TITLE

Mental health checks for pupils: What role for school nurses?

AUTHOR(S)
Peate, Ian
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of School Nursing;Oct2013, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p374
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the proposed screening program in British schools to enable the early diagnosis of mental health problems in students and the role of school nurses in the program if it is approved. It describes regular tests to be completed by students to evaluate their psychological and emotional health. The responsibility of school nurses for ensuring that testing is appropriate and evidence-based is also addressed.
ACCESSION #
90700452

 

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