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Contributions of risk research to the designs of successful interventions

Sameroff, Arnold and Gutman, Leslie (2004) Contributions of risk research to the designs of successful interventions. In: Intervention with Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Pearson Education, Boston, pp. 9-26. ISBN 0-205-34196-9

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Additional Information: This chapter provides an overview of risk concepts focusing on the differences between deterministic causal factors and probabilistic factors. Then it describes the assessment of typical risk factors and explores the predictive efficacy of single and multiple risk indices. Finally, the chapter identifies social protective factors and resilience that would allow children to overcome adversity and achieve developmental competence.
Controlled Keywords: Children at risk, Child development
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Centre for Longitudinal Studies
IOE Departments > Departments > Quantitative Social Science
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2010 12:51
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2015 09:33
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