Public Health Practice and the School-Age Population: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Public Health Practice and the School-Age Population

1st Edition

By Diane DeBell

CRC Press

304 pages

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pub: 2007-06-29
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The importance of the issues surrounding public health can never be underestimated, and the significance of child health within the overall public health framework is of particular note. Professionals working with the school-age population are faced with a multitude of challenges particular to that age group, making the effective planning and imple

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Child in 21st Century Britain Introduction and context Legal issues and young people's health Difference and diversity as determinants of health Section 2: The Child in the Family Approaches to parenting Section 3: The Child in School The school as a location for health promotion Section 4: The Child in the Community Leisure and recreation Vulnerable children Section 5: Core Health Issues Child and adolescent mental health issues Long-term conditions and complex health needs Lifestyle The child's perspective on service delivery

About the Author

Diane DeBell, BA (Hons), MA, PhD, FRSA, is Director of the Centre for Research in Health and Social Care at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Cambridge, UK.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Nursing / General
MEDICAL / Public Health