ERIC Number: ED435873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Addressing Barriers to Learning: New Directions for Mental Health in Schools. Continuing Education.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
This continuing education module contains three units that describe the role of schools in dealing with psychosocial and mental health problems that interfere with students' learning and performance. The units are: (1) "Placing Mental Health into the Context of Schools and the 21st Century"; (2) "Mental Health Services and Instruction: What a School Can Do"; and (3) "Working with Others to Enhance Programs and Resources." Each unit consists of several sections designed to stand alone. The total set can be taught in straightforward sequence or one or more units can be used in a personalized course. Beginning each section are specific objectives and focusing questions meant to help guide reading and review. Interspersed throughout each section are boxed material designed to help learners think in greater depth about the material. An Instructor's Guide and test questions are provided at the end of each section. A description is provided of accompanying materials that can provide learners with enrichment learning opportunities on key topics as well as with specific resource and technical aids. Contains a glossary of key terms, acronyms, and laws. (Contains 104 references.) (JDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.