Transforming School Mental Health Services

Author: Beth Doll
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294828
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides a comprehensive ten-step sequence for implementing population-based services that improve wellness and academic success for individual students and entire schools, and offers suggestions for engaging parents.

International Encyclopedia of Public Health

Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128037083
Format: PDF
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International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this new edition combines complementary scientific fields of inquiry, linking biomedical research with the social and life sciences to address the three major themes of public health research, disease, health processes, and disciplines. This book helps readers solve real-world problems in global and local health through a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach. Covering all dimensions of the field, from the details of specific diseases, to the organization of social insurance agencies, the articles included cover the fundamental research areas of health promotion, economics, and epidemiology, as well as specific diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and reproductive health. Additional articles on the history of public health, global issues, research priorities, and health and human rights make this work an indispensable resource for students, health researchers, and practitioners alike. Provides the most comprehensive, high-level, internationally focused reference work available on public health Presents an invaluable resource for both researchers familiar with the field and non-experts requiring easy-to-find, relevant, global information and a greater understanding of the wider issues Contains interdisciplinary coverage across all aspects of public health Incorporates biomedical and health social science issues and perspectives Includes an international focus with contributions from global domain experts, providing a complete picture of public health issues

School Based Mental Health

Author: Ray W. Christner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135915415
Format: PDF
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This volume provides school-based practitioners with a comprehensive and comparative guide to the strategic interventions, therapeutic modalities, and treatment approaches that are most commonly and effectively used in educational settings. Three main sections of the text present a foundation of universal interventions, targeted interventions, and alternative interventions appropriate for use in schools. Unifying the chapters are two central case examples, allowing the reader to see and evaluate the strengths and potential challenges of each technique in a familiar situation. This emphasis on case examples and the comparative structure of the volume will provide a level of hands-on and practical learning that is helpful for both students and mental health practitioners working in schools for the first time, and as a resource for more seasoned professionals who need to expand the tools at their disposal.

Mental Health Interventions for School Counselors

Author: Christopher A. Sink
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285224892
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Featuring the work of some of the most highly respected counselor educators in the field, MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS FOR SCHOOLS provides a collaborative how to guide for both preventive and intervention-oriented counseling in school settings. This exciting new first edition delivers up-to-the-minute coverage of the most common mental health or psychosocial/emotional issues and disorders facing schoolchildren and youth--issues that can negatively impact their learning and long-term educational development. Each chapter offers a solid overview of a mental health concern and then focuses on school- and research-based actions that are preventive and intervention oriented as well as proven effective in school settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Emotional Disorders

Author: Steven G. Feifer
Publisher: School Neuropsych PressInc
ISBN: 9780970333759
Format: PDF
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The book contains detailed discussion on the neurobiologicalcorrelates of mood and anxiety disorders, and psychopathology and violence,as well as the neural basis of empathy and altruistic behavior. The relationshipbetween executive dysfunction and emotional wellness is examined, along witha detailed synopsis of medication treatment options for children. There is compelling evidence that emotional wellness can be enhancedthrough early prevention efforts and appropriate assessment strategies to fosterboth social-emotional functioning and academic performance in children. Thisbook will be of interest to psychologists, educators, and allied mental healthproviders who work with children. The first part of the book deals with the neuropsychological component ofemotional disorders and provides both a theoretical and practical description,with discussion ranging from dysfunctional executive functions to righthemisphere disorders. The second section of the book is devoted to thepsychopharmacological aspects of emotional disorders. A final sectiondeals with the educational aspects, including learning, school achievement,mindfulness, and behavioral support programs.

Nobody Left to Hate

Author: Elliot Aronson
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429998215
Format: PDF, ePub
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On April 20, 1999, the halls of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, reverberated with the sound of gunshots as two students, highly armed and consumed with rage, killed thirteen students and seriously injured twenty-three before turning the guns on themselves. It was the worst school massacre in out nation's history. Can we prevent a tragedy like this from happening again? In Elliot Aronson's Nobody Left to Hate, on of our nation's leading social psychologists argues that the negative atmosphere in our schools--the exclusion, taunting, humiliation, and bullying--played a major role in triggering the pathological behavior of the shooters. At the very least, such an atmosphere makes schools an unpleasant experience for most normal students. But it doesn't have to be. Nobody Left to Hate offers concise, practical, and easy-to-apply strategies for creating a more supportive, stimulating, and compassionate environment in our schools. Based on decades of scientific research and classroom testing, these strategies explain how students can be taught to control their own impulses, how to respect others, and how to resolve conflicts amicably. In addition, they show teachers how to structure classes to promote cooperation, rather than competition, without sacrificing academics. On the contrary, education is greatly enhanced. For parents, teachers, or anyone concerned with what is happening in our schools, Nobody Left to Hate provides a simple and effective plan of action that will make their children's school not only a safe place, but a more humane place of learning.

The Resilient School Library

Author: Carol Ann Doll
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591586395
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers specific strategies school library media specialists can use to support children who are at risk.

Academic and Behavior Supports for At Risk Students

Author: Erica S. Lembke
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462503047
Format: PDF, ePub
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Additional Resources; 4. Tier 2 Interventions for Internalizing Behavior Problems; Theoretical Foundations for Intervening in the Problem; Assumptions; Intervention Principles; Framework for Environmental Supports; How to Identify Children with Internalizing Behavior Problems; Measures; Additional Considerations; Review of Evidence-Based Programs for Intervening in Internalizing Behavior Problems; Evidence-Based Programs for Child Anxiety; Evidence-Based Programs for Child Depression; Review of Evidence-Based Practices for Intervening in Internalizing Behavior Problems.

Solution Focused Group Therapy

Author: Linda Metcalf
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684847442
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Argues that the nature of group therapy lends itself to time-limited treatment and presents the basics of solution focused brief therapy for practitioners and patients.