From Surviving to Thriving
198 pages
1998
ISBN: 9780864312778

From Surviving to Thriving: Promoting Mental Health in Young People

$36.95, Paperback
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Andrew Fuller Australian author

Covering serious adolescent issues from bullying to self-harm, drug use and teen pregnancy, this book provides valuable advice on difficult situations for the professionals that work with adolescents on a daily basis. Recognising that such problems can occur within family, school, or peer group situations, the book takes a contextual approach, providing details on:

  • Strategies for school counsellors dealing with mental health issues
  • How schools and communities can address mental health issues by implementing preventative programs
  • Strategies that will help reduce risk factors by promoting attachment and connectedness

This practical guide provides valuable advice for any child-care professional concerned with the well-being of today's teens.

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