Classifying health and wellbeing: Applying the international classification of functioning, disability and health to early years learners

Jane McCormack, Sharynne McLeod

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealth and wellbeing in childhood
EditorsSusanne Garvis, Donna Pendergast
Place of PublicationPort Melbourne, Vic.
PublisherCambridge University Press
Chapter2
Pages20-34
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)9781316623008
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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