A Counselor For School
The children need a big change in schools". Child mental health in school is a very wide-ranging study. This book titled 'A Counsellor for School - A Child Mental Health Perspective', bound in 14 chapters, rooted in comprehensive literature review is aimed at assisting school counsellors in the better understanding and caring of mental health issues among school children. The manuscript shall be useful not only for counsellors, teachers, parents, and principals in every school, but also for educationalists, mental health professionals and policy planners. The book is also considered to be relevant for courses such as BA/MA in psychology, Guidance & Counselling, Social Work, BSC/Msc in Home Science, BEd, MEd, and Other allied subjects.
DR H L KAILA
Dr. H.L. Kaila is Ph.D. (Social Sciences), Professor & Head Postgraduate Department of Psychology, SNDT Women, University, Mumbai. He has over 25 years professional experience and has to his credit several projects with ICSSR, UGC, NSC and World Health Organization; and has authored 12 books, and a large number of articles for refereed journals and newspapers. He has also appeared several times on television for providing his expert views. Dr. Kaila represented India at the International Democratic Education Conferences at New York, Berlin and Sydney. He also represented at Who meeting over new paradigms on health care in Rome. He is an Editor of the Journal of Psychosocial Research; Tutor; Commonwealth Youth Programme; has edited special issue of Journal of Health Management on “women and occupational health and is Vice President: Counselors Association of India. His area of interest are: School Psychology (Child & Youth Studies); Women and Health; Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Safety.
Preface V Acknowledgements VII 1. Mental Health Issues of Children in Schools --Pg. 1 2. Traumatic Experiences of Students in School --Pg. 39 3. Educational Culture In Urban Cities --Pg. 63 4. Academic Stress --Pg. 79 5. Learning Disorders --Pg. 111 6. Depression in children --Pg. 127 7. Eating Disorders --Pg. 145 8. Autism-A Developmental Disorders --Pg. 179 9. Mental Retardation --Pg. 205 10.Resilience in Children --Pg. 227 11. Juvenile Delinquency --Pg. 239 12. Parenting, Family Relationships and Child Development --Pg. 261 13.Strategies to Deal with Victimization on school Children 277 14. Democratic Education, Disaffection, Dropout ,and Underachievement of Children and Youth in School --Pg. 309 Bibliography --Pg. 327 Index --Pg. 355