ERIC Number: EJ266637
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Primary Prevention: Children and the Schools.
Cowen, Emory L.
Journal of Children in Contemporary Society, v14 n2-3 p57-68 Spr 1982
Defines primary prevention in mental health as the building of health and competencies from an early age to prevent adverse psychological outcomes. Describes potential approaches to primary prevention for young children, such as early detection and intervention; helper therapy; mental health education; competence training; social system modification; and stress reduction. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Children, Community Services, Competency Based Education, Coping, Crisis Intervention, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Parent Participation, Prevention, School Role, Social Influences, Stress Variables
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
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