Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Promoting Resilience in Disadvantaged Children

  title={Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Promoting Resilience in Disadvantaged Children},
  author={Paul Richard Smokowski},
This article addresses the emergence of a resilience-based prevention practice perspective that focuses on positively affecting the development of disadvantaged, at-risk children. Significant progress has been made in understanding risk and resilience processes; however, use of the field’s advances in applied settings has lagged. The article will attempt to bridge this gap by reviewing relevant issues in program design, implementation, and evaluation from a resilience perspective. Risk and… CONTINUE READING


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