Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Health Office (THO): School Behavioral Health Services a Business Plan
by Kim, Jessie, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2018, 85; 10839483
Abstract (Summary)

The Health Office (THO) was founded to provide the necessary mental health services to the students of Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, where school psychologist shortage is evident. Offering accessible mental health services by implementing as a part of school program will enable students to seek and receive the care and treatment, which enhances students’ academic and social performance. By partnering with the school district, THO is well positioned to succeed in the provision of mental health services to the students of the district through offering convenient and flexible services. THO will facilitate and enhance the educational and emotional development of the students enrolled in Palos Verdes Unified School District, where the school psychologist shortage ensues. THO will assign one psychologist per school to collaborate with school staff, teachers, and parents to promote healthier mental and social condition and environment for the students. THO is committed to evidence-based approach with compassion for the students and their well-being, to promote improved academic and social experience, and opportunities for all students, teachers, and parents.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Gotz, Cindy
Commitee: O'Lawrence, Henry, Sinay, Tony
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Health Care Administration
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 58/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Health care management
Keywords: School psychologists
Publication Number: 10839483
ISBN: 978-0-438-42004-5
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