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Health and Wellbeing in Childhood

Health and Wellbeing in Childhood

2nd Edition

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Donna Pendergast, Susanne Garvis, Jane McCormack, Sharynne McLeod, Matthew Manning, Linda J. Harrison, Timothy J. Lynch, Kerryann Walsh, Donna Berthelsen, Jan M. Nicholson, Margaret Sims, Maryanne Theobald, Susan Danby, Catherine Thompson, Karen Thorpe, Natalie Parletta, Galina Daraganova, Wendi Beamish, Fiona Bryer, Jennifer Cartmel, Marilyn Casley, Kerry Smith, Sivanes Phillipson, Narelle Lemon, Susan L. Whatman, Andrea Nolan, Karen Stagnitti, Ann Taket, Siobhan Casey, Janet Dyment, Sherridan Emery, Theresa Doherty, Mary Eckhardt, Marjory Ebbeck, Hoi Yin Bonnie Yim, Lai Wan Maria Lee, Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett, Kay Bussey, Beth Saggers, Nicole Archard, Romana Morda, Manjula Waniganayake, Sarah Cavanagh, Jo Cole, Judy Kynaston, Kim-Michelle Gilson, Elise Davis, Gavin Hazel, Shirley Wyver, Anita Bundy, Lina Engelen, Geraldine Naughton, Anita Nelson Niehues, Alison L. Black, Gillian Busch, Christine Woodrow
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  • Date Published: November 2017
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316623008

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  • The period from birth to twelve years is crucial in a child's development and can significantly impact future educational success, resilience and participation in society. Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd edition provides readers with a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education across key priority areas, covering physical, social and emotional learning and development. This edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest research and resources and incorporates expanded material on diversity, mental health and contemplative practice. Learning is supported through a suite of features including key terms, case studies, links to curriculum documentation, reflective activities and end-of-chapter questions. A new instructor companion website features a curated suite of reading materials, extension questions and sample responses. Written by an expert author team comprised of leading academics and practitioners, Health and Wellbeing in Childhood equips readers with the knowledge and skills to promote and implement effective practice in the field.

    • Covers key priority areas in health and wellbeing education including physical, social and emotional learning and development
    • Develops readers' understanding and skills through a comprehensive suite of chapter features and online
    • A new companion website extends learning opportunities with a suite of supplementary materials including multiple choice and short answer questions, video and audio links, and a suggested reading list for each chapter
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: November 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316623008
    • length: 446 pages
    • dimensions: 250 x 177 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.84kg
    • contains: 70 b/w illus. 21 tables
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Context:
    1. The importance of health and wellbeing Donna Pendergast and Susanne Garvis
    2. Classifying health and wellbeing: applying the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to early years learners Jane McCormack and Sharynne McLeod
    Part II. Dimensions of Health and Wellbeing:
    3. Addressing developmental challenges to improve the wellbeing of children Matthew Manning
    4. Communication development Jane McCormack, Sharynne McLeod and Linda J. Harrison
    5. Physically educated: developing children's health and well-being through movement and motor skills Timothy J. Lynch
    6. Sexual abuse prevention education Kerryann Walsh, Donna Berthelsen and Jan M. Nicholson
    7. Child safety Susanne Garvis and Donna Pendergast
    8. Social determinants of health and wellbeing Margaret Sims
    9. Friendships Maryanne Theobald, Susan Danby, Catherine Thompson and Karen Thorpe
    10. Food for thought: the role of teachers and parents in children's food choices Natalie Parletta
    11. Body image of pre-adolescents Galina Daraganova
    Part III. Applications:
    12. Teaching for social and emotional learning Wendi Beamish and Fiona Bryer
    13. Talking circles Jennifer Cartmel, Marilyn Casley and Kerry Smith
    14. Partnering with families Sivanes Phillipson
    15. Being a digital image-maker: young children using the digital camera in learning Narelle Lemon
    16. Promoting wellbeing with educationally disadvantaged children through community partnerships Susan L. Whatman
    17. Supporting resilience Andrea Nolan, Karen Stagnitti, Ann Taket and Siobhan Casey
    18. Move Well Eat Well: a case study of a successful settings-based approach to health promotion Janet Dyment, Sherridan Emery, Theresa Doherty and Mary Eckhardt
    19. Fostering children's wellbeing through play opportunities Marjory Ebbeck, Hoi Yin Bonnie Yim and Lai Wan Maria Lee
    20. Bullying and social emotional wellbeing in children Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett and Kay Bussey
    21. Strengthening social and emotional learning in children with special needs Wendi Beamish and Beth Saggers
    Part IV. Leadership and Innovations:
    22. Teachers' roles in building girls' leadership identity Nicole Archard, Romana Morda and Manjula Waniganayake
    23. Building the capacity of early childhood educators to promote children's mental health: learnings from three new programs Sarah Cavanagh, Jo Cole, Judy Kynaston, Kim-Michelle Gilson, Elise Davis and Gavin Hazel
    24. Loose parts on the school playground: a playful approach to promoting health and wellbeing for children of all abilities Shirley Wyver, Anita Bundy, Lina Engelen, Geraldine Naughton and Anita Nelson Niehues
    25. Using contemplative practices to enhance teaching, leadership and wellbeing Alison L. Black, Gillian Busch and Christine Woodrow.

  • Editors

    Susanne Garvis, Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden
    Susanne Garvis is a professor of child and youth studies (early childhood) at Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden.

    Donna Pendergast, Griffith University, Queensland
    Donna Pendergast is a Professor and Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University, Queensland.

    Contributors

    Donna Pendergast, Susanne Garvis, Jane McCormack, Sharynne McLeod, Matthew Manning, Linda J. Harrison, Timothy J. Lynch, Kerryann Walsh, Donna Berthelsen, Jan M. Nicholson, Margaret Sims, Maryanne Theobald, Susan Danby, Catherine Thompson, Karen Thorpe, Natalie Parletta, Galina Daraganova, Wendi Beamish, Fiona Bryer, Jennifer Cartmel, Marilyn Casley, Kerry Smith, Sivanes Phillipson, Narelle Lemon, Susan L. Whatman, Andrea Nolan, Karen Stagnitti, Ann Taket, Siobhan Casey, Janet Dyment, Sherridan Emery, Theresa Doherty, Mary Eckhardt, Marjory Ebbeck, Hoi Yin Bonnie Yim, Lai Wan Maria Lee, Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett, Kay Bussey, Beth Saggers, Nicole Archard, Romana Morda, Manjula Waniganayake, Sarah Cavanagh, Jo Cole, Judy Kynaston, Kim-Michelle Gilson, Elise Davis, Gavin Hazel, Shirley Wyver, Anita Bundy, Lina Engelen, Geraldine Naughton, Anita Nelson Niehues, Alison L. Black, Gillian Busch, Christine Woodrow

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