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Essential Guide to Bullying - Prevention and Intervention

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ISBN-10: 1615642064

ISBN-13: 9781615642069

Edition: N/A

Authors: Cynthia Lowen, Cindy Miller

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The Essential Guide To Bullying: Prevention And Intervention••Explores all aspects of this problem —including cyberbullying—with practical steps on how to stop it.
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List price: $15.95
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/4/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Twenty-First-Century Bullying
What Is Bullying?
Types of Bullying
Verbal Bullying
Physical Bullying
Emotional Bullying
Relational Bullying
The Bullying Triangle
Where Is It Happening?
At School
And Beyond
Speaking the Same Language?
Teasing vs. Bullying
Conflict Is Normal
What's Behind Bullying Today?
The Changing Family
The Social Networking Generation: How Bullies Use Technology
The Anonymity of the Internet
Virtual Friendships
Social Isolation
The Acceptance of Violence
Video Games: Kill for the Thrill
Today's Media
Role Models Gone Wild
Lack of Accountability
Understanding Bullies
Who Uses Bullying Behaviors?
Low-Status Bullies
High-Status Bullies
Socially Marginalized Bullies
Characteristics That All Bullies Share
How Gender Affects Bullying
Boys Use Direct Forms of Bullying
Girls Employ Indirect Forms of Bullying
Why They Do It
When the Home Is Run by a Bully
When Bullying Gets You What You Want
When Bullying Is Okay
Underdeveloped Coping Skills
Low Tolerance for Frustration
When Aggression Is Hard-Wired
When Behaviors Don't Grow Up, but People Do
Understanding Targets
Who Are the Targets?
Passive Targets
Provocative Targets
Indirect Targets
How Kids Signal Their Distress
Nature vs. Nurture
The Nature Part of the Emotional Equation
The Nurture Part of the Emotional Equation
When a Child Is "Different"
Why Targets Don't Tell
Where Does the Anger, Hurt, and Pain Go?
When Targeted Kids Grow Up
Understanding Bystanders
Who Are Bystanders?
The Silent Majority
Bystanders Who Enjoy the Show
Sidekicks and Wannabes
Why They Don't Get Involved
The Bystander Effect
Diffusion of Responsibility
Adults Are Bystanders, Too
If You're Not Part of the Solution
Target Proofing Our Kids
Assertion Is Not Aggression
"Just Right" Responses in Social Situations
Using Body Language and "I" Statements
Body Language
"I" Statements
Teaching Conflict Resolution Skills
Teaching Problem-Solving Skills
Teaching Kids to Advocate for Themselves
Building Relationships
The Need to Belong
Connecting Comes Naturally
Kids Want to Contribute
Encouraging Courage
Building Academic Competence
Interests, Talents, and Self-Confidence
Creating Kid-Friendly Schools
What Schools Must Do
A Comprehensive, School-Wide Approach
Acknowledging That There's a Problem
Gathering Information
Putting Policies and Programs in Place
Kick-offs and Other Events
Educating Students
Keeping Parents Involved
Maintaining a Safe Environment
Physical Safety
Social-Emotional Safety
What School Counselors Can Do
What Teachers Can Do
In the Classroom
Consistent Consequences
Effective Classroom Management
Encouraging Children to Report Concerns
The Student-Teacher Relationship
When Teachers Are Bullies
Making Kids Cyberwise
The Cybergeneration and Bullying
Where Is It Happening?
Who's Doing It?
Who Are the Targets?
Who Are the Bystanders?
Understanding the Effects of Cyberbullying
What Parents Can Do
Engage Other Parents
Report It to the School
Take It to the Police
Prevention = Knowledge + Boundaries
For Parents
For Kids
Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development
Acceptance vs. Tolerance and Appreciation of Others
Caring, Forgiveness, and Generosity
Be a Good Citizen
Empathy and Social Awareness
Everyone Needs Friends
Be a Good Sport!
Respect for Self and Others
Trustworthiness, Honesty, and Responsibility
School Programs
Assessing and Reporting
Federal Laws: The Office for Civil Rights
Bullying Prohibited by Title IX
Who Is Responsible for Upholding Title IX
All State Laws Aren't Made Equal
Professional Development Requirements and Curriculum
Enforcement from State to State
State Laws and Youth with IEPs
Cyberbullying Laws Have Teeth
Bullying in the News and New Laws
School Reporting Requirements
The Bullying Specialist
The Safe Schools Improvement Act
Getting Help from Your Child's School
How to Talk to Kids About Telling
Kicking Off the Conversation
Listen Before You Act
The Who, When, and How of Telling
When to Tell: Problem Solving Together
How to Tell
When It's Time for Parents to Get Involved
How to Make a Report
Preparing for the Meeting
What Will Happen
Taking Things to the Next Level
Engaging the Bully's Parents or Guardian
When Your Child Is the Bully
Helping the Target
The Long-Lasting Scars of Bullying
Who Can Help
Family Is Vital
Coaches and Mentors
Faith Communities
Special-Needs Communities
Other Parents and Peers
How to Help
Recognizing and Addressing Stress Signals
Putting Your Child's Safety First
Enhancing Friendship Skills
Teaching Stress Management
Fostering Resilience
Practicing Situations
More Ways That Schools Can Help Targets
Helping the Bully
Zero-Tolerance and Tough Love Policies
At School
At Home
Family Involvement and Support
My Child Would Never
Breaking Through Denial
Raise and Discuss Your Concerns
Setting Expectations and Increasing Accountability
Replacement Behaviors
Interventions at School
Turning Bystanders Into Upstanders
Who Can Stand Up, and How?
Upstanders on the Front Lines
Targets as Upstanders
How Parents Can Stand Up
School Staff Are Upstanders, Too
School Climate Surveys
The Importance of Buy-In
Upstander Behaviors Take Many Forms
When More Help Is Needed
Family Problems
Divorce and Separation
The Death of a Parent or Guardian
Illness in the Family
Job Loss, Poverty, and Homelessness
Substance Abuse or Mental Illness
A Violent Life
Learning or Achievement Difficulties
Inattention, Disorganization, and Impulsivity
Limited Social Skills
Tourette's Syndrome
Handling Risks
Threatening Others
Moving Beyond the Triangle
Rethinking Bullying and Prevention
What Makes Attitudes Change?
Civil Rights and Bullying
Workplaces Demand New Skills
Bullying and Public Health Concerns
What Kids and Families Are Facing
What Kids Are Saying
Parents' Concerns
What Works, What Doesn't Work
The Whole-School Approach
Sharing School Perspectives
Little Things Add Up
Face Time Matters
Dealing with Mixed Messages
The Pleasure Principle
Changing Bad Habits
Educators Taking the Lead
School Counselors
Teachers Care About Kids
The Wheels on the Bus
Teachers and Counselors Weigh In
A World Without Bullying
A Whole New World Online
It Gets Better Project
Social Networking Sites
Getting Support on YouTube
Grass-Roots Campaigns
Role Models Taking Action
Professional Organizations and Teachers Unions are Standing Up to Bullying
Education Support Professionals Are Crucial
Sample Antibullying Pledges and Letters