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Enhancing Children's Wellness : Issues in Children's and Families' Lives - Roger P. Weissberg

Enhancing Children's Wellness

Issues in Children's and Families' Lives

By: Roger P. Weissberg (Editor), Thomas P. Gullotta (Editor), Robert L. Hampton (Editor), Bruce A. Ryan (Editor), Gerald R. Adams (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st August 1997
ISBN: 9780761910923
Number Of Pages: 332

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Aimed at providing a foundation for increasing the quantity and quality of physical and mental health care for children, this book describes the latest research and theories about family, school and community prevention and health-promotion programmes to improve the health status of children during the next decade.

The contributors to this thought-provoking book identify innovative and empirically based preventive and health-promotion strategies that schools and communities can implement to enhance children's social, emotional and physical wellness.

Introduction and Overview
Let's Make 'Healthy Children 2010' a National Priority!
The Prevalence of Problem Behaviors
Implications for Programs
School-Based Drug Abuse Prevention Strategies
From Research to Policy and Practice
Preventing High Risk Sexual Behavior, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Pregnancy among Adolescents
Violence Prevention for the 21st Century
Prevention of Depression
Prevention of Youth Suicide
Promoting Healthy Dietary Behaviors
Prevention and Control of Injuries
Academic Performance and School Success
Sources and Consequences
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ISBN: 9780761910923
ISBN-10: 0761910921
Series: Issues in Children's and Families' Lives
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 1st August 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 14.22  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.44