Dr. Nancy G. Guerra

Dr. Nancy G. Guerra
Nancy G. Guerra

Nancy G. Guerra, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of California at Riverside. For the past 10 years, she has been the Director and Principal Investigator for the Southern California Academic Center of Excellence on Youth Violence Prevention, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is the coeditor of two recent scholarly books on youth violence prevention and treatment of offenders, Preventing Youth Violence in a Multicultural Society (American Psychological Association Press) and Treating the Juvenile Offender (Guilford Press) and has published over 100 journal articles and chapters on the causes and prevention of youth violence, promoting positive youth development, and understanding the connection between culture and behavior.

Books by Author

A research-based program designed to teach social and emotional skills to increase the chance of healthy adjustment and decrease the chance of viol

All Three Workbook Packets (15 workbooks)
Positive Life Changes: Workbook 3: How Do I Solve Problems and Make Good Decisions?
Workbook 3: How Do I Solve Problems and Make Good Decisions?

The emphasis of this workbook is on helping participants learn a step-by-step method for making decisions and life choices that builds on their awa

(Packet of five)
Positive Life Changes: Workbook 2: How Do I Get Along with Others?
Workbook 2: How Do I Get Along with Others?

The main focus of this workbook is on helping individuals understand other people's points of view and consider how their actions affect others, ho

(Packet of five)
Positive Life Changes: Workbook 1: Who Am I and Where Am I Going?
Workbook 1: Who Am I and Where Am I Going?

The primary focus of this workbook is on helping participants increase self-awareness, learn more about how their brain works, identify what they a

(Packet of five)
Positive Life Changes: A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults
A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults

Provides group leaders with detailed instructions and implementation guidelines.

Leader's Guide