ISBN13:978-0761902768 ISBN10: 0761902767 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0761902751 ISBN10: 0761902759
Summary: Promoting Teen Health offers an overview of some of the most serious problems confronting today's young people and ways to address them through health promotion and education. The first part of the volume covers a broad range of teen health problems, including tobacco, alcohol, and other substance abuse; pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; mental health problems; and youth violence. Each chapter addresses a specific problem, presenting recent demograp
hic information concerning the problems discussed and strategies that have been shown to work. Resources are included for many of the problems addressed. Following a transition chapter that discusses factors associated with success in health education programs, the second section of the book describes several actual teen health promotion programs, along with the way they were funded, an evaluation of why they were successful, and a brief perspective from one of the participants.
Summary: Promoting Teen Health offers an overview of some of the most serious problems confronting today's young people and ways to address them through health promotion and education. The first part of the volume covers a broad range of teen health problems, including tobacco, alcohol, and other substance abuse; pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; mental health problems; and youth violence. Each chapter addresses a specific problem, presenting recent demographic information concerning the problems discussed and strategies that have been shown to work. Resources are included for many of the problems addressed. Following a transition chapter that discusses factors associated with success in health education programs, the second section of the book describes several actual teen health promotion programs, along with the way they were funded, an evaluation of why they were successful, and a brief perspective from one of the participants. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:98 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Sage Publications, Inc. Published: 05/13/1998 International: No
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Henderson, Alan : California State University-Long Beach
Champlin, Sally :
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1. Overview of Teen Health 2. Preventing Unintentional Adolescent Injury 3. Physical Fitness and Activity 4. Nutrition 5. Tobacco Use and Adolescents 6. Drug Abuse 7. Adolescents and Alcohol Use 8. Recognizing and Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Adolescents 9. HIV--AIDS 10. Adolescent Pregnancy and Too-Early Childbearing 11. Mental Health 12. Youth Violence 13. Family and Dating Violence 14. Selected Factors Associated with Demonstrating Success in Health Education Programs 15. Project CUFS (Community for Fullerton Safety) 16. "Peer Education . . . A Little Help from Your Friends" 17. Baile De Vida: The Dance of Life 18. The Vermont School and Mass Media Project 19. Postponing Sexual Involvement 20. Class of 1989 Study 21. Adolescent Family Life Program 22. New Jersey School-Based Youth Services Program 23. Archway: Treating Adolescent Substance Abusers 24. In Context: The Future for Adolescent Health
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