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Expanded and updated bibliography to reflect recent research.

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date: 09 December 2019

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Building on an ecological perspective, the risk and resilience approach to practice stems from empirically based knowledge of human behavior and contributes to the profession's strengths based philosophy. The approach is suitable for diverse individuals across the life course and applicable to systems of all sizes. As an emerging theory, it is increasingly used to inform intervention models.

Keywords: human behavior theory, research practice base, diversity

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