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What is professional development for mental health promotion in schools like? Perspectives from school leaders and teachers in 100 Australian KidsMatter primary schools
(The Clute Institute, Colorado, 2011)
Mental health promotion is a very new area of learning for many school staff. Using data from questionnaires, written reports and focussed interviews, this paper reports school leaders' and teachers' perspectives about the ...
Life at school: And students' mental health
(Australian College of Educators, 2017-05)
The 2016 NAPLAN results have been rolled out. Parents/careers and children might be ecstatic, happy, unhappy, anxious, angry, dismayed, sad, depressed. NAPLAN is an example of just one of many things that happen in schools ...
Educational community stakeholders' perspectives about teachers' responsibilities for mental health promotion in Maltese schools
(Publications Committee, Faculty of Education, University of Malta, 2013-06)
The role of school teachers in promoting students’ mental health is receiving increasing international attention. However, before venturing into schools with new initiatives such as mental health promotion, it is essential ...
Quality Assurance for KidsMatter Primary: a scoping paper
(Flinders University, 2011-05)
This Scoping Paper reviews and details options for the ongoing quality assurance of KidsMatter Primary
KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation in Services with High Proportions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children
(Shannon Research Press, 2012-09)
This is the report of an evaluation of the implementation of KidsMatter Early Childhood (KMEC) in early child care services with relatively higher proportions of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children situated within ...
Does meditation play an integral role in achieving high-level wellness as defined by Travis and Ryan (2004)?
(Berkeley Electronic Press, 2011-04-11)
In the emerging discipline of wellness, Travis and Ryan (2004) develop a dynamic theory of wellness that while not explicitly stated takes a systems theory approach to health and wellness. As a result, their theory of ...
The processing of thin ideals in fashion magazines: a source of social comparison or fantasy?
(The Guilford Press, 2009)
The present study aimed to investigate the role of processing in women’s responses to thin idealized images of beauty. A sample of 144 women viewed magazine advertisements containing either thin ideal or product images. ...
Teachers' knowledge and confidence for promoting positive mental health in primary school communities
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-04-29)
This paper reports an investigation into Australian primary school teachers’ knowledge and conﬁdence for mental health promotion. Questionnaires were delivered to 1397 teachers. In-depth interviews were held with 37 teachers. ...
KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation Report
(Shannon Research Press, 2012-07)
KidsMatter Early Childhood is the Australian national early childhood mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative specifically developed for early childhood services. It was trialled in 111 long ...
KidsMatter Primary Evaluation Final Report
(Flinders University, 2009-12)
KidsMatter is an approach to the promotion of good mental health, the prevention of mental illness, and early intervention where problems arise. It requires a whole-of-school approach and has four key components – a positive ...