when i was invisible twitter eligible curtis sittenfeld eleanor oliphant make the most of Lovereading
Search our site
Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett Read the opening extract of the brand new Jenn Bennett book before its publication on 27/07/2017

Wellness Issues for Higher Education A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals by David S. Anderson
  

Wellness Issues for Higher Education A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals

RRP £115.00

Synopsis

Wellness Issues for Higher Education A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals by David S. Anderson

Wellness Issues for Higher Education is an essential resource that addresses a range of student wellness issues confronting professionals in college and university settings. Organized around five dimensions of Wellness-Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, and Spiritual-this book comprehensively covers key topics that contribute to students' success in college. Each topical chapter includes proactive wellness advice, and is designed to prepare the reader to better understand the facts, issues, and strategies appropriate for addressing the issue. Each Chapter Features: * Background information, theory, and research * Historical and emerging issues * Common questions, controversies, challenging situations, and misconceptions * Practical applications for the campus This practical guide prepares practitioners to understand and deal with the wellness and health promotion issues contributing to their students' overall success and well-being. Armed with this valuable resource, higher education and student affairs professionals can work to improve academic performance, retention, satisfaction, and quality of life. This thorough resource will guide those working at any level in residence life, student activities, orientation, health education, student leadership, advising, instruction, and other areas of student development.

Reviews

Anderson provides a much-needed, timely resource for the student affairs profession. As higher education professionals continue to serve students with increasingly complex and diverse personal life experiences, Wellness Issues for Higher Education offers a broad and practical approach to supporting student success. --Frank E. Ross III, Vice President for Student Life, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute This book should be on the 'must read
list for not only every higher education counselor and health provider but also for every parent who sends a loved one off to college. This book provides a clear pathway to maintaining one

's health and wellbeing during trying or difficult times. --William Modzeleski, Former Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Department of Education This work addressed a myriad of college wellness topics that were categorized into five overarching areas: emotional, social, intellectual, physical, and spiritual. Grounded on the premise that academic performance, retention, satisfaction, and quality of life will improve for students if wellness issues are better understood and addressed, this work comes at a time where college students in fall 2010 reported the 'lowest selfratings of emotional health since 1985'
(p

. 6). --Gerson Sanchez, Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice


About the Author

David S. Anderson is a professor of education and human development and the director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Health at George Mason University. He has secured more than 160 grants totaling over $9 million, serves on the university's Board of Visitors as well as on numerous other university and college committees, as well as state and national advisory groups. His research focuses on drug and alcohol abuse prevention, health promotion, and strategic planning, with attention to youth and young adults. Prior to arriving at George Mason University, Dr. Anderson served as a student affairs administrator at Ohio University, Virginia Tech, Radford University and The Ohio State University.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

23rd July 2015

Author

David S. Anderson

More books by David S. Anderson
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
268 pages

Categories

Higher & further education, tertiary education
Education: care & counselling of students
Public health & preventive medicine

ISBN

9781138020962

The books for review are always great reads, brilliantly written, and introduces me to a huge variety of, established and new, authors.

Lesley Hart

Hooked on books? Give Lovereading a go - for the chance to discover brilliant books, and to see why our members love it so.

Claire Hill

Lovereading takes the guesswork out of finding your next read with "if you like you'll love" and extracts to help with your decision.

Sarah Bruch

I love that Lovereading handpicks very special debut reads.

Magda North

Thanks to Lovereading I have discovered new writers and read books I would never had looked twice at - and enjoyed them.

Angela Rhodes

You'll always find what you never knew you were looking for and you're always spoilt for choice.

Helen Jones

A great place to go to find your next literary escape, and where you don't have to judge a book by its cover!

Suzanne Beney

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools