Safe School Ambassadors: Harnessing Student Power to Stop Bullying and Violence

Safe School Ambassadors: Harnessing Student Power to Stop Bullying and Violence

by Chris Pack, John Linney, Rick Phillips
     
 

Safe School Ambassadors is an essential guide for school administrators, counselors, teachers, parents, and youth organization leaders. It challenges the current "outside-in" thinking-that keeping schools safe is accomplished primarily by adults through heightened security and stricter policies. It makes the case for a complementary 'inside-out? approach

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Overview

Safe School Ambassadors is an essential guide for school administrators, counselors, teachers, parents, and youth organization leaders. It challenges the current "outside-in" thinking-that keeping schools safe is accomplished primarily by adults through heightened security and stricter policies. It makes the case for a complementary 'inside-out? approach that taps the power of students to change the social norms of a school culture in order to stop bullying and violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470197424
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/11/2008
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Rick Phillips, M.Ed., a former teacher and principal, is the executive director of Community Matters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to be agents of positive social change.

John Linney, M.A., has twenty years of youth development experience and is the executive director of Impact Coaching and Speaking, specializing in organizational climate issues.

Chris Pack, BSE, program director of Community Matters, co-developed the Safe School Ambassadors program and has developed and delivered many training seminars on youth development.

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