Hey, Back Off!: Tips for Stopping Teen Harassment

Hey, Back Off!: Tips for Stopping Teen Harassment

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by Jennie Withers, Phyllis Hendrickson
     
 

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Bullying among teens is epidemic. Many teens are harassed on a daily basis by mean text messages(cyber bullying), sexual harassment, teasing (verbal) , hitting or punching (physical) and some are guilty of harassment without knowing they are perpetrators of illegal acts. Now teens will understand that bullying can have serious long-term consequences on self-esteem

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Bullying among teens is epidemic. Many teens are harassed on a daily basis by mean text messages(cyber bullying), sexual harassment, teasing (verbal) , hitting or punching (physical) and some are guilty of harassment without knowing they are perpetrators of illegal acts. Now teens will understand that bullying can have serious long-term consequences on self-esteem and be the root of antisocial behaviors, dropping out of school, health problems and even suicide.

Hey, Back Off! by Withers and Hendrickson is the first comprehensive teen guide to harassment prevention. It uses narrative real life examples and stories that are relatable to teens, while incorporating strategies and coping tips for not only teens, but also parents and educators to help stem this growing epidemic that is affecting 60-80 percent of school children.

Editorial Reviews

VOYA - Robbie Flowers
Sometimes it is hard to put your finger on what exactly defines a bully. That is because the meaning has evolved over time. No longer can parents expect the neighborhood bully to be a hulking kid who snatches a quaking, eyeglass-wearing child's lunch money. It could very well be the popular girl who gets all of her equally cool friends to ostracize the new kid at school. This title is an excellent read for teens and their parents. It will get them started on a discussion of bullying and identifying the abusive behaviors associated with it. The book speaks to issues that teens commonly face and how to work through them. Hey Back Off! also offers exercises for parents and teens as they work their way through the material. Numerous types of bullying are exposed, including sexual harassment and hazing, and get the reader thinking about the evolution of bullying and how the landscape has changed over time. Part of that landscape includes cyberbullying, which has become increasingly commonplace due to the pervasive nature of the Internet. The authors also venture into explorations of parenting styles and how they may contribute to the behaviors, as well as how to handle bullying as a parent. This title needs to be wherever teens and their families are serviced. It is an essential purchase for public and school libraries alike. Reviewer: Robbie Flowers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882823652
Publisher:
New Horizon Press
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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Hey, Back Off!: Tips for Stopping Teen Harassment 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not only does this book help kids survive the teen years but it also gives tips to parents on how to help their kids as well!!! This is a must get book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can you help me face the people who are bullying me It get so bad tjat i have started to cut myself an have thoight of dying instwad of facing these people because i am afraid of what they will say next that will affend me and make me want to die more and more everyday
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was almost raped :/ its a horrible world out there. Im bullied all the time and i was bullied pretty much ever since i was a kid. I struggle badly with suicide and cutting. At times i feel like i need to end it all. I had a counselor but that didnt help. Can someone help me please
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My name is Jorda my parents were both police officers they could help you find the perv that did that too you dont keep it a secret tell some one before he does it a another innocent person! Im sincerly sorry for what happened to you and it will be hard to tell someone but if you dont another person will be violated like you were and maybe even worse if the perv can do it once he can do it again but even worse because he will gain control act like he got away with it tell someone.
beckvalleybooks More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for all parents who have teenage or pre-teen children. As a parent myself I certainly found the book useful and in parts an eye opener. Each chapter deals with a separate issue, such as understanding the meaning of harassment, learning about the law and support resources, taking the personality quiz, doormat kids and passive parents, bullies and aggressive parents, winners and positive parents, dealing with harassment issues. Throughout the book there are work tables, questions and answers, goals for both child and parent. Through each chapter the author gives us an insight to what constitutes intimidation, bullying and harassment with clear and definitive descriptions. Explaining what signs to look for in our child and most importantly to talk to our children on a daily basis to find out if there is an underlying cause to certain behaviour. Informing us also of what is expected both from the establishment your child is attending and also what law (US only) states is expected and which is unlawful. These guidelines are great for a parent to know so they know where they stand with the law and the educational department. The book then describes the different personalities the teenager will have or show, as well as the parent!! For example, if you are a dominant parent - does that make your child passive? and vice versa. There is a multi-choice personality quiz for both child and parent to complete which points towards us having an assertive, aggressive or passive personality. Don't worry it then follows on, in detail, how this can be changed. From case studies and intensive research the book picks out the important pieces of information, both from the mistakes that we can make and the over protectiveness, to try and make us as parents understand our children and the signs and emotions they display better. The important message the book portrays is that as a parent, if we do notice something our of the ordinary in our childs behaviour we must act, knowing your own child and being assertive will stop and prevent further harassment. A really informative read for all families.
MO-RENO More than 1 year ago
This book is a must read for everyone. Bullying can happen to both genders of all ages. "Hey, Back Off!" is well researched and well written. It is an excellent resource and workbook with just enough relevant anecdotes to maintain interest -- a real "page-turner." MO-RENO
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I came to say tommorrow im permorming my version if runaway love by luda for all thospeople who have been harrased or abused so respond to me and tell my yo name if yo have been abused so i can give a prayer to all you at the end
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was raped
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If i where u i would of enjoyed it because im a kesbian and im also a playboy if they squezzed ny boobs and licked me every where u would of took his penis and squezzed then and lick it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Someone pulled me behind a fence and stripped me and squeezed my boobs and rubbed them and bit them and he sat on me and touched and licked me EVERYWHERE. I will never forget the feeling. I cant get over it. There are some jerks out there that need to be locked up forever. Im scared to go outside alone now. What shiuld i do?