Yrbs, 2013: Surveillance of Mental Health Services in Rural Eastern Region Middle and High Schools

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/603142
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Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Yrbs, 2013: Surveillance of Mental Health Services in Rural Eastern Region Middle and High Schools
Other Titles:
Promoting Psychiatric Health in the Clinical Environment [Session]
Author(s):
Leaver, Cynthia Ann; Cepero, Jesus; Greenlee, April; Henderson, Laura E.; Cepero, Jesus; Greenlee, April; Henderson, Laura E.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Zeta Mu
Author Details:
Cynthia Ann Leaver, RN, FNP-BC, FAzCIM, caleaver@cox.net; Jesus Cepero, RN, NEA-BC; April Greenlee, RN; Laura E. Henderson, MD, FAAP
Abstract:
Session presented on Sunday, November 8, 2015: YRBS 2013: Identifies need for continued mental health services in rural eastern region schools Purpose: The purpose of this assessment is monitor middle school (MS) and high school (HS) students’, in a public, rural school system in a eastern region of the US, perception of the six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults. Also, this assessment evaluates parents of pre-school through 12-grade students, of the same public school system, perception prevalence of chronic disease, insurance status, health care utilization, and barriers to healthcare access. Method: Survey method of computerized random selection, students and parents from study population, implemented the Survey Monkey ® data collection for the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS, 2013), HS and MS instruments, with time of survey completion dependent on students attendance in computer lab course; postal-mail, paper method and at-home completion of survey, was implemented for the West Virginia School Health Technical Assistance Center Parent Survey 2013 (PS, 2013) instrument.  PS, 2013 data was hand-punched researcher into Survey Monkey.  Descriptive statistics were calculated. Results Parent n=465 (13%), HS n=1015, MS n=1089. All cohorts of study were reasonably distributed across population considering, appropriate age, grade and gender. Parent report identified n=234 (45.03%) behavior was most frequent health concern, n =311 (69.58%) identified probable or definite use of health center if available. Depression and suicide risk behavior revealed HS student n =187 (18.07%) identified themselves as seriously considering suicide; MS student n =246 (22.67%) identified themselves as seriously though of killing themselves. Conclusion/implication Reports from HS and MS for depression and suicide reported higher than respective state, high school report higher than national report, where no national report is available for middle school.  Need for continued support of school based health clinic where mental health services are provided is supported by this assessment.  Continued evaluation of health care needs of students and provision of services by school based health clinics is warranted.
Keywords:
YRBS 2013; Adolescent Health; School Health
Repository Posting Date:
21-Mar-2016
Date of Publication:
21-Mar-2016
Other Identifiers:
CONV15B01
Conference Date:
2015
Conference Name:
43rd Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Description:
43rd Biennial Convention 2015 Theme: Serve Locally, Transform Regionally, Lead Globally.`

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleYrbs, 2013: Surveillance of Mental Health Services in Rural Eastern Region Middle and High Schoolsen
dc.title.alternativePromoting Psychiatric Health in the Clinical Environment [Session]en
dc.contributor.authorLeaver, Cynthia Annen
dc.contributor.authorCepero, Jesusen
dc.contributor.authorGreenlee, Aprilen
dc.contributor.authorHenderson, Laura E.en
dc.contributor.authorCepero, Jesusen
dc.contributor.authorGreenlee, Aprilen
dc.contributor.authorHenderson, Laura E.en
dc.contributor.departmentZeta Muen
dc.author.detailsCynthia Ann Leaver, RN, FNP-BC, FAzCIM, caleaver@cox.net; Jesus Cepero, RN, NEA-BC; April Greenlee, RN; Laura E. Henderson, MD, FAAPen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/603142en
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Sunday, November 8, 2015: YRBS 2013: Identifies need for continued mental health services in rural eastern region schools Purpose: The purpose of this assessment is monitor middle school (MS) and high school (HS) students’, in a public, rural school system in a eastern region of the US, perception of the six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults. Also, this assessment evaluates parents of pre-school through 12-grade students, of the same public school system, perception prevalence of chronic disease, insurance status, health care utilization, and barriers to healthcare access. Method: Survey method of computerized random selection, students and parents from study population, implemented the Survey Monkey ® data collection for the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS, 2013), HS and MS instruments, with time of survey completion dependent on students attendance in computer lab course; postal-mail, paper method and at-home completion of survey, was implemented for the West Virginia School Health Technical Assistance Center Parent Survey 2013 (PS, 2013) instrument.  PS, 2013 data was hand-punched researcher into Survey Monkey.  Descriptive statistics were calculated. Results Parent n=465 (13%), HS n=1015, MS n=1089. All cohorts of study were reasonably distributed across population considering, appropriate age, grade and gender. Parent report identified n=234 (45.03%) behavior was most frequent health concern, n =311 (69.58%) identified probable or definite use of health center if available. Depression and suicide risk behavior revealed HS student n =187 (18.07%) identified themselves as seriously considering suicide; MS student n =246 (22.67%) identified themselves as seriously though of killing themselves. Conclusion/implication Reports from HS and MS for depression and suicide reported higher than respective state, high school report higher than national report, where no national report is available for middle school.  Need for continued support of school based health clinic where mental health services are provided is supported by this assessment.  Continued evaluation of health care needs of students and provision of services by school based health clinics is warranted.en
dc.subjectYRBS 2013en
dc.subjectAdolescent Healthen
dc.subjectSchool Healthen
dc.date.available2016-03-21T16:44:11Zen
dc.date.issued2016-03-21en
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-21T16:44:11Zen
dc.conference.date2015en
dc.conference.name43rd Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationLas Vegas, Nevada, USAen
dc.description43rd Biennial Convention 2015 Theme: Serve Locally, Transform Regionally, Lead Globally.`en
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