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UCLA School Mental Health Project
Center for Mental Health in Schools
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For a fuller discussion of the topic of Mental Health in Schools, see
L. Taylor & H.S. Adelman (1996), Mental health in the schools: Promising directions for practice. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 7, 303-317.
H.S. Adelman (1995), Clinical psychology: Beyond psychopathology and clinical interventions. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 2, 28-44.
Other background references
Adelman, H.S. (1966). Restructuring support services: Toward a comprehensive approach. Kent, OH: American School Health Association.
Adelman, H.S., & Taylor, L. (1996). System reform to address barriers to learning: Beyond school-linked services and full service schools.. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
Christopher, G.M., Kurtz, P.D., Howing, P.T. (1989). Status of mental health services for youth in school and community. Children and Youth Services Review, 11, 159-174.
Cohen, J.J., & Fish, M.C. (1993). Handbook of school-based interventions: Resolving student problems and promoting healthy educational environments. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Costello, E.J. (1989). Developments in child psychiatric epidemiology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28, 836-841.
Dryfoos, J.G. (1990). Adolescents at risk: Prevalence and prevention. London: Oxford Press. .
Dryfoos, J.G. (1994). Full-service schools: A revolution in health and social services for children, youth, and families. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Test Questions -- Unit I: Section A
(1) Which of the following were identified as potential interveners who could play a role could play a role in counseling, psychological, and social service activity at a school?
(2) With respect to the activities carried out by such interveners, enumerate two specific functions related to
(b) coordinating, developing, and providing leadership for programs, services,
(c) enhancing connections with community resources
(3) Which of the following is not an emerging trend related to health and psychosocial programs in schools?
(4) Enumerate three possible new roles that schools might play in addressing mental health and psychosocial concerns in schools.
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