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ERIC Number: EJ901140
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
The Impact of Childhood Obesity upon Academic, Personal/Social, and Career Development: Implications for Professional School Counselors
Ballard, Mary B.; Alessi, Hunter D.
Journal of School Counseling, v4 n4 2006
This article examines the impact of childhood obesity upon the academic, career, and personal/social development of students. The four components of the American School Counselor Association's (ASCA) delivery model, (classroom guidance, consultation, responsive services, and system support), are utilized to offer suggestions to the professional school counselor (PSC) for designing programs aimed at addressing the growing problem of childhood obesity. It is the goal of this article to enlighten PSCs and encourage immediate action.
Journal of School Counseling. Montana State University, College of Education, Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 172940, Bozeman, MT 59717. Tel: 406-994-4133; Fax: 406-994-1854; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A