What Schools Should Do to Help Kids Stop Smoking

Author: William Fibkins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131792018X
Format: PDF
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This book identifies successful tobacco intervention programs and strategies which have been implemented at schools across the country. It shows principals, counselors and other educators how to implement a school-based program with direct links to the community.

Creating Connections for Better Schools

Author: Douglas Fiore
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317919912
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book demonstrates that student achievement depends on school culture, the one element of your school at the foundation of everything that happens there. School culture is the system of beliefs, values, and expectations that governs the feelings and actions of everybody there. This book shows how principals can build relationships and connections to enhance school culture. Practical and accessible, this book provides guidelines which will show you how to: - communicate with teachers, students, and parents on a regular basis - be "visible" - recognize, utilize and empower your faculty

An Educator s Guide to Understanding the Personal Side of Students Lives

Author: William L. Fibkins
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education
ISBN: 9781578860579
Format: PDF, ePub
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An Educator's Guide to Better Understanding the Personal Side of Students' Lives is a road map on how the education community can elevate the teacher's advising role, the most underutilized helping resource in the school, to its rightful place as the primary source of academic and non-academic help for students.

Get Em Talking

Author: Mike Yaconelli
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310862159
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Does your youth group suffer from the "silent complex"? Need help to get them talking about what's really important? Would you like to be a more effective discussion leader? Then look no further! Get 'Em Talking gives you 104 field-tested ideas that will get your kids talking about topics like . . . Rock Music - Dating - Serving God - Death - Friendship - Peer Pressure - Anger - Drugs and Alcohol - Gossip - Family - Parents - The Church - Values - Faith - Cheating - Jesus . . . and many more! Get 'Em Talking is the perfect resource for anyone who leads discussions. You'll glean the insights of two of the nation's most experienced youth professionals on what makes discussion groups tick, how to get a good discussion started, what to do when problems hit, and much more. Learn How to Effectively Use Discussion Techniques Like: - No-risk Discussions - Rug Discussions - "If" Surveys - Yarn-Sharing Experiences - Relay Discussions - Tape Talk - Groupers - Continuum Discussions -- Get 'Em Talking will quickly become an indispensable part of your youth ministry resource library. Whenever you need a great discussion-starting idea, just reach for Get 'Em Talking!

Innocence denied

Author: William L. Fibkins
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
ISBN: 9781578863136
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Sexual misconduct does occur in many secondary schools, and in most cases the response is limited to warning teachers and coaches about the legal aspects and liabilities involved. This book provides step-by-step training procedures that can be used as part of the schools' staff development program to teach educators about the importance of setting boundaries. Real-life case studies documenting inappropriate teacher-student relationships are included.

The Parents Guide to Psychological First Aid

Author: Gerald Koocher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199752478
Format: PDF
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Does your young daughter talk endlessly about invisible friends, dragons in the basement, and monsters in the closet? Is your teenager about to start high school or being victimized by bullies? Is your son mortally afraid of certain insects or of injections at the doctor's office? Compiled by two seasoned clinical psychologists, The Parents' Guide to Psychological First Aid brings together articles by recognized experts who provide you with the information you need to help your child navigate the many trying problems that typically afflict young people. Written in an engaging style, this book offers sage advice on a raft of everyday problems that have psychological solutions. The contributors cover such topics as body image and physical appearance; cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol; overeating and obesity; dental visits; the birth of a sibling and sibling rivalries; temper tantrums; fostering self-esteem; shyness and social anxiety; and much more. Each expert article provides an overview of the issues, offers reassurance for minor problems and strategies for crisis management, and discusses the red flags that indicate that professional help is needed. In addition, the book is organized into various categories to make it easier to find information. For instance, the "Family Issues" section includes articles on Blended Families, Divorce, and Traveling; the "Adolescent Issues" section covers such topics as Dating and Driving; and the "Social/Peer Issues" section explores such subjects as "Sportsmanship," "Homesickness," and "Making Friends." An encyclopedic reference for parents concerned with maintaining the mental health of their children, this indispensable volume will help you help your child to deal effectively with stress and pressure, to cope with everyday challenges, and to rebound from disappointments, mistakes, trauma, and adversity.

Educating Homeless Students

Author: James H. Stronge
Publisher: Eye on Education
ISBN: 9781883001896
Format: PDF
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This book is for educators who wish to serve students who temporarily share housing with other families, live in homeless shelters or motels, nd/or camp out in cars and other stopgap places.

Bibliographic Guide to Education

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Publisher: G K Hall
ISBN: 9780783897080
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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... lists publications cataloged by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by ... The Research Libraries of The New York Publica Library.