The Anti-Bullying Handbook / Edition 2

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This book is an invaluable resource that helps us to understand what bullying is and how to arrest it or to prevent it from happening. It is written for parents, teachers, administrators, counselors, therapists, and teacher trainers and trainees. Practicable and accessible, it helps us understand what bullying is and how to arrest it or prevent it from happening.
The first part of the book provides a clear overview of what we understand about bullying. It is based on up-to-date information from the world's leading experts. The second part tells us how to go about solving the problem of bullying. This includes how to set up a preventative whole school anti-bullying program, how to deal with bullying as it occurs, and how to monitor it so that it does not recur. The book also identifies and describes the best anti-bullying sites from the World Wide Web.
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From the Publisher

"I have no doubt that this will become THE handbook for addressing this problem." -- Judy Van Wyk, PhD

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849204804
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/9/2010
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 1,404,890
  • Product dimensions: 6.54 (w) x 9.46 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Sullivan is a widely published author. He is professor of Education at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 What is Bullying and What We Know About It
1 Introduction 2
2 What We Know About Bullying 9
Pt. 2 Planning, Philosophy, and Policy
3 How to Create an Anti-Bullying Initiative 42
4 Clarifying a School Philosophy 52
5 Planning and Information Gathering 68
6 A School Policy on Bullying 77
Pt. 3 Preventative Strategies
7 Strategies for Teachers 86
8 Interactive Strategies in the Classroom 106
9 The School Environment 125
Pt. 4 Interventions
10 Peer Strategies: Befriending 134
11 Peer Strategies: Counselling and Mediation 145
12 The No Blame Approach 162
13 A Circle of Friends 167
14 The P.E.A.C.E. Pack and Bullying in Schools 174
15 Kia Kaha and Stop Bullying 178
16 The Pikas Method of Shared Concern 184
17 Follow-up Strategies for Students 193
Conclusion 208
App. I Two Examples of School Anti-Bullying Policies 209
App. II Other Anti-Bullying Programs 212
App. III The Strathclyde Relationship Maps 220
App. IV Ice-breakers 223
App. V Anti-Bullying Resources on the Internet 225
References 234
Select Bibliography 245
Index 246
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