ERIC Number: ED431979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Early Detection of Emotional Disorders in South Australia: The First Two Years.
Martin, G.; Roeger, L.; Dadds, V.; Allison, S.
Each year about 30 young South Australians die from suicide. Schools have a responsibility to help address the mental health concerns of students to ensure the development of mature and productive citizens for the future. The program outlined in this booklet is designed to help reduce the suicidal behaviors in young people. The report summarizes the results from the first 2 years of the Early Detection of Emotional Disorders Program implemented in 17 high schools in Australia. Contents include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Program Design and Implementation"; (3) "Student Profile"; (4) "Families and Parenting"; (5) "Mental Health"; (6) "Delinquent Behaviour"; (7) "Suicidality"; (8) "Vulnerable Students"; and (9) "Concluding Remarks". (Contains a glossary of terms and 91 references.) (JDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Counselors, Delinquency, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Problems, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Health Promotion, High School Students, High Schools, Parent Child Relationship, Prevention, Program Implementation, Suicide
Child and Adolescent Research Unit, Southern Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia 5042, Australia; Tel: 08-8204-5412; Fax: 08-8204-5465.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Bedford Park (South Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia