Mental Health in Schools

Author: Mark Prever
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847878784
Format: PDF, ePub
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'A clearly written, well-structured and practical account of how to help and support children and young people with mental health problems, and those at risk of developing such problems... The book concludes with an excellent listing of organisations and resources' - SENCO Update 'A highly practical and impressive book... I like the short introductions and the concise summing up within each chapter... The book is suitable for teachers as well as counsellors and outside agencies involved in school referral work... deserves to be widely read and to have its ideas put into practice' - Therapy Today 'I feel the book should be compulsory reading for everyone who works with young people, but especially pastoral heads and senior teachers with responsibilities in this area' - Janine Phillips, Class Teacher Mental Health is now a mandatory component of the PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) curriculum. This book is a practical guide for teachers, explaining the difference between counselling and counselling skills, as well as looking at how mental health issues affect children's behaviour, self-esteem, motivation and achievement and so on, and what the school can do about this. Issues covered include: - the difference between counselling, and counselling skills - employing a counsellor in schools - how to set up and run counselling provision in a school - information on counselling, psychotherapy and talking therapies - when to refer - peer support - mental health and emotional intelligence in the curriculum - lesson ideas and plans for PHSE

Counselling and Supporting Children and Young People

Author: Mark Prever
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1847879357
Format: PDF, Docs
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Counselling and Supporting Children and Young People is the ideal introduction to counselling and supporting children and young people. Taking a person-centered approach, Mark Prever offers readers a clear understanding of the theory and practice of working with children and young people in difficulty – whether in a therapeutic, school or social work setting. This practical text: specifically addresses both the counsellor and the ‘helper’, who may be unfamiliar with counselling jargoncontains exercises, points for further thought and discussion, and boxed notes throughout, highlighting exactly how the theory applies to the child or young persondiscusses ethics, the current political agenda and evidence-based practice This book is a must-read for trainees and professionals working with children and young people in the fields of counselling and psychotherapy, education, mental health, nursing, youth work and social work.

Pastoral Care 11 16

Author: Noel Purdy
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441127488
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A critical guide to effective pastoral care provision, exploring a range of issues including bereavement, bullying, child abuse, domestic violence, separation/divorce, self-harm and suicide.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Sensory Impairment and Physical Disability

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134237693
Format: PDF, ePub
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This essential guide clarifies the definitions of sensory impairments and physical disabilities, and examines medical conditions that may lead to the need for SEN provision, including epilepsy, Tourettes syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome. Writing in an accessible style, the author looks at ways of dealing with a variety of conditions, always with practical classroom situations in mind. Each section: sets out the definitions of the condition explains the legal contexts looks at the range of provision suggests intervention and support strategies gives example case studies.

Wellbeing A Complete Reference Guide Interventions and Policies to Enhance Wellbeing

Author: Felicia A. Huppert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118716167
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using an evidence-based approach and case studies from a wide range of life domains, Interventions and Policies to Enhance Wellbeing examines the most successful existing strategies to promote wellbeing and mental health. Discusses the results of the latest research in the science of wellbeing and their implications for improved learning, creativity, productivity, relationships, and health Covers interventions for individuals across the lifespan, as well as those for organizations, communities, and entire populations Looks at policy initiatives and approaches with a focus on the integration of new technology and the role of the media Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research from across the social sciences

Mental Health Handbook for Schools

Author: Mary Atkinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134619545
Format: PDF
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This text provides information on a range of mental health problems that confront teachers and discusses their underlying causes. It considers what schools can do to help pupils and reflects on the role of the mental health services.

Grief Support Group Curriculum

Author: Linda Lehmann
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135896194
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Grief Support Group Curriculum provides a basis for assisting children and teenagers as they learn about mourning through facing death of a close or special friend. The aim of this curriculum is to facilitate healthy variations of mourning and positive adaptations following the death of a friend or family member. The work illustrates mourning in four stages of development and is accordingly divided into four separate texts. The texts focus on preschool-aged children, children in kindergarten through grade two, children in grades three through six, and teenagers.