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Promoting Health And Emotional Well-being in Your Classroom

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780763741549

ISBN10:
076374154X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Jones & Bartlett Pub.
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Summary

Promoting Health and Emotional Well-Being in Your Classroom is designed to help prospective teachers, current teachers, and parents make positive impressions in the lives of young people. This text empowers parents as well as teachers of all disciplines and levels by providing specific tools and skills that can help them make a difference. The Fourth Edition continues to provide up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the critical issues impacting today's school-age youth.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Chapter 1 Teaching to Make a Difference 4(39)
Cipher in the Snow
2(2)
You Can Make a Difference
4(4)
Modeling a Healthy Personality and Life Skills
8(2)
Interacting with Students
10(8)
Expectations
10(2)
Discipline
12(3)
Dealing with Put-Downs
15(2)
Sensitivity to Multicultural Diversity
17(1)
Teaching with the Brain in Mind
18(5)
Relaxed Alertness
19(1)
"So What?"
20(1)
Active Learning
21(1)
Other Considerations
22(1)
Six Categories of Risk Behavior
23(2)
Health Education and the Coordinated School Health Program
25(3)
Working with Children with Special Needs
28(11)
Children with Chronic Health Conditions
29(3)
Children with Learning Disabilities
32(3)
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
35(4)
Key Terms
39(1)
Review Questions
40(1)
References
41(2)
Chapter 2 Life Skills for Health and Emotional Well-Being 43(56)
Teaching What Really Matters
44(2)
Self-Esteem
46(17)
Ideal-Self
48(4)
Pygmalion-Self
52(1)
Accurate Self-Evaluation
53(2)
Self-Worth
55(8)
Emotional Intelligence
63(7)
Recognizing and Appropriately Expressing Your Emotions
64(1)
Empathy
64(5)
Impulse Control and Delayed Gratification
69(1)
Calming Oneself
69(1)
Being Proactive
70(3)
Communication Skills
73(4)
Sending and Interpreting Messages
74(2)
"I" Messages
76(1)
Listening Skills
77(1)
Communication Styles
77(1)
Relationship Building
77(10)
Goal Setting
87(1)
Problem Solving and Decision Making
88(3)
Additional Life Skills
91(4)
Resilience
92(2)
Asset Development
94(1)
Key Terms
95(1)
Review Questions
96(1)
References
97(2)
Chapter 3 Media Literacy 99(32)
The Other Parent
100(3)
Generation M
103(4)
Concerns About Media Exposure
107(2)
Limiting Media Exposure
108(1)
Evaluating Media Messages
109(1)
The World of Advertising
109(11)
Advertising Placement and Design
112(1)
Ad Creep
112(3)
Targeting Kids
115(1)
School-Based Advertising and Marketing
116(3)
Internet Marketing and Kids
119(1)
Vulnerability of Children to Ads
119(1)
Online Kids
120(1)
Online Safety Tips
120(1)
Questioning Media Messages: The Foundation for Media Literacy
121(7)
Key Terms
128(1)
Review Questions
128(1)
References
129(2)
Chapter 4: Dealing with Stress 131(32)
What's Eating Johnny?
132(1)
Understanding Stress
133(2)
Stress in Children and Youth
135(3)
Stress and the Community and World Environments
138(2)
Natural Disasters
138(1)
Immigration
139(1)
The Media
140(1)
Stress and the Home Environment
140(4)
Sleep Deprivation
140(1)
Overscheduling
141(1)
Home Alone
141(1)
Parental Conflict, Separation, and Divorce
142(1)
Dysfunctional Families
143(1)
Death of a Parent
144(1)
Stress and the School Environment
144(2)
Managing Stress
146(14)
Coping Strategies
146(6)
Relaxation Techniques
152(8)
Key Terms
160(1)
Review Questions
160(1)
References
161(2)
Chapter 5 Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Patterns 163(44)
Shirleisa and Too Many Other Children
164(1)
The Epidemic of Overweight and Obesity
165(6)
Consequences of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents
166(2)
Diabetes Epidemic
168(1)
Why Are Kids Getting Fatter?
168(3)
Dietary Patterns That Contribute to Disease
171(7)
Poor Eating Habits
171(6)
Availability of Junk Food in Schools
177(1)
Television and Media Influence
178(3)
Targeting Kids
179(1)
Advertising Thinness as the Ideal
180(1)
Unsafe Weight-Loss Methods and Eating Disorders
181(5)
Anorexia Nervosa
183(1)
Bulimia
184(2)
Physical Inactivity
186(4)
MyPyramid
190(4)
Physical Activity Guidelines for Young People
194(2)
Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
196(6)
Health Education
196(1)
Physical Education
197(1)
Supportive School Environment
198(1)
Collaboration and Teamwork Within Schools
199(1)
Parental Involvement
199(1)
Community Involvement
200(2)
Key Terms
202(1)
Review Questions
203(1)
References
204(3)
Chapter 6 Sexual Activity 207(38)
In Your Opinion
208(1)
Sexual Activity of Teenagers
209(1)
Pervasiveness of Sex in the Media
209(3)
Understanding Adolescence and Sexual Development
212(3)
Surgeon General's Call to Action
215(1)
Helping Young People Make Responsible Decisions About Sexual Activity
215(14)
Sex Education
216(6)
Abstinence Education
222(2)
HIV Prevention Education
224(3)
Contraceptives
227(1)
Peer-Led Prevention Programs
228(1)
Teen Parenthood Programs
228(1)
Programs for Out-of-School Youth
228(1)
Problems Associated with Youth Sexual Activity
229(12)
Emotional Consequences
230(3)
Unintended Teen Pregnancy
233(3)
HIV Infection
236(1)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
237(4)
Key Terms
241(1)
Review Questions
242(1)
References
243(2)
Chapter 7 Substance Use and Abuse 245(72)
Once Upon a Time...My Story
246(1)
Monitoring Substance Use Trends
247(2)
Media Promotion of Alcohol and Tobacco Use
249(4)
Substance Abuse Prevention Education
253(10)
Information-Based Strategies
253(1)
Normative Education
254(1)
Resistance Strategies
254(1)
Personal and Social Skills Training and Enhancement Approaches
255(1)
Peer Approaches
256(1)
Drug-Free Activities and Alternatives to Drugs
256(1)
Student Assistance Programs
256(3)
Parent Approaches
259(1)
Principles of Effective Substance Abuse Prevention
260(1)
School-Based Programs That Work
261(2)
Substance Abuse Prevention Curricula
263(10)
Developmental Considerations
263(9)
High-Risk Students
272(1)
Infusion of Substance Abuse Prevention Education into the Curriculum
272(1)
Substance Abuse Problems
273(39)
Tobacco Use
273(11)
Alcohol
284(4)
Addiction in the Family
288(7)
Cocaine
295(1)
Methamphetamine
296(2)
Heroin
298(1)
Oxycodone
299(1)
Marijuana and Cannabis
299(3)
Club Drugs
302(4)
Date-Rape Drugs
306(1)
Inhalants
307(1)
Anabolic Steroids
308(2)
Drug Injection and Bloodborne Pathogen Risk
310(2)
Key Terms
312(1)
Review Questions
313(1)
References
314(3)
Chapter 8 Violence and Unintentional Injury 317(56)
A Story Too Often Repeated
318(3)
Understanding Youth Violence
321(9)
Family Factors
321(1)
Exposure to Media Violence
322(2)
Substance Use and Abuse
324(1)
Immediate Access to Weapons
325(1)
Personal and Peer Characteristics
325(1)
Gang Involvement
326(2)
Violence and Learning Potential
328(2)
Bullying in Schools
330(2)
Violence and Unintentional Injury Prevention
332(22)
CDC's School Health Guidelines to Prevent Unintentional Injuries and Violence
332(4)
Safe and Violence-Free School Environment
336(4)
Educational and Curricular Approaches to Violence Prevention
340(10)
Responding to Crises, Disasters and Injuries That Affect the School Community
350(4)
Child Abuse
354(11)
Child Sexual Abuse
357(5)
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
362(3)
Rape
365(4)
Date Rape
367(2)
Key Terms
369(1)
Review Questions
369(1)
References
370(3)
Chapter 9 Depression and Suicidal Behavior 373(30)
Brooke
374(1)
Understanding Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents
375(5)
Types of Depressive Disorders
376(2)
Risk Factors
378(2)
Assisting Young People Who Are Depressed
380(5)
Self-Injury
385(1)
Youth Suicide
386(14)
Causes of Youth Suicide
388(4)
Suicidal Ideation and Attempts
392(1)
Warning Signs of Suicide
392(3)
Prevention and Intervention
395(5)
Key Terms
400(1)
Review Questions
400(1)
References
401(2)
Chapter 10 Death and Dying 403(32)
When a Student Dies...
404(3)
Children's Understanding About Death and Dying
407(4)
Preschool-Age Children
409(1)
Middle Childhood
410(1)
Adolescence
411(1)
Childhood and Adolescent Bereavement
411(5)
Death of a Parent
413(1)
Death of a Sibling
414(2)
Death of a Pet
416(1)
Providing a Supportive Environment for the Terminally Ill Child
416(3)
The Teacher's Role
417(1)
The Classmates' Role
417(1)
Understanding the Dying Child
418(1)
Responding Appropriately to Death
419(8)
Death of a Schoolmate
420(1)
Sudden and Traumatic Death
421(1)
When Tragedy Comes to School
422(4)
Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying
426(1)
Death Education
427(5)
Key Terms
432(1)
Review Questions
432(1)
References
433(2)
Index 435(8)
Photo Credits 443


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