Mental Health Handbook for Schools

Mental Health Handbook for Schools

by Mary Atkinson, Garry Hornby
     
 

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This practical and accessible reference book provides valuable information on a comprehensive range of mental health problems with which teachers are often confronted. Drawing on up to date research and practice in these areas the book considers what schools can do, within the special needs framework, to help pupils with these problems. It usefully reflects on the… See more details below

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This practical and accessible reference book provides valuable information on a comprehensive range of mental health problems with which teachers are often confronted. Drawing on up to date research and practice in these areas the book considers what schools can do, within the special needs framework, to help pupils with these problems. It usefully reflects on the role of the mental health services in relation to schools and how schools can adopt a whole-school preventative approach to mental health problems.

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'Useful reading for the non-specialist teacher. Even where a problem is clearly intractable ... the authors are able to offer encouraging and positive advice.' - Gerald Haigh, Times Educational Supplement

'An excellent study of the range of childhood and adolescent mental health and the circumstances that lead to them ... Of interest to a wide readership and especially useful for school counsellors as well as classroom teachers.' Judges' comment - Winner of the TES/ NASEN Academic Book Award 2002

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203994863
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
01/17/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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