ERIC Number: ED479907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Health Problems in the Classroom 6-12: An A-Z Reference Guide for Educators.
Huffman, Dolores M.; Fontaine, Karen Lee; Price, Bernadette K.
This guide provides a resource for middle and high school teachers, teacher aides, administrators, and educators, covering health problems that affect students in grades 6-12. The handbook alphabetically lists the most current health concerns for this age group. Part 1, "Health Issues in the Classroom," includes (1) "Health, Illness, and Disability during Adolescence" (Leslie Rittenmeyer and Dolores Huffman); (2) "Family and Community Issues" (Karen Lee Fontaine); and "Stigma and Self-Esteem" (Joy Whitman). Part 2, "Health Problems A-Z," is an alphabetical reference guide to 150 health problems that affect adolescents. Part 3, "Health Policies and Procedures," focuses on 11 areas (hand washing, bleeding, care of cases, care of tracheostomy, tube feedings, medical emergencies, pets in the classroom, testicular self-exam, skin cancer prevention, immunizations, and EpiPen. (Contains 63 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Child Health, Chronic Illness, Disabilities, Early Adolescents, Family Needs, Inclusive Schools, Middle Schools, School Health Services, School Policy, Secondary Education, Self Esteem
Corwin Press, Inc., a Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperbound: ISBN-0-7619-4564-4, $44.95; hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-4563-6, $79.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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