Banishing Bullying Behavior: Transforming the Culture of Pain, Rage, and Revenge

Banishing Bullying Behavior: Transforming the Culture of Pain, Rage, and Revenge

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R&L Education

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Banishing Bullying Behavior: Transforming the Culture of Pain, Rage, and Revenge

Fried and Sosland bring their combined experiences together to present a blueprint to reduce the pain, rage and revenge cycle of bullying. Their strategies have been captured from hands-on interaction with educators, parents and students. Their premise comes from the apocryphal village that is being ravaged by dysentery. Do you treat each person for their intestinal disorders or do you put in a sewer system? Do you work with each individual student or do you change a culture that hosts cruelty. Can you do both? The core of the book is the Student Empowerment Session that has been crafted and refined over fifteen years. This carefully organized, powerful system of questions has effected dramatic changes in children's insights about their behavior. The book also explores topics which include cyberbullying, children with disabilities, 'mean girls,' teachers who are bullies, parents who refuse to accept that their children are bullies, and academic vs. social emotional learning concerns to help readers change the culture and banish bully behavior.

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ISBN-13: 9781607092216
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 12/16/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Foreword James Garbarino xi

Preface xiii

Chapter 1 The Dynamics of Pain, Rage, and Revenge 1

Chapter 2 Dimensions and Overview of Bullying 9

Chapter 3 Back to Bullying Basics 19

Chapter 4 How Can I Hurt Thee? Let Me Count the Ways 35

Chapter 5 Perspectives on the Bullying Continuum 47

Chapter 6 Helping Students with Special Needs Achieve Success 59

Chapter 7 The Challenge of Changing the Culture 73

Chapter 8 Change Agents 87

Chapter 9 Engaging Students in the Solution 111

Chapter 10 Ten Burning Questions Posed by Educators 127

Chapter 11 Parents As Protectors, Partners, and Advocates 141

Chapter 12 Resources to Move Us Into the Future 157

Appendixes 169

References 183

Index 187

About the Authors 197

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