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Title: Mental Health in Schools: Expanded Opportunities for School Nurses

Description: This paper emphasizes that school nurses are increasingly called upon to deal with mental health and psychosocial problems. It emphasizes that continuing education is vital to enabling school nurses to build capacity for such roles, and it offers a draft outline of one continuing education program. Key words: disability, policy issues related to mental health in schools, school nurses, comprehensive services, enabling component, barriers to learning, health, youth policy, health policy, school, based, clinics, school based clinics,

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