The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

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The School Practitioner's Concise Companion gives busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue. Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well-being-from substance abuse to STDs to obesity-and presents innovative, effective strategies to improve student health by addressing risky behaviors. Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is conveniently organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of school professionals.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 14mm | 281.23g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 0195370597
  • 9780195370591

Table of contents

Preface, Cynthia Franklin ; 1. Substance Abuse Prevention: Effective School-Based Programs, Laura DiGiovanni ; 2. Substance Abuse at Elementary Age: Effective Interventions, Soyon Jung, Lori Holleran ; 3. Screening Substance Use/Abuse of Middle and High School Students, Lori Holleran, Soyon Jung ; 4. Effective HIV Prevention in Schools, Laura Hopson ; 5. Effective STD Prevention, Laura Hopson ; 6. Effective Cognitive-Behaviorial Interventions for Self-Mutilation, Katherine Shepard, Tamara DeHay, Brooke Hersh ; 7. Integrative, Solution-Oriented Approaches with Self-Harming Adolescents, Mathew Selekman ; 8. Effective Interventions for Students with Eating Disorder, Theresa Early ; 9. Effective Management of Obesity for School Children, Reshma Naidoo ; 10. Design and Utility of Life Skills Groups in Schools, David R. Dupper ; Index
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