Preventing Hazing: How Parents, Teachers, and Coaches Can Stop the Violence, Harassment, and Humiliation

Preventing Hazing: How Parents, Teachers, and Coaches Can Stop the Violence, Harassment, and Humiliation

by Susan Lipkins
     
 

Written with clarity and passion, Preventing Hazing uncovers the deep roots of hazing, how and why it permeates schools, colleges, and communities, and what parents, teachers, and coaches can do to prevent it. The author shows how to recognize the warning signs, what to do if a student has been involved in a hazing (either as a victim, bystander, or

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Written with clarity and passion, Preventing Hazing uncovers the deep roots of hazing, how and why it permeates schools, colleges, and communities, and what parents, teachers, and coaches can do to prevent it. The author shows how to recognize the warning signs, what to do if a student has been involved in a hazing (either as a victim, bystander, or perpetrator), how to deal with the moral, legal, and emotional aspects of hazing, and, ultimately, how to heal and move forward both as an individual and a community.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"…a fine primer on this important and understudied phenomenon." (PsycCritiques, 09/06/2007)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787981785
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/18/2006
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Author Susan Lipkins has written a long-needed book that takes parents, educators, and other interested readers into the minds of hazer and hazed alike. Highly recommended and most readable."
—Hank Nuwer, author, Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing

"This book is a wake-up call for coaches, parents, and school personnel. Susan Lipkins has taken the issue of hazing out of the closet."
—Alane Fagin, M.S., executive director, Child Abuse Prevention Services

"As a parent of a hazing victim, I had many questions after my son’s incident. Preventing Hazing not only answers the many questions but also gives hope for a positive future."
—Karen Savoy, executive director, Mothers Against School Hazing (MASH)

"This book is phenomenal!...how to deal with a hazing situation, support the hazer, victim, and bystander, and how as a community to prevent the hazing from occurring."
—B. Elliot Hopkins, CAA, director, educational services, National Federation of State High School Associations

Meet the Author

Susan Lipkins, Ph.D., a psychologist for over twenty years, specializes in children and adolescents. Dr. Lipkins has appeared on NBC's Today Show and the YES Network, as well as on radio stations throughout the United States. In addition, she has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, and numerous newspapers, magazines, and Internet sites throughout the world.

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