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Promoting Emotional and Social Development in Schools

Promoting Emotional and Social Development in Schools
A Practical Guide

November 2007 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The social and emotional needs of children have become increasingly important to educators in recent years, as the impact they have on improving behaviour and promoting inclusion has become evident.

Written in an accessible style for busy practitioners, this book gives advice on creating an emotionally and socially 'healthy' school.

The book:

- shows why schools should promote emotional and social development

- includes practical ideas & activities for those working in primary & secondary schools

- uses a range of case studies to illustrate the impact of good practice

- includes INSET / personal review materials, and audit tools

What Is Emotional Social Development?
Why Is It Important?
Emotional Social Development, Mental Health And Treatment
A Summary Of Relevant Government Initiatives/Strategies
What Are The Indicators Of Success?
Starting Principles
Primary Schools
Secondary Schools
Special Schools/EBD Provision And Pupil Referral Units
Community Settings
Self-Review And Audit Tool And Activities
Further Reading, Resources And Useful Organisations

A very useful book, used for teaching PSD

Mr Oliver Johnstone
Public Services Department, Calderdale College
May 6, 2014

This will help my students learn the importance of social and emotional needs and how it can have an effect on behavior and how we use inclusion.

Miss Amy Smith
Early Years and Child care, Wakefield College
March 26, 2014

A very practical text which could be useful but I felt it would benefit from more links to theoretical frameworks.

Miss Alyson Lewis
Newport School of Education, University of Wales, Newport
March 26, 2013

A helpful, practical guide which we guided students towards alhtough did not stipulate as key text. relevant content and accessible - have recommended it for PSHEE and Citizernship module on BA Professional Studies in Learning and Development course.

Mr Timothy Coxon
School of Education, Brighton University
June 27, 2011

An excellent resource for students starting to find pout avout the promotion of emotional and social health in schools

Mrs Penny Farrelly
Faculty of Society and Health, Bucks New University
January 17, 2011

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