ERIC Number: ED462653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Preventing School Problems--Promoting School Success: Strategies and Programs That Work.
Minke, Kathleen M., Ed.; Bear, George C., Ed.
This book discusses the prevention of problems and the promotion of success for school children today. Chapters include: (1) "Preventing Aggression and Violence" (George G. Bear, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Michael J. Furlong, and Sabrina Rhee); (2) "Promoting Social and Emotional Competence in Children" (Joseph E. Zins, Maurice J. Elias, Mark T. Greenberg, and Roger P. Weissberg); (3) "Promoting School Readiness" (Janet E. Panter and Bruce A. Bracken); (4) "Promoting Achievement Motivation" (Anastasia S. Morrone and Paul A. Schutz); (5) "Preventing Academic Failure" (Nancy Waldron and James McLeskey); (6) "Promoting Successful School Completion" (Sandra L. Christenson, Mary F. Sinclair, Camilla A. Lehr, and Christine M. Hurley); (7) "Preventing Substance Use and Abuse" (Gilbert J. Botvin and Kenneth W. Griffin); (8) "Preventing Early Sexual Behavior: Sociopolitical Issues and the Design of Empirically Supportable School Based Interventions" (Adena B. Meyers and Steven Landau); (9) "Promoting Physical Health" (Ruth Saunders and Russell Pate); and (10) "Preventing School Problems and Promoting School Success through Family-School-Community Collaboration" (Kathleen M. Minke). (Contains 2 figures, 38 tables, and over 800 references.) (JDM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Aggression, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Health Education, Intervention, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, School Psychologists, School Psychology, School Safety, Social Development, Student Development, Violence
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD.