Health Problems in the Classroom PreK 6

Author: Dolores M. Huffman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 0761945776
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide includes detailed information on 130 common disorders, covering signs and symptoms, primary groups affected, attendance guidelines, medications, and much more.

Disabilities and Disorders in Literature for Youth

Author: Alice Crosetto
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810869624
Format: PDF
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One in every five Americans lives with at least one disability or disorder, including both the obvious, such as those requiring the use of a wheelchair, and the less evident ones, such as eating disorders or Asperger's syndrome. Those responsible for teaching disabled students and providing services and support for them need ready access to reliable and up-to-date resources. Disabilities and Disorders in Literature for Youth: A Selective Annotated Bibliography for K-12 identifies almost 1,000 resources to help educators, professionals, parents, siblings, guardians, and students understand the various disabilities and disorders faced by children today. This bibliography consists of four major headings_Emotional, Learning, Physical, and Multiple Disabilities_which are further categorized into works of fiction and nonfiction. Annotations provide a complete bibliographical description of the entries, and each entry is identified with the grade levels for which it is best suited and resources are matched with appropriate audiences. Reviews from recognized publications are also included wherever possible. Anyone interested in identifying helpful resources regarding disabilities and disorders will find much of value in this essential tool.

Information for Mental Health Providers Working with Children who have Chronic Illnesses

Author: Laura A. Nabors
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
ISBN: 1608058905
Format: PDF
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This eBook provides critical information for mental health providers, including counselors, psychologists, and social workers, who are interested in providing services for children with chronic illnesses. The contents of the eBook focus on enhancing resilience in children with chronic illnesses or medical conditions and their families as they strive to adjust as the child copes with the waxing and waning symptoms of his or her illness. Practical suggestions for working with children and families are also provided along with a thorough review of relevant literature. Readers of this eBook will gain a better understanding of social work and health care issues related to promoting health and wellness among children suffering from long term illnesses. This eBook is also useful for graduate students training to become counselors or therapists.

Mental Health Promotion in Schools

Author: Raymond J. Waller
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
ISBN: 168108323X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This second volume in the book series gives clear explanations of some special topics and challenges related to the roles of the school in adolescent mental healthcare (such as disability, temperament, psychological resilience, school safety and LGBT issues). Each chapter addresses beneficial and detrimental practices that schools and any involved professionals may engage in. Key features of this volume include: 1) a multidisciplinary approach to mental healthcare provision in school settings, 2) a discussion of school-based intervention in each chapter and 3) the incorporation of DSM-V standards in discussions of diagnostic criteria where applicable. This volume serves as a reference work for all educational and mental health professionals (teachers, administrators, psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors) interested in the promotion of mental health and risk management in schools.

Human Exceptionality School Community and Family

Author: Michael Hardman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495810584
Format: PDF, ePub
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Maintaining its widely respected and unique focus on the critical role of a variety of professionals--in education, psychology, counseling, health care, and human services--HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY: SCHOOL, COMMUNITY AND FAMILY, Tenth Edition, is a testament to how cross-professional collaboration can and does enhance the lives of exceptional individuals and their families as it strengthens and supports the work of the professionals themselves. After a comprehensive six-chapter introduction to the foundation and challenges across the lifespan for people with exceptionalities, the successive nine chapters focus on definitions, classifications, prevalence, causation, and characteristics of the major categories of exceptionality. Categorical chapters also provide practical information on the educational, medical, and social services aspects of working with people who are exceptional. An excellent resource for pre-service and in-service teachers as well as a range of human services professionals, the text’s unique, human approach combines the most current research, detailed personal stories about exceptional persons, and fresh pedagogical features that help students understand and apply the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

The ABCs of Safe Healthy Child Care

Author: Cynthia M. Hale
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788184849
Format: PDF, ePub
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This handbook was written to help child care providers reduce sickness, injury, and other health problems in their child care facility. The information applies to any child care provider in any setting, whether you take care of children in a center or in your own home. It includes: how infectious diseases are spread; what you can do to keep yourself and the children in your care healthy; what disease and injury prevention practices you should follow; what disease and injury prevention practices you should require parents to follow; and what the most common childhood diseases and health conditions are, and how to recognize them, and what you can do when they occur.

Teaching Kids with Mental Health Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom

Author: Myles L. Cooley
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575422425
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written for all classroom teachers, this book helps you learn about a wide variety of mental health disorders and learning problems, including how to recognize the symptoms, respond appropriately, and meet students' learning needs. Written by a clinical psychologist, this user-friendly, jargon-free guide describes mental health and learning disorders often observed in schoolchildren, explains how each might be exhibited in the classroom, and offers expert suggestions on what to do (and sometimes what not to do).