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Offering authoritative advice on effective intervention, Promoting Health and Wellbeing through Schools provides an overview of the key issues that need to be addressed.

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Promoting Health and Wellbeing Through Schools

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Overview

Offering authoritative advice on effective intervention, Promoting Health and Wellbeing through Schools provides an overview of the key issues that need to be addressed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203860090
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/18/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 378 KB

Meet the Author

Peter Aggleton is Professor of Education and Health and holds a UNSW Strategic Chair at the National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Catherine Dennison is Research Manager for the Children and Young People’s Public Health Programme at the Department of Health, UK.

Ian Warwick is Senior Research Officer at the Thomas Coram Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of contributors List of figures and tables Chapter 1 Introduction Peter Aggleton, Catherine Dennison and Ian Warwick Chapter 2 The health of children and young people Fiona Brooks Chapter 3 Promoting mental health through schools Katherine Weare Chapter 4 Reducing disaffection and increasing school engagement Colin Noble and Marilyn Toft Chapter 5 Tackling obesity: promoting physical activity and healthy eating in schools Wendy Wills Chapter 6 The role of schools in reducing alcohol-related harm among young people Willm Mistral and Lorna Templeton Chapter 7 The role of schools in drug education and wider substance misuse prevention Martine Stead and Robert Stradling Chapter 8 Promoting sexual health Roger Ingham and Julia Hirst Chapter 9 Children and young people as partners in health and well-being Jo Butcher Chapter 10 The contribution of parents Claire James Chapter 11 The role of the school nurse Viv Crouch and Helen Chalmers Chapter 12 Evaluating Healthy Schools: issues and principles Catherine Dennison, Ian Warwick and Peter Aggleton

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