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Book Title – School Health Services and Programs
Book Author Last Name – Graham Lear
Total Number of Pages – 576
Book Description – Public health faculty and students in schools of public health and programs in public or community health. School Health is a very common elective course.
School Health Services and Programs (Public Health/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology)
School Health Services and Programs offers an introduction to the components of successful school health programs. It contains a comprehensive review article by Julia Graham Lear, reprints of important and influential articles and reports in the field and of a book chapter summarizing the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s work to improve school health, and summaries of relevant Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant results reports. The book emphasizes the relationship between school health and community health, and the importance of evidence-based policy in developing strategies to improve children’s health. This collection, developed by one of the foremost authorities in school health, reviews basic concepts in school health, provides a historical perspective and analysis, reviews the unique role of school nurses, and examines the significance of school health services in vulnerable populations.