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Fostering Child and Adolescent Mental Health in the Classroom provides educators with a thorough, readable guide to some of the most common mental health issues and symptomatology that they are likely to confront in their daily work with students. Few teachers are specifically taught what behaviors by students may potentially result in severely reduced functioning or risk of harm to self or others. Many teachers today receive a trial by fire when confronted with mental health crises. This text will assist educators in recognizing symptoms of crisis and provides them tools that will help them take the proper steps toward addressing the mental health issues of their students.

Chapter 17: Mental Health Needs and Problems as Opportunities for Expanding the Boundaries of School Improvement

Mental Health Needs and Problems as Opportunities for Expanding the Boundaries of School Improvement
Mental health needs and problems as opportunities for expanding the boundaries of school improvement
Hal A.LawsonKevin P.QuinnEricHardimanRobert L.Miller, Jr.

A free, democratic society requires educated citizens who enjoy health (including mental health) and well-being. Public schooling influences all three characteristics-education, health, and well-being. When children and youth enjoy all ...

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