Social Work and Child Services by Sharon Duca Palmer

By Sharon Duca Palmer

Bringing jointly the result of reviews of kid companies from assorted nations and cultures, this ebook covers a extensive array of topical matters and social paintings interventions. It examines adolescent emotional well-being, youngsters of substance abusers, formative years melancholy and teen suicide, children’s weight and actual task, language improvement in autistic youngsters, and extra. Chapters contain a survey of the variety of little ones dwelling with substance-abusing mom and dad within the united kingdom, a examine which helped establish numerous ways that colleges handle adolescent emotional wellbeing and fitness matters, and a overview of a software that helps mom and dad of youngsters with suicidal habit. The publication additionally examines the position baby protecting companies efforts play in delinquency prevention and intervention.

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Two published studies have examined the involvement of external contributors in mental health interventions in English secondary schools and, although showing promising results, neither had control groups with which to compare the results [20,64]. Collaboration between schools and external agencies would help identify outside experts within the local context who might be willing to contribute to lessons [65]. Indeed where schools have counsellors or other emotional health support staff based in schools, they too could play a role.

P1: ummm P2: there’s PSHE, it’s usually drugs and that P3: it’s usually all the same thing about drugs or alcohol P4: we’ve done cigarettes twice as well P3: sometimes we do sex education, watching the same videos again and again School 4 Boys 12/13 Years Old The staff interviews revealed a similar picture of a lack of EHWB lessons, although several individuals felt that they did cover emotional literacy. Five of the schools delivered PSHE as regular lessons, but in three cases all health education was limited to PSHE days or half days held a few times a year.

An even smaller number of studies have explored teachers’ views regarding the needs of students in relation to emotional health, and what schools could or should be doing to support those needs. Previous findings indicate that, although teachers may accept emotional health support as an integral part of their role as educators of young people, they often feel burdened by the 38 Social Work and Child Services emotional health needs of their students, and feel they lack knowledge in how to provide support, or discuss emotional health issues with them [41-43].

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