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Table 1: Search Strategy for Articles on Health Literacy and Social Work (1990-2009), by Search Term, Field, and Source Source Score PubMed PsycINFC SSCI SSA SWA Literacy Any 32,747 23,355 22,296 538 99 Health AND literacy Any 20,466 7,957 5,596 323 24 HL Any 969 1,646 1,669 84 4 TI/AB/KW 958 441 699 (a) 36 4 HL NOT MHL Any 857 1,142 1,463 71 3 TI/AB/KW 842 372 0 (a) 28 3 HL NOT MHL AND SW; Any (b) 3 60 3 23 1 HL (TI/AB/KW); 2 5 0 (a) 6 1 SW (any) (c(c) Note: SSCI = Social Science Citation Index; SSA = Social Service Abstracts, SWA = Social Work Abstracts; HL = health literacy; Tl = title; AB = abstract; KW = keyword; MHL = mental health literacy; SW = social work.
In response to requests from out-of-school time (OST) providers, the authors have created this practitioner's guidebook for integrating adolescent literacy development initiatives into a wide variety of OST programs.
As everyone is no doubt aware, literacy is a contested field and we are bombarded on an almost daily basis by narrow views about what constitutes literacy learning and about what schools and teachers should be doing to ensure that all students reach the highest possible standards.
Also: Turning the issue of literacy development on its head, the Department's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has unveiled a new web tool with estimates of the percentage of adults--for all states and counties in the U.
There are many reasons for the middle school slide in literacy, including the lack of professionals who can identify and diagnose students with reading difficulties.
Educators increasingly propose that our media-saturated society makes it necessary to expand views of literacy beyond traditional reading and writing.
Since the summit, CalCPA has had requests from organizations across the country and throughout California to collaborate on financial literacy programs, provide CPA experts as speakers, distribute materials and share tips on how to launch similar efforts.
The authors begin with a detailed description of the many roles of the literacy coach, including learner, grant writer, school-level planner, curriculum expert, researcher, teacher, and leader.
When the AICPA launched its 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy campaign at a May 17, 2004, news conference with U.
The IOM, a nonprofit, non-governmental entity that provides science-based advice on matters of biomedical science, medicine and health, defines health literacy as "The ability to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
The symposium focused on the practical knowledge and tools needed to participate in health literacy initiatives within the health care and health information environments.