The School Practitioners Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Paperback | October 3, 2008

EditorCynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-meares

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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 rapidreference 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 toimprove 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 schoolprofessionals.

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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 rapidreference to a key school issue. Here, readers ...

Cynthia Franklin, PhD, is Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health and Coordinator of Clinical Social Work Concentration at the University of Texas at Austin. Mary Beth Harris, PhD, is Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Southern California. Paula Allen-Meares, PhD, is Chancellor of the Universi...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.11 × 5.39 × 0.59 inPublished:October 3, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195370597

ISBN - 13:9780195370591

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Cynthia Franklin: Preface1. Laura DiGiovanni: Substance Abuse Prevention: Effective School-Based Programs2. Soyon Jung, Lori Holleran: Substance Abuse at Elementary Age: Effective Interventions3. Lori Holleran, Soyon Jung: Screening Substance Use/Abuse of Middle and High School Students4. Laura Hopson: Effective HIV Prevention in Schools5. Laura Hopson: Effective STD Prevention6. Katherine Shepard, Tamara DeHay, Brooke Hersh: Effective Cognitive-Behaviorial Interventions for Self-Mutilation7. Mathew Selekman: Integrative, Solution-Oriented Approaches with Self-Harming Adolescents8. Theresa Early: Effective Interventions for Students with Eating Disorder9. Reshma Naidoo: Effective Management of Obesity for School Children10. David R. Dupper: Design and Utility of Life Skills Groups in SchoolsIndex