Schools and Health

Our Nation's Investment

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press


Category: Education

Page: 512

View: 364

Schools and Health is a readable and well-organized book on comprehensive school health programs (CSHPs) for children in grades K-12. The book explores the needs of today's students and how those needs can be met through CSHP design and development. The committee provides broad recommendations for CSHPs, with suggestions and guidelines for national, state, and local actions. The volume examines how communities can become involved, explores models for CSHPs, and identifies elements of successful programs. Topics include: The history of and precedents for health programs in schools. The state of the art in physical education, health education, health services, mental health and pupil services, and nutrition and food services. Policies, finances, and other elements of CSHP infrastructure. Research and evaluation challenges. Schools and Health will be important to policymakers in health and education, school administrators, school physicians and nurses, health educators, social scientists, child advocates, teachers, and parents.

Legal Issues in School Health Services

A Resource for School Administrators, School Attorneys, School Nurses

Author: Nadine Schwab

Publisher: iUniverse


Category: Education

Page: 692

View: 806

Legal Issues in School Health Services offers a legal resource never before available for education and health professionals, and their legal advisors. All professionals involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of school health services will find this an exceptional tool. This book addresses the spirit and letter of the laws, the related standards, the conflict between them, and how they affect the delivery of school health services in regular and special education. Special attention is given to pertinent issues for school administrators, school attorneys, and school nurses, in order to foster school practices that are safe and effective. Designed as a guide and reference work, this book is written by 15 highly-credentialed nurses, attorneys, and educators and offers detailed discussions of the legal challenges that exist in the 21st century. KEY FEATURES School nursing practice, standards, and performance issues Risk management strategies for school administrators, school boards, and attorneys Multi-disciplinary approaches in ethico-legal problem solving Collaborative approaches in promoting student learning and success Financial, special education, record confidentiality, and future genetic challenges In-depth legal references, citations, and research, plus a comprehensive glossary and table of federal statutes and regulations

Health Education: Creating Strategies for School & Community Health

Author: Glen G. Gilbert

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers


Category: Education

Page: 431

View: 971

The skills necessary to plan and deliver efficient health education programs are fundamentally the same, whether it's in a classroom, workplace, hospital, or community. Health Education: Creating Strategies for School & Community Health, Third Edition provides the tools to make appropriate programming decisions based on the needs of the clients and the educational settings. It encourages the systematic development of sound, effective, and appropriate presentation methods and demonstrates the evolving state of health education. The philosophy presented in this text is based on the premise that the core of health education is the process of health education. It is a must-have resource for health education methods courses. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Empowerment Through Health Education

Organization, Administration, and the Practice of Comprehensive Health Education in Developing Countries and Multicultural Settings

Author: Martin Ayong Ayim

Publisher: Vita PressIntl


Category: Health education

Page: 364

View: 578

Health Instruction

Theory and Application

Author: John T. Fodor



Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 202

View: 368

Covers developing and implementing health instruction in and out of the traditional classroom setting. Topics include school and community health programs, multicultural aspects of health education, selecting health content, developing goals and instructional objectives, teaching strategies, principles of curriculum organization, and evaluating health instruction. Appendices include a competency-based curriculum framework for entry level health educators, observation forms, and sources of health information. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The health education curriculum

a guide for curriculum development in health education

Author: J. Keogh Rash

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 299

View: 603

Gives theoretical basis and guidelines for developing a curriculum in health and safety education.