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Advances in School Mental Health Promotion is published by Routledge on behalf of:

The Clifford Beers Foundation
 


in collaboration with the University of Maryland School of Medicine

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About the editors

Mark Weist, Academic Editor, received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Virginia Tech and is currently Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. He was on the faculty of the University of Maryland for 19 years where he helped to found and direct the Center for School Mental Health, one of two national centers providing leadership to the advancement of school mental health (SMH) policies and programs in the United States. He helped to found the International Alliance for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Schools (INTERCAMHS) and has edited four books and has published and presented widely in the SMH field and in the areas of trauma, violence and youth, evidence-based practice, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
   
Michael Murray, Managing Editor, is Chief Executive of the Clifford Beers Foundation and founder of the Centre for Mental Health Promotion and Research at the University of Central England in Birmingham. He has acted as a member of the Experts Committee of the European Commission, has played a key organizing role in three World Conferences on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental Disorders, and is actively involved in numerous national and international advisory bodies, including Intercamhs.

Editorial Statement

Advances in School Mental Health Promotion is a new journal that aims to promote global dialogue, collaboration and action toward the advancement of training, practice, research and policy in school mental health promotion. It will publish articles that stimulate progress in each of these realms, recognising the interconnections between them. The emphasis is therefore on studies that reflect a shared agenda, with schools, youth and families, mental health and other child serving systems collaborating toward the improvement and expansion of school mental health promotion initiatives.

Reflecting the full continuum of school mental health promotion, the journal will cover: efforts to assess and improve school environments; school-wide social and emotional learning; mental health promotion, and youth development; prevention; early identification and intervention; intervention for youth in general and special education.

Advances in School Mental Health Promotion emphasises the connections between: high quality and empirically supported school mental health promotion efforts; outcomes valued by families, schools and community members; policy development and advocacy - all working together and gaining strength to enable growing numbers of schools and community initiatives to remove barriers to student learning and promote their school and life success.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors

Associate Professor Bradley Smith
University of South Carolina, USA
Assistant Professor Melissa Maras
University of Missouri, USA
Assistant Professor Sharon Stephan
University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

Board Members

Professor Margaret Barry
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Dr. Elena Berger
World Federation of Mental Health, USA

Assistant Professor Caroline Clauss-Ehlers
Rutgers University, USA

Professor Donna Cross
Edith Cowan University, Australia

Pauline Dickinson
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Professor Steve Evans
James Madison University, USA

Professor Helen Herrman
University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Clemens Hosman
University of Nijmegen,The Netherlands

Dr. Moshe Israelashvili
Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Craig Jackson
University of Central England, United Kingdom

Professor Savita Malhotra
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India

Professor Maurice Mittelmark
University of Bergen, Norway

Professor Carl Paternite
Miami University, USA

Professor Peter Paulus
University of Luneberg, Germany

Mike Power
Mater Hospital CAMHS, Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Colin Reed
The Clifford Beers Foundation, Stafford, UK

Associate Professor Louise Rowling
University of Sydney, Australia

Professor Darcy Santor
University of Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Martin Shain
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Jing Sun
Griffith University, Australia

Professor Katherine Weare
University of Southampton, UK

Cheryl Vince Whitman
Educational Development Center Inc, USA

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