Pediatric Disorders: Current Topics and Interventions for Educators
The educator’s go-to reference for important pediatric health topics!
Medical issues in schools are a growing reality. In addition to teaching academic skills, educators now play an integral part in comprehensive health care delivery for children. Based on current research, this volume outlines the most current and urgent pediatric issues affecting schools today.
Written for school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers, this easy-to-understand resource covers:
- Schools as partners in health care delivery, including health care delivery trends and collaborations between educators and medical professionals
- Current issues in pediatric disorders and treatments, such as childhood immunizations, shaken baby syndrome, sleep problems, and pediatric HIV
- Prevention and wellness interventions for childhood obesity prevention, low-level aggression in the schools, and accident prevention
Featuring case studies, classroom strategies, discussion questions, glossaries, and handouts, Pediatric Disorders, supplies valuable information to practitioners involved in providing differentiated instruction and educational accommodations, collaborating with families, working with the community, and influencing policy.
"This is a quick read for busy practitioners who are increasingly in need of accurate and current information regarding children’s health issues."
—Doris Paez, Associate Director, Forsyth Futures, Consulting Psychologist, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Public Schools, NC
"The accessible format delivers a concise overview and research summary of each topic, followed by specific examples and practical educational strategies."
—Katy Olweiler, Counselor, Lakeside School, Seattle, WA