The School Counselor S Mental Health Sourcebook

Author: Rick Auger
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1632201151
Size: 10,52 MB
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The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model urges school counselors to know every student and broaden their knowledge of mental health disorders. With more students in need of mental health services than ever before, the timing is ideal for a guide that equips staff to meet these challenges. The School Counselor’s Mental Health Sourcebook provides tools for keeping students on track, including: Methods for addressing many disorders, including anxiety, autism, and other disruptive behavior disorders Intervention strategies that work Effective ways to collaborate with families from various cultures The impact of culture and race on a child’s mental health Communicating with teachers and families about students’ needs Rick Auger describes the disorders and strategies with a balance of simplicity and clinical depth. This time-saving resource gives busy school counselors strategies for helping students succeed in school and in life.

Mental Health And Wellbeing Through Schools

Author: Rosalyn H. Shute
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317655060
Size: 12,31 MB
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Mental Health and Wellbeing through Schools brings together international experts from various disciplines to identify and address a range of current challenges in this rapidly-developing field of endeavour. The opening chapter details lessons learned from research and practice, outlining some emerging challenges for the effective implementation of mental health initiatives in schools. Subsequent chapters take up the various issues, exploring problems and proposing solutions. Topics fall within four broad areas: Organisational and leadership issues such as dealing with 'wicked' or ‘hard-to-tame’ (complex and resistant) problems and taking a broad public health approach; Teacher-related issues, such as how to integrate programs successfully into schools, and teacher skills and professional learning; The challenges and opportunities of new technologies, including cyberbullying and the use of online, multimedia and mobile resources for both student and teacher learning and support; The need for a greater focus on targeted interventions for at-risk students, such as those with disabilities; also addressing ‘hard-to-tame’ problems such as bullying, youth suicide and depression. Mental Health and Wellbeing through Schools will be of interest to those involved in researching, developing, evaluating and implementing mental health initiatives in schools, including academics, practitioners, educators and educational and Mental Health policy makers. It will also be of use to professionals, such as nurses and social workers, concerned with the wellbeing of children and adolescents. The book will have international appeal, with contributors from around the world, experienced in a range of contexts. Rosalyn H. Shute is Adjunct Professor of Psychology at both Flinders and Federation Universities (Australia). Her research expertise lies broadly in clinical child psychology and paediatric psychology/child health and wellbeing. She is an experienced teacher of Developmental Psychology, educational and clinical child/paediatric psychology. Phillip T. Slee is a Professor in Human Development in the School of Education at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. He is a trained teacher and registered psychologist. His main areas of interest include childhood bullying/aggression, mental health and wellbeing, stress and teacher education. He has a particular interest in the practical and policy implications of his research. He and Shute recently co-authored Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives.

The School Services Sourcebook

Author: Cynthia Franklin
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199884110
Size: 17,27 MB
Format: PDF
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This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, health promotion, child abuse, dropout prevention, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, group work, family interventions, culturally competent practice, policy, ethics, legal issues, community involvement, accountability, and funding can now find high-quality and easy-to-implement strategies at their fintertips. A concise, user-friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started section, then moves smoothly into What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Points to Remember. Quick-reference tables and charts highlight the most important information needed for daily reference, and lists of further reading and Web resources guide readers in gathering additional information to tailor their practice to suit their students' needs. Each chapter has been specifically crafted by leaders in their fields with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the tools they need to deliver the best mental health and social services possible to students, families, and communities. This is a must-have reference for all school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, and educators.

Job Hunter S Sourcebook

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Format: PDF
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Job Hunter S Sourcebook

Author: Bohdan Romaniuk
Editor: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9781414407845
Size: 18,47 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Here is the essential, updated resource job seekers need to develop a complete strategy for their job searches. Alphabetically arranged by career, the Sourcebook lists sources of help wanted ads, employer directories, employment agencies, placement services, electronic resources, and other information sources for 216 specific careers. New profiles on careers such as event planner, forensic scientist and tissue engineer have been added as well. Also included are helpful e-mail and Web site addresses, along with new information on networking to further assist users in their searches.

Childhood Diseases And Disorders Sourcebook

Author: Sandra J. Judd
Editor: Omnigraphics Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 15,10 MB
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"Provides basic consumer health information about the physical and mental health of pre-adolescent children including common illnesses and injuries, disease prevention and screening, and wellness promotion. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.

Days In The Lives Of Counselors

Author: Robert L. Dingman
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
Size: 17,70 MB
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Key Benefit: Days in the Lives of Counselors is a collection of personal essays from counselors, each of whom has presented a description of his or her own unique and rewarding experiences. Each offers descriptions of his or her typical activities, including the challenges, the paperwork, the meetings, the successes, and even the frustrations. Many also share their hints on surviving the stresses that are inherent in a career in counseling. Key Topics: The chapters are clustered in categories within similar settings, but each person's experience is unique and different. In addition to school and college counselors, counselor educators, and mental health counselors, contributors include a sexologist, an editor, a gerontologist, an addictions specialist, a counselor who is a part-time deputy sheriff, and a professional association manager. Also included are two international stories, one by a school counselor working in Guam and another by a school counselor who worked in Africa. But all of the essays have one thing in common- they are written by counselors who love their work. Market: This book is for counselors and counselors-in-training who are interested in exploring the many employment options that are available to persons with a graduate degree in counseling.

A Sourcebook For Mental Health Measures Incorporating The Final Report On A Taxonomy Of Data Collecting Devices

Author: Andrew Laurence Comrey
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 12,26 MB
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The School Practitioner S Concise Companion To Preventing Dropout And Attendance Problems

Author: Cynthia Franklin
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195370570
Size: 14,40 MB
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This title gives busy social workers, psychologists, and counsellors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students' most common problems. Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out with strategies to improve school attendance and engage students.