ERIC Number: ED368679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Comprehensive Health Challenge: Promoting Health through Education. Volume One; Volume Two.
Cortese, Peter, Ed.; Middleton, Kathleen, Ed.
The 32 chapters in this book (presented in two volumes) cover a continuum of issues in comprehensive school health education, including a review of the past and a vision of the future. Volume 1 opens with a foreword by Dr. M. Jocelyn Elders (Surgeon General of the United States) and provides the following chapters: (1) "School Health Education: What Are the Possibilities?" (M. V. Hamburg); (2) "School Health Education Today: Highlights and Milestones" (A. E. Nolte); (3) "An Essential Strategy To Improve the Health and Education of Americans" (L. J. Kolbe); (4) "Planning for a Comprehensive School Health Program" (W. M. Kane); (5) "Instructional Planning for Health Education" (E. E. Ames); (6) "The Importance of a Healthy School Environment" (A. C. Henderson); (7) "School Health Services: Issues and Challenges" (D. D. Allensworth); (8) "Integrating School Counseling and Health Education Programs" (N. S. Perry); (9) "Health Promotion at the School Worksite" (J. C. Berryman); (10) "The Child Nutrition Program as a Partner in Comprehensive School Health" (P. Naworski); (11) "Personal and Social Skill Development Is Basic" (J. V. Fetro); (12) "Preventing Teenage Pregnancy: The Necessity for School and Community Collaboration" (M. L. Vincent, B. F. Geiger, and A. S. Willis); (13) "Tobacco Use Prevention" (N. Matza, R. Loya); (14) "Alcohol and Other Drug Use Prevention Education" (B. E. Pruitt); (15) "Nutrition Issues" (G. C. Frank); (16) "Educating About HIV/AIDS" (K. R. Miner); (17) "Injury Prevention" (D. A. Sleet); (18) "Physical Fitness: A Vital Component for Total Health and High-Level Wellness" (R. L. Papenfuss). In the second volume the chapters are: (19) "The Science Base for Comprehensive Health Education" (R. S. Gold); (20) "Program Evaluation Versus Research: More Differences Than Similarities" (D. C. Iverson); (21) "School Restructuring: How Is the Health Program Affected?" (E. H. Jones and others); (22) "Categorical Funding in a Comprehensive World" (K. M. Wilbur); (23) "Promoting Multicultural Sensitivity among Educators" (W. P. Buckner, Jr.); (24) "Involving Families in School Health Education: An Essential Partnership" (D. A. Birch); (25) "Peer Education: Students Helping Students" (B. J. Berkin); (26) "Dealing with Controversy in the School Health Program" (M. M. Van Patten); (27) "Preservice Education: Providing Health Knowledge for All Teachers" (J. W. Varnes); (28) "Why Is Inservice Training Essential?" (A. Burks); (29) "Professional Preparation" (J. C. Drolet); (30) "Credentialing: Assuring Quality in School Health Education (A. Tabu); (31) "Voluntary Health Organizations: The Untapped Resource" (J. R. Seffrin); and (32) "Community/School Partnerships: A Vision for the Future. (D. K. Siri). Appendixes include the National Education Goals, reports, and recommendations. (LL)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Health Education, Health Promotion, Life Style, Nutrition Instruction, Partnerships in Education, Physical Fitness, Pregnancy, Prevention, Program Content, Program Development, School Community Relationship, School Health Services, Skill Development, Substance Abuse
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