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Preventing illicit drug use by young people

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.003.008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on strategies aimed at young people in school, family, and community settings. There has been an improvement in the evidence base over recent years and there is now convincing ... More


Helping Students Cope with Their Parents’ Divorce

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

A recent survey conducted by the authors shows that divorce and separation of parents rated highest among the family-based stressors that school social workers reported seeing in their practice. This ... More


Iatrogenic Interventions in Schools

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the more painful and problematic notions of evidence-informed practice; that is, interventions that have the potential to harm school clients. Specifically, it shows how good ... More


Problems with ADHD in a School Setting

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Characterized by developmentally atypical levels of inattention, activity, and impulsivity, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent disorder affecting 5%-8% of the school-age ... More


Helping Students with Anxiety in Schools

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In a recent survey conducted by the authors, anxiety disorders stood out as one of the most significant mental health problems school social workers face in their practice. This chapter uses an ... More


Preventing Bullying in Schools

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Both national and cross-national estimates indicate that bullying and victimization are fairly prevalent among school-age children and adolescents, with prevalence estimates varying for 3% to 37% for ... More


Teachers as Agents of Clinical Practice During Armed Conflict

Michelle Slone, Yael Mayer, and Ayelet Gilady

in Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190874551
eISBN:
9780190874582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874551.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter advocates for conceptualization of the classroom teacher as a frontline responder for the emotional needs of children affected by war and armed conflict. An efficacy study of a ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Meghan Tomb and Lisa Hunter

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) poses a significant risk to children and adolescents, with estimates of 1 in 200 children suffering from the disorder. School-based practitioners can play a ... More


School-Based, Adolescent Suicidality: Lethality Assessments and Crisis Intervention Protocols

Albert R. Roberts

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a realistic framework for school-based suicide prevention and examines different methods of suicide-lethality assessment and crisis intervention. School social workers and other ... More


Substance Abuse Prevention: Effective School-Based Programs

Laura DiGiovanni

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The reality of substance use among our youth is still very striking. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism identified alcohol as the primary psychoactive substance used by U.S. ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Separation Anxiety Disorder

Marilyn Camacho and Lisa Hunter

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Children experiencing separation anxiety display signs of distress when separated from their parents or primary caregivers. Separation anxiety is a normal phase of development typically evident ... More


Effective Intervention With Gangs and Gang Members

Timothea M. Elizalde and Gilbert A. Ramírez

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Gang presence in public schools is a growing issue across the United States. The correlation between gang presence and crime on school grounds is significant. Research suggests that some intervention ... More


Best School-Based Practices With Adolescent Parents

Mary Beth Harris

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Pregnant and parenting adolescents continue to be an at-risk population in schools. With a 60% dropout rate, they are far less likely than their peers to graduate from high school, and they and their ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With ADHD

Martell Teasley

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an overview of evidence-based practice methods, for school social workers and other school counselors, in the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity ... More


Acquaintance Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Among Teens: School-Based Interventions

Erin A. Casey and Paula S. Nurius

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Nearly all youth are directly or indirectly affected by peer-to-peer sexual harassment or assault. Adolescents are more likely to be victims of sexually aggressive crimes than any other age group, ... More


Effective HIV Prevention in Schools

Laura Hopson

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The prevalence of HIV/AIDS among adolescents and young adults indicates a great need to reduce sexual risk behaviors among American youth. This chapter discusses evidence-based HIV prevention ... More


Effective Management of Obesity for School Children

Reshma B. Naidoo

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the Obesity Management Program (OMP), a school-based weight loss and behavioral modification program for overweight and obese individuals. The OMP is an individual therapy, and ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Conduct Disorder

David W. Springer and Courtney J. Lynch

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

School-aged children and adolescents with externalizing disorders are a challenging, yet rewarding, population to help. Many school-based practitioners, teachers, and administrators may be all too ... More


Effective Interventions for Adolescents With Depression

Jacqueline Corcoran and Jane Hanvey-Phillips

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses interventions for adolescents with depression. Intervention in the school system for depression could include: primary prevention (for all teens in a particular school); ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Susan Stone

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Psychosis is a rare phenomenon among school-aged children but is perhaps the most critical of mental conditions for early identification and intervention. Because of the lack of public awareness ... More


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