Increased mental health needs and new roles in school communities

Janis Hootman, Gail Houck, Mary Catherine King

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    Abstract

    Topic: Mental health issues and partnership roles in school communities. Purpose: To heighten the awareness of healthcare providers about the multiple mental health conditions students bring into school communities and the impact of these conditions on students ability to learn; to encourage partnering between healthcare providers and educators to support students in achieving academic and developmental success. Sources: Literature review and authors experiences with assessment of and intervention with school-age children presenting with impaired mental health. Conclusions: Health and education systems must increase their partnerships on behalf of children for a healthy future.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)93-101
    Number of pages9
    JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
    Volume16
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

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    Keywords

    • Mental health
    • Professional partnerships
    • School health

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Phychiatric Mental Health
    • Psychiatry and Mental health
    • Pediatrics

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