Promoting Child And Adolescent Mental Health by Carl I. FertmanPromoting Child And Adolescent Mental Health by Carl I. Fertman

Promoting Child And Adolescent Mental Health

byCarl I. Fertman, Myrna M. Delgado, Susan L. Tarasevich

Paperback | May 14, 2013

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Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health is written for health education students with a keen focus on how to build sustainable support systems across the community, classroom, schools and families to adequately promote positive behavior and mental health for both children and adolescents. The text addresses a wide range of learning challenges and mental health issues and outlines the support needed to provide communities and schools with the proper guidance to create an adaptable system which promotes child and adolescent mental health allowing them to flourish. The text presents mental health as a community-based challenge. By focusing on children and adolescents, it allows undergraduate and graduate students to concentrate on specific populations while acquiring skills that are applicable to a broad spectrum of diverse communities. This innovative text models teamwork across a variety of disciplines and encourages students to develop connections across communities and systems to promote child and adolescent mental health.
Carl I. Fertman, PhD, MCHES is an Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Maximizing Adolescent Potentials (MAPS) Program, both in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. His expertise is working with schools and communities to prevent tobacco, drug, and alcohol problems among youth and to promote the mental ...
Title:Promoting Child And Adolescent Mental HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.69 inPublished:May 14, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1449658997

ISBN - 13:9781449658991

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: FoundationsChapter 2: Creating a Mental Health Promoting School CommunityChapter 3: Teams, Partnerships, and CollaborationsChapter 4: Policy and ProceduresChapter 5: Referrals and Other Ways to Connect to Programs and ServicesChapter 6: School Community Staff and Child and Family PerspectivesChapter 7: Program and Service DecisionsChapter 8: Sustaining Programs and ServicesChapter 9: Engaging FamiliesChapter 10: Addressing Social DeterminantsChapter 11: Facebook, Cell Phones, and Mental Health CommunicationsChapter 12: Emerging Leadership Issues