2.2 KINES126 - KINES126.1 Wednesday February 2nd 1999...

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KINES126.1 Wednesday, February 2nd, 1999 Announcements: None Lecture notes: Mental Health (the first of the ten content areas within School Health Instruction) CONTINUED. .. Basic points about child mental health Between 15% and 30% of elementary school students have significant mental health needs (child needs assistance beyond what school/home offers.) It is estimated that 12% of youths under age 18 years suffer from mental disorders such as anxiety and depression, according to Healthy People 2000. Approximately 7 million school children cope daily with parents who are alcoholics. 3-6 million children in the United States suffer from depression, most of which is untreated. Children exposed to drugs prenatally or environmentally may manifest disruptive classroom behaviors as early as grades kindergarten to third grade. An idea for a lesson plan that would help you bring up problem issues and allow for group discussions of the best way to handle those problem situations. Prepare a worksheet with a problem situation incorporated into a story.
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course KINES 126 taught by Professor Maney during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.

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2.2 KINES126 - KINES126.1 Wednesday February 2nd 1999...

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