Pediatric Disorders Current Topics and Interventions for Educators

ISBN-10: 1412968747
ISBN-13: 9781412968744
Edition: 2010
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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Steven R. Shaw, Ph.D., NCSP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Dr. Shaw received a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Florida. He has been a school psychologist since 1988 with clinical and administrative experience in schools, hospitals, and independent practice. He has conducted workshops and consulted with educational policy makers to address the needs of children with borderline intellectual functioning in the US, Canada, Pakistan, Moldova, Poland, India, and Egypt. Dr. Shaw conducts and publishes research in (1) behavior and language development in children with rare genetic disorders, (2) resilience factors for children with risk factors for school failure, especially borderline intellectual functioning, and (3) pediatric school psychology and health issues addressed by schools.

Paul C. McCabe, Ph.D., NCSP, is an Associate Professor of School Psychology in the School Psychologist Graduate Program at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Dr. McCabe received his Ph.D. in Clinical and School Psychology from Hofstra University. He holds undergraduate degrees from University of Rochester and Cazenovia College. Dr. McCabe is a New York State certified school psychologist, New York State licensed psychologist, and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Dr. McCabe serves on the editorial boards of several publications in school psychology and developmental psychology, and has consulted at state and national levels on issues of early childhood assessment and best practices, pediatric issues in schools, and training in school psychology. Dr. McCabe conducts and publishes research in (1) early childhood social, behavioral, and language development and concomitant problems, (2) pediatric school psychology and health issues addressed by schools, and (3) social justice issues in training, especially training educators to advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Schools as Partners in Health Care Delivery
Trends in Health Care Delivery: The Increased Burden on Schools as Health Care Providers
Introduction
Pediatrics in the Schools
Role of Federal Legislation
Keeping Pace with the Trends in Health Care
Meeting the Additional Burden
References
Collaboration Between Educators and Medical Professionals: Models, Barriers and Implications
Introduction
Background
Why Collaboration between Educators and Medical Professionals is Necessary
Models of Collaboration
Independent functions model
Multidisciplinary team model
Interdisciplinary team model
Transdisciplinary team model
Obstacles and Barriers to Effective Collaboration
Dual systems
Interprofessional tensions
Financial and administrative issues
Legal issues
Credentialing
Ethical issues
Implications for Educators
Strategies for Effective Collaboration between Educators and Medical Professionals
Respecting professional boundaries
Encouraging active participation
Promoting frequent and clear communication
Fostering community relationships
Developing prevention and health promotion programs for students
Conclusions and Future Directions
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Strategies for Effective Communication Between Educators and Medical Professionals
Current Issues in Pediatric Disorders and Treatments
Role of Otitis media in Hearing Loss and Language Deficits
Introduction
Background
Disease Overview
Medical Treatment
Risk Factors for Developing Otitis Media
Age
Chronicity
Heritability
Chromosomal Disorders
Biofilms
Allergies
Otitis Media and Speech and Language Development
Implications for Educators
Student specific strategies
General classroom strategies
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Otitis Media
Childhood Immunizations: The Power of Misinformation
Introduction
Background
Development of Vaccinations
Opposition to Immunize
Fear of side effects
Fear of developing another disorder
Hemophilus influenza B (Hib) and diabetes
Pertussis and asthma
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and autism
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Childhood Immunizations: Know the Facts
Shaken Baby Syndrome: Immediate and Long Term Consequences and Implications for Educators
Introduction
Background
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Shaken Baby Syndrome
Clinical Presentation of SBS
Differential Diagnosis
Prevention and Intervention
Implications for Educators
Conclusion
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome
Assessment and Intervention for Sleep Problems
Introduction
Background
Diagnostic Considerations for Sleep Disorders
Sleep and health Correlates
Adolescent Sleep Patterns
Assessing Sleep Problems
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Sleep Disorders
Cognitive Effects of Childhood Leukemia Treatments
Introduction
Background
Definition of Leukemia
Etiology and Treatment
Learning Outcomes
Attention and Memory
Cognitive Abilities
Gender Effects
Limitations
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Cognitive Effects of Leukemia Treatments
An Overview of Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Introduction
Background
Scope of the Problem
Motor Development and Visual-Motor Effects of HIV
Cognitive Effects
Language Development
Executive Functioning
Psychological Adjustment
Disclose
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Pediatric HIV
Bacterial Meningitis
Introduction
Background
Pathogenesis
Clinical Symptoms
Neurological Effects
Diagnosis
Epidemiology, Immunization, and Treatment
Research Limitations
Prevention
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Information about Bacterial Meningitis
Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Infections: Etiology, Physical and Neuropsychological Sequelae in Children
Introduction
Background
Infection Incidence and Risk
Diagnosis
Neurological and Cognitive Deficits
Developmental Delay, Attention and Austistic Spectrum Disorders
Depressive, Panic and Aggressive Disorders
Long-term Outcome
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-pediatric Lyme Disease and Associated Tick-Bourne Infections
Prevention and Wellness Intervention
Childhood Obesity Prevention: A Review for Educators
Introduction
Background
Child & Family Context
Biological Factors
Behavioral Factors
Socioeconomic and Cultural Factors at the Family Level
The Community
The School
Intra-School Processes
School Environment
Family, Community, & School: Healthy Weight Facilitated
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Strategies to Help Children Achieve a Healthy Weight
Low Level Aggression in the School: Issues and Interventions
Introduction
Background
What is a Normal Level of Aggression?
Conflict versus Aggression
Cultural Differences
Classroom Differences
Defining Non-Physical Aggression
Bullies, Victims, and Aggressive-Victims
Bully-Victims
Aggression and Social Status: The Role of Perceived Popularity
Implications for Educators
Evaluation at the Child Level
Evaluating Context
Matching Intervantion to Child Contextual Characteristics
Prevention
Intervening with Victims
Intervening with Aggressors
Intervening with Bully-Victims
Changing Social Norms
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Helping Children with Aggression
Accident Prevention
Introduction
Background
Motor Vehicle Safety
Pedestrian Safety
Bicycle Safety
Sports, Recreation, and Swim Safety
Sports and Recreation Safety
Swim Safety
Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Tips to Prevent Childhood Accidental Injury
Appendix
Glossary
References
Index

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