examines some of the opportunities and challenges in a shift to an evidence-based prevention agenda to improve the lives of children and young people.

Author: 
Ann V Sanson
Author: 
Sophie S Havighurst
Author: 
Stephen R Zubrick
Publisher: 
Australian Review of Public Affairs
Published: 
2011
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