Environmental Intervention Research Paper

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Short Paper: Interventions in Different Environments Jelani Pritchett Southern New Hampshire University There are three primary levels of prevention/ intervention that are used and that are widely acceptable in various settings. These settings may be within the home or school environment. The three levels are primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. The purpose of these three levels is to reduce the escalation of potential or current health risks. Primary prevention aims to reduce a problem within a population prior to it occurring. Secondary prevention aims to target individuals who may display early detections of a problem by minimizing its severity. Tertiary prevention aims to solve an issue that has already…show more content…
When used correctly, these stages will help halt the issue at its current position without any additional issues. It is imperative that a person that is suffering or possibly suffering from a condition is accurately classified within these categories. It is all about help and assisting the person who needs help and I believe all three of these stages aim to solve an issue whether that issue is coming from home or the school environment. References Institute for Work and Health. (2015). Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention. Retrieved from http://www.iwh.on.ca/wrmb/primary-secondary and-tertiary-prevention World Health Organization. (2004). Prevention of Mental Disorders: Effective Interventions and Policy Options. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/en/prevention_of_mental_diso ders_sr.pdf Wolfe, D., and Jaffe, P. (2013). Emerging strategies in the prevention of domestic violence. The Future of Children. Retrieved from http://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/journals/article/ind x.xml?ournalid=47&articleid=

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