ERIC Number: ED439117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Teens: Facing the Challenges of Young Lives. A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers, Educators, and Health Professionals. Third Edition.
McCarthy, Alice R.
This monograph is a guide to teen development and the world of 11-18 year olds in contemporary America. It provides practical suggestions to parents and other concerned adults as they guide children through adolescence. The 12 chapters are: (1) "Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds"; (2) "Teens, Families, and Schools"; (3) "Teens and Mental Health"; (4) "Teen Sexuality"; (5) "Teens: An Active Life Style"; (6) "Teens: Substance Abuse"; (7) "The Answer to Substance Abuse"; (8) "Teens and Sexual Harassment"; (9) "Teen Safety and Crime Prevention"; (10) "Teens and Violence"; (11) "Teens and Life After High School"; and (12) "Teens and a Better Community." The four appendixes present: "A Load Off the Teachers' Backs: Coordinated School Health Programs"; "The Michigan Model for Comprehensive School Health"; "Making the Grade: A Guide to School Drug Prevention"; and "When Your Adolescent is in Trouble." (Contains 21 references/resources.) (SM)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Career Choice, College Bound Students, Communication Skills, Community Responsibility, Depression (Psychology), Drug Abuse, Eating Disorders, Eating Habits, Family School Relationship, Family Violence, Health Education, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Illegal Drug Use, Injuries, Learning Disabilities, Life Style, Mass Media, Mental Health, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parents, Physical Health, School Responsibility, School Safety, Secondary Education, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Sexuality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Smoking, Stress Variables, Suicide, Tuition
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
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