Promoting Children's Health: Integrating School, Family, and Community

Promoting Children's Health: Integrating School, Family, and Community

by Thomas J. Power, George J. DuPaul, Edward S. Shapiro, Anne E. Kazak
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572308559

ISBN-13: 9781572308558

Pub. Date: 03/21/2003

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This book presents a framework for systematically addressing the health needs of children by integrating health, mental health, and educational systems of care. From leading scientist-practitioners, the volume is grounded in cutting-edge research as well as public policy mandates on health promotion and prevention for at-risk students. Strategies are delineated for

…  See more details below

Overview

This book presents a framework for systematically addressing the health needs of children by integrating health, mental health, and educational systems of care. From leading scientist-practitioners, the volume is grounded in cutting-edge research as well as public policy mandates on health promotion and prevention for at-risk students. Strategies are delineated for developing and evaluating evidence-based programs targeting a variety of goals, including successfully integrating children with health problems into school, bolstering adherence to health interventions, and planning and monitoring pharmacological interventions. Multidisciplinary approaches to prevention are also discussed in detail. The book's concluding section provides guidelines for preparing professionals for health-related careers. Key Features:
• More and more states are integrating education and healthcare systems.
• Shows how school personnel deal with and refer health problems, including useful case examples.
• Authors are the leading experts in the field.
• Provides guidelines for designing professional training programs.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308558
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
262
Sales rank:
1,078,846
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


I. Understanding the Context
1. Linking Systems of Care to Promote Health: Justification and Need
2. Addressing Healthcare Issues across Settings

II. Developing Intervention Strategies
3. Designing Interventions: Integrating Assessment Paradigms
4. Integrating Children with Health Problems into School
5. Promoting Intervention Adherence: Linking Systems to Promote Collaborative Management
6. Managing and Evaluating Pharmacological Interventions

III. Developing Prevention Strategies
7. Developing Selective and Indicated Prevention Programs
8. Developing Universal Prevention Programs
9. Evaluating Programs of Prevention

IV. Planning for the Future
10. Preparing Psychologists to Integrate Systems of Care
11. Forming Partnerships to Integrate Research and Practice

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >