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Promoting Child And Adolescent Mental Health, Paperback / softback Book


A Focus on Child and Adolescent Mental HealthPromoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health is written for health education students with a keen focus on how to build sustainable support systems across the community, classroom, schools and families to adequately promote positive behavior and mental health for both children and adolescents.

The text addresses a wide range of learning challenges and mental health issues and outlines the support needed to provide communities and schools with the proper guidance to create an adaptable system which promotes child and adolescent mental health allowing them to flourish.

The text presents mental health as a community-based challenge.

By focusing on children and adolescents, it allows undergraduate and graduate students to concentrate on specific populations while acquiring skills that are applicable to a broad spectrum of diverse communities.

This innovative text models teamwork across a variety of disciplines and encourages students to develop connections across communities and systems to promote child and adolescent mental health. Key Features* Text and resources draw from real-world experience of professionals who work in schools* Features course material currently used in school curricula* An emphasis on developing individual responsibility through active involvement with diverse communities* Evidence-based methods* A focus on practical application and simple, clear, relatable language* Real-life vignettes that launch each chapter and inspire discussion and further thought* Content that is easily adaptable for both undergraduate students and experienced human services professionals* Extensive instructor resources, including chapter outlines, text-linked teaching tips, test bank and answer key, and chapter-specific PowerPoint presentations* Action-based tips for promoting child and adolescent mental health* Extensive information on networking with other human services professionals to develop a larger framework of support for children and adolescents* Information on referrals, teams, partnerships, and collaborations


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 322 pages
  • Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Public health & preventive medicine
  • ISBN: 9781449658991



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