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Mediratta, Kavitha – American Educator, 2016
The author works at The Atlantic Philanthropies, an international foundation dedicated to advancing lasting change for those who are unfairly disadvantaged or vulnerable to life's circumstances. At the heart of The Atlantic Philanthropies work is the belief that all people have the right to opportunity, equity, and dignity. The urgency of school…
Descriptors: Philanthropic Foundations, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Inclusion
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Chenneville, Tiffany; St. John Walsh, Audra – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This paper describes a "mindful rational living" approach, which incorporates mindfulness techniques with rational emotive behavioral therapy strategies for addressing HIV in the school setting. The utility of this approach for attending to the physical, mental, and psychosocial aspects of school-based HIV prevention and treatment will…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Behavior Modification, Therapy, Intervention
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Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Polifroni, E. Carol – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This commentary reinforces a call to recognize the need for substantive collaboration, communication, and cooperation across education and health sectors. Themes throughout the body of articles contained in the special issue are discussed as strengthening knowledge about the benefits to integration of education and health domains in prevention and…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, School Health Services, Student Personnel Workers, Prevention
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Ziomek-Daigle, Jolie; Goodman-Scott, Emily; Cavin, Jason; Donohue, Peg – Professional Counselor, 2016
A multi-tiered system of supports, including Response to Intervention and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, is a widely utilized framework implemented in K-12 schools to address the academic and behavioral needs of all students. School counselors are leaders who facilitate comprehensive school counseling programs and demonstrate…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports
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Belser, Christopher T.; Shillingford, M. Ann; Joe, J. Richelle – Professional Counselor, 2016
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model and a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) both provide frameworks for systematically solving problems in schools, including student behavior concerns. The authors outline a model that integrates overlapping elements of the National Model and MTSS as a support for marginalized…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Behavior Problems, At Risk Students
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Hunt, Kevin; Ormond, Tom; Griffin, Lisa; Maina, Michael; Jones, Christopher; Goldman, Alexander Steven; McMichael, Callaway – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
Safety concerns are among the first considerations in the design and implementation of any curriculum. However, in the dynamic worlds of physical education and coaching, athletic injuries will inevitably arise, regardless of the proactive strategies in place. These situations will vary in nature, and the student's or athlete's risk of further…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Injuries, Safety
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Conroy, Maureen A. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2016
For many years, the field has struggled to provide effective supports and interventions for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBDs). Rarely are EBDs identified and treated early. Additionally, students with EBDs who require intensive supports often have a myriad of needs, which can be difficult to address. Thus, the long-term…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Problems, Early Intervention, Prevention
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DeVylder, Jordan E. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
Schizophrenia is a leading cause of disability and health expenditure worldwide and is associated with homelessness, substance use, familial and social isolation, unemployment, involvement with the criminal justice system, stigma, and excess mortality. Prevention may be feasible through intervention with help-seeking "clinical high-risk"…
Descriptors: Schizophrenia, Prevention, Intervention, At Risk Persons
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Hall, Michael; Elise, Eifert – American Journal of Health Education, 2016
Morbidity and mortality related to chronic diseases are a primary concern of health professionals, including Health Educators. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over one half of the adult population in the United States suffer from one or more chronic conditions. Understanding the health risk behaviors that contribute to…
Descriptors: Diseases, Prevention, Intervention, Health Promotion
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Kietzmann, Jan; Pitt, Leyland – Journal of Marketing Education, 2016
This special issue of "Journal of Marketing Education" was intended to engage as broad a perspective on simulations in the marketing classroom as possible. While some of the articles deal with the use of computerized marketing simulations, there are also articles that view simulations as imitating and pretending. The evidence from the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Simulation, Marketing, Concept Formation
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Merrie, Michael D.; Shewmake, Cole; Calleja, Paul – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2016
The purpose of this article is to provide physical educators with practical strategies that can assist in preventing injuries in the classroom. The dynamic nature of physical education and the numerous tasks physical educators must complete daily can be challenging. Embedded in these challenges is the constant risk of student injury. Fortunately,…
Descriptors: Injuries, Prevention, Physical Education, Risk
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Stockall, Nancy; Dennis, Lindsay – Young Exceptional Children, 2016
The prevention of elopement is clearly a high priority for teachers, parents, and administrators. The dangers of elopement are well documented, and according to one study, more than half of the children with autism were reported to engage in elopement, with a substantial risk for bodily harm (Anderson et al., 2012). Moreover, children who elope or…
Descriptors: Young Children, Disabilities, Prevention, Intervention
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Chai, Zhen; Lieberman-Betz, Rebecca – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Challenging behavior can be defined as any repeated pattern of behavior, or perception of behavior, that interferes with or is at risk of interfering with optimal learning or engagement in prosocial interactions with peers and adults. It is generally accepted in young children that challenging behaviors serve some sort of communicative purpose--to…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Young Children, Parent Role, Family Environment
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Brill, Michelle F. – Journal of Extension, 2016
Extension has many opportunities to promote breastfeeding, one of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant and herself. This article describes how and why Cooperative Extension can and should partner with federal and state efforts to promote breastfeeding. Members of Rutgers' Family and…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Technical Assistance, Nutrition, Expertise
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Cohen, Larry – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
It is a great time for prevention. As the United States explores what health in our country should look like, it is an extraordinary time to highlight the role of prevention in improving health, saving lives, and saving money. The Affordable Care Act's investment in prevention has spurred innovation by communities and states to keep people healthy…
Descriptors: Role, Prevention, Health Promotion, Public Policy
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