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Chapter 1: Prevention Science and Practice
School personnel face daily and continuous challenges in their efforts to establish and maintain safe and orderly classroom environments where teachers can teach and students can learn. Prevention practices are preferred to other behavior management approaches because of their potential to reduce the development of new, and the severity of current, school-related problems. A well-crafted approach to prevention improves the efficiency and effectiveness of school, classroom, and individual instructional and support systems. Programs grounded in prevention science also have broad usefulness for counselors and other professionals.
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