The Complete Guide to Understanding, Controlling, and Stopping Bullies and Bullying: A Complete Guide for Teachers and Parents

The Complete Guide to Understanding, Controlling, and Stopping Bullies and Bullying: A Complete Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Margaret R. Kohut

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ISBN-13: 9781601380210
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company FL
Publication date: 03/29/2008
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Dedication     10
Introduction     11
The Bully, The Bullied, and the "Innocent Bystander"     17
Defining Bullying Behavior     19
Introduction     19
Myths About Bullying     24
Cyberbullying     25
Teasing and Bullying     29
Conclusion     32
The Price of Bullying     35
Introduction     35
The Price Paid By the Bully     39
The Effects of Being Bullied, Then and Now     48
The Price Paid By the Bystander     56
The Price Paid By the Parents     58
Conclusion     62
Waving the Red Flags     63
Introduction     63
The Bullied Child: Seeing the Red Flags     67
The Bully: Seeing the Red Flags     71
Mean Girls     75
The Bystanders: Seeing the Red Flags     81
Conclusion     83
The Silent Assault     85
Introduction     85
Conclusion     98
Forensic Profiles of Bullies and Their Victims     101
Who Are They?     103
Introduction     103
The Forensic Profile of a Bully     105
The Forensic Profile of a Victim     110
The Forensic Profile of a Bystander     114
Conclusion     119
Myth-Busting: The Truth Behind Bullying     121
Introduction     121
Myth Busting     122
Conclusion     130
Solutions for Parents, Teachers, Victims, and Bystanders     133
Creating Bully-Proof Children and Bully-Busting in Your Home     135
Introduction     135
Talk About the Hippo     145
Empowering Bystanders     146
Bully-Proofing Your Child: The Lowdown     152
Bullying on the School Bus     156
Dealing Directly with Bullies and their Parents     159
What if Your Child is the Bully?     163
Punishment     165
Discipline     165
Creating Zero Tolerance for School Bullying     177
Introduction     177
Olweus's Suggestions at the School Level     179
A British Model to Prevent Bullying     183
An Early Bullying Intervention Model     191
School, Community, and Home Education About Bullying     196
Creating Caring in Schools     200
The Supreme Court Speaks      204
Six Hours a Day     205
Program Evaluation     207
Bullying and the Law     213
Introduction     213
In Loco Parentis     216
A Closer Look at the Juvenile Justice System and Bullying     218
Administration     226
Negligence Defined     227
Stalking as a Form of Bullying     231
Hate Crimes and Bullying     235
Bullying and Gangs     241
Bullying as Legally Actionable Behavior     248
Conclusion     250
Conclusion     253
References     257
Appendix     261
A Student's Anti-Bullying Pledge     261
A Teacher's Anti-Bullying Pledge     263
A Parent's Anti-Bullying Pledge     265
A Safety Checklist for Schools, Homes, and Communities     267
Author Biography     271
Glossary     273
Index     279

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