Course: NEW! Prevention Psychology: Enhancing Personal and Social Well-Being
by John L. Romano, PhD
This course is new or has been updated recently.
This book fully illuminates the science and practice of prevention. It includes practical guidance and information for developing, implementing, and evaluating prevention interventions in different settings and across the life span. The book is rich in resources through an annotated appendix of valuable web sites for prevention, and an extensive reference list of prevention research and interventions. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach that is relevant to students, professionals, practitioners, and researchers across different disciplines including psychology, health sciences, education, social work, and public policy. The newly approved American Psychological Association Guidelines for Prevention in Psychology are incorporated into the book.
Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:
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Bio: John L. Romano, PhDDr. John L. Romano is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He co-founded the Prevention Section of the American Psychological Association (APA) Society of Counseling Psychology. He was the first recipient of the Sections Lifetime Achievement Award. He was principal investigator on several US Department of Education school personnel training grants to prevention prevent substance abuse and promote safe schools. He has received research awards from the American Counseling Association, and he is an APA Fellow in Divisions 17 and 52 (Counseling Psychology and International Psychology).
Minnesota Psychological Association Outstanding Graduate Faculty in Psychology Award (2014)
Faculty Mentor Recognition, American Psychological Association, International Psychology Division
Lifetime Achievement Award, Prevention Section, Society of Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Society of Counseling Psychology
Fellow, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota
Faculty Mentor Award, University of Minnesota, General College Student Board
Research Award, American Personnel and Guidance Association
Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Minnesota
Journal of Counseling Psychology (2000-02)
The Counseling Psychologist (2008-2011)
Journal of Counseling and Development (2006-09)
Asia Pacific Education Review (since 2008)
Minnesota Board of Psychology (2000-2008)