Promoting Health and Emotional Well-Being in Your Classroom

ISBN-10: 076374154X

ISBN-13: 9780763741549

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

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List price: $107.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 7/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 443
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Teaching to Make a Difference
Cipher in the Snow
You Can Make a Difference
Modeling a Healthy Personality and Lite Skills
Interacting with Students
Dealing with Put-Downs
Sensitivity to Multicultural Diversity
Teaching with the Brain in Mind
Relaxed Alertness
"So What?"
Active Learning
Other Considerations
Six Categories of Risk Behavior
Health Education and the Coordinated School Health Program
Working with Children with Special Needs
Children with Chronic Health Conditions
Children with Learning Disabilities
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Key Terms
Review Questions
Life Skills for Health and Emotional Well-Being
Teaching What Really Matters
Accurate Self-Evaluation
Emotional Intelligence
Recognizing and Appropriately Expressing Your Emotions
Impulse Control and Delayed Gratification
Calming Oneself
Being Proactive
Communication Skills
Sending and Interpreting Messages
"I" Messages
Listening Skills
Communication Styles
Relationship Building
Goal Setting
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Additional Life Skills
Asset Development
Key Terms
Review Questions
Media Literacy
The Other Parent
Generation M
Concerns About Media Exposure
Limiting Media Exposure
Evaluating Media Messages
The World of Advertising
Advertising Placement and Design
Ad Creep
Targeting Kids
School-Based Advertising and Marketing
Internet Marketing and Kids
Vulnerability of Children to Ads
Online Kids
Online Safety Tips
Questioning Media Messages: The Foundation for Media Literacy
Key Terms
Review Questions
Dealing with Stress
What's Eating Johnny!
Understanding Stress
Stress in Children and Youth
Stress and the Community and World Environments
Natural Disasters
The Media
Stress and the Home Environment
Sleep Deprivation
Home Alone
Parental Conflict, Separation, and Divorce
Dysfunctional Families
Death of a Parent
Stress and the School Environment
Managing Stress
Coping Strategies
Relaxation Techniques
Key Terms
Review Questions
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Patterns
Shirleisa and Too Many Other Children
The Epidemic of Overweight and Obesity
Consequences of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Diabetes Epidemic
Why Are Kids Getting Fatter?
Dietary Patterns That Contribute to Disease
Poor Eating Habits
Availability of Junk Food in Schools
Television and Media Influence
Targeting Kids
Advertising Thinness as the Ideal
Unsafe Weight-Loss Methods and Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
Physical Inactivity
Physical Activity Guidelines for Young People
Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
Health Education
Physical Education
Supportive School Environment
Collaboration and Teamwork Within Schools
Parental Involvement
Community Involvement
Key Terms
Review Questions
Sexual Activity
In Your Opinion
Sexual Activity of Teenagers
Pervasiveness of Sex in the Media
Understanding Adolescence and Sexual Development
Surgeon General's Call to Action
Helping Young People Make Responsible Decisions About Sexual Activity
Sex Education
Abstinence Education
HIV Prevention Education
Peer-Led Prevention Programs
Teen Parenthood Programs
Programs for Out-of-School Youth
Problems Associated with Youth Sexual Activity
Emotional Consequences
Unintended Teen Pregnancy
HIV Infection
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Key Terms
Review Questions
Substance Use and Abuse
Once Upon a Time...My Story
Monitoring Substance Use Trends
Media Promotion of Alcohol and Tobacco Use
Substance Abuse Prevention Education
Information-Based Strategies
Normative Education
Resistance Strategies
Personal and Social Skills Training and Enhancement Approaches
Peer Approaches
Drug-Free Activities and Alternatives to Drugs
Student Assistance Programs
Parent Approaches
Principles of Effective Substance Abuse Prevention
School-Based Programs That Work
Substance Abuse Prevention Curricula
Developmental Considerations
High-Risk Students
Infusion of Substance Abuse Prevention Education into the Curriculum
Substance Abuse Problems
Tobacco Use
Addiction in the Family
Marijuana and Cannabis
Club Drugs
Date-Rape Drugs
Anabolic Steroids
Drug Injection and Bloodborne Pathogen Risk
Key Terms
Review Questions
Violence and Unintentional Injury
A Story Too Often Repeated
Understanding Youth Violence
Family Factors
Exposure to Media Violence
Substance Use and Abuse
Immediate Access to Weapons
Personal and Peer Characteristics
Gang Involvement
Violence and Learning Potential
Bullying in Schools
Violence and Unintentional Injury Prevention
CDC's School Health Guidelines to Prevent Unintentional Injuries and Violence
Safe and Violence-Free School Environment
Educational and Curricular Approaches to Violence Prevention
Responding to Crises, Disasters and Injuries That Affect the School Community
Child Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
Date Rape
Key Terms
Review Questions
Depression and Suicidal Behavior
Understanding Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Types of Depressive Disorders
Risk Factors
Assisting Young People Who Are Depressed
Youth Suicide
Causes of Youth Suicide
Suicidal Ideation and Attempts
Warning Signs of Suicide
Prevention and Intervention
Key Terms
Review Questions
Death and Dying
When a Student Dies...
Children's Understanding About Death and Dying
Preschool-Age Children
Middle Childhood
Childhood and Adolescent Bereavement
Death of a Parent
Death of a Sibling
Death of a Pet
Providing a Supportive Environment for the Terminally Ill Child
The Teacher's Role
The Classmates' Role
Understanding the Dying Child
Responding Appropriately to Death
Death of a Schoolmate
Sudden and Traumatic Death
When Tragedy Comes to School
Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying
Death Education
Key Terms
Review Questions
Photo Credits
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