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ERIC Number: ED018844
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 69
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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SUGGESTED SCHOOL HEALTH POLICIES. FOURTH EDITION.
REICHERT, JOHN L.; AND OTHERS
THE FOURTH EDITION OF A GUIDE FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1940 OUTLINES IMPORTANT FEATURES OF AN ACCEPTABLE SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM. HEALTH EDUCATION IS DEFINED AS AN APPLIED SCIENCE CONCERNED WITH MAN'S UNDERSTANDING OF HIMSELF IN RELATION TO HEALTH MATTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. SUGGESTIONS ARE GIVEN FOR DEVELOPING A HEALTH EDUCATION CURRICULUM. POLICIES FOR SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES ON APPRAISAL, COUNSELING AND INTERPRETATION, EMERGENCY CARE, AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL ARE REVIEWED. ASPECTS OF A POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE ARE DESCRIBED FOR PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH. PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS ARE EVALUATED. A HEALTH PROGRAM IS PRESENTED FOR THE PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY HANDICAPPED. QUALIFICATIONS OF SCHOOL HEALTH PERSONNEL AND THEIR TRAINING ARE DESCRIBED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF 43 ITEMS PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1953 AND 1965 IS APPENDED. THE GUIDE IS A PUBLICATION OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH PROBLEMS IN EDUCATION OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION AND THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036, OR THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 535 NORTH DEARBORN STREET, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60610, FOR $0.30. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; Illinois (Chicago)