Best Practices in Prevention


Sally Hage & John L. Romano

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    Sally Hage: To Evan who brings such joy and laughter to my life

    John Romano: To Mom and Dad who taught empathy for others and the importance of learning


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    We would like to thank our graduate students who provided invaluable assistance on prevention projects through literature reviews, insightful discussions, and research applications.

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    About the Authors

    Sally Hage is Program Director of the Counseling Psychology program in the Department of Psychology at Springfield College, Massachusetts. She is the Chair of the Prevention Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology and is a licensed psychologist and a licensed mental health counselor. She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters and given presentations in the areas of prevention, social justice, prevention of intimate partner violence, and spiritual and religious diversity. She received her PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Minnesota and her MDiv from the University of Notre Dame.

    John L. Romano is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology Program, at the University of Minnesota. He has served terms as Program Coordinator and Training Director, Department Chair, and Assistant Vice President for International Scholarship at the University of Minnesota. His research and writing in recent years have focused on prevention in the counseling, psychology, and the human development professions. He is a founding member and first Chair of the Prevention Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology and was the recipient of the Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Prevention Section. He also has been a corecipient of the American Counseling Association Research Award. Throughout his career, he has been active internationally—serving in the Peace Corps in Nigeria, as an external examiner for institutions in Malaysia and Singapore, and as a visiting professor in Thailand. He is also cofounder of the Minnesota International Counseling Institute. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 17 (Counseling Psychology) and 52 (International Psychology). He has served on various counseling and psychology journal editorial boards at home and abroad and served two terms on the Minnesota Board of Psychology. He is licensed as a psychologist and marriage and family therapist in Minnesota.

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