234 pages, 9.4 × 6.38 × 0.89 in
September 22, 2006
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1578865077
ISBN - 13: 9781578865079
About the Book
Bully-Proofing Children is a comprehensive guide for parents, teachers, and all caretakers on the often overlooked but pervasive issue of bullying in our culture. Parents and teachers will be able to use the questioning techniques, scripts, tips and stories for dealing with this timeless issue. Children of all ages will relate to the real-life stories and they will also identify with the themes, characters, and feelings as they gain an insight and understanding of why bullying and teasing occurs and that it has nothing to do with them.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: An Overview: Understanding the Problem Chapter 3 What is Bullying: A Snapshot Chapter 4 Cyberbullying: Technology Ushers in a New Brand of Bullying Chapter 5 Why Bullying: A Dilemma Chapter 6 How Common is It: the Real Hard Facts and Statistics Chapter 7 If Unchecked: The Consequences Chapter 8 What Can We Do to Arm Our Children? Part 9 Part II: The Profiles: Who are the Players? Chapter 10 Identifying the Bully Chapter 11 Who Are the Victims? Chapter 12 The Bystander: Support for the Bully Chapter 13 Cliques Versus Friends Part 14 Part III: How to Spot Bullying: The Red Flags Chapter 15 What Are the Signs? Chapter 16 Ask the Right Questions: Kids Will Answer Part 17 Part IV: What Can You Do? Antibully Solutions Chapter 18 Open the Communication Gates Chapter 19 Literature and Real-life Stories Help Children Learn and Understand Chapter 20 Dealing With the Bully Part 21 Taking Away Support For the Bully: An Effective School Program Chapter 22 Coping Strategies For Victims Chapter 23 Classroom-tested Lessons: Work in the Home and in School Part 24 Part V: A Proactive Approach for Prevention Chapter 25 Create a Bully-proof Environment Chapter 26 Teaching Conflict Resolution: A Valuable Tool Chapter 27 Teaching Friendship Skills: Making and Keeping Friends Chapter 28 Appendix: Recommended Children's Reading List
From the Publisher
Bully-Proofing Children is a comprehensive guide on the pervasive issue of bullying in our culture. Written by a school counselor who has worked with parents and teachers on this concern, and her daughter, who still remembers experiencing and witnessing bullying as an adolescent, this book presents easy-to-follow solutions for all educators, parents, and caretakers, who can use the questioning techniques, scripts, tips, and stories to deal with this timeless subject. Children of all ages will relate to the real-life stories and their thought-provoking messages about friendship. They will also identify with the themes, characters, and feelings as they gain insight on why bullying and teasing occur and how to address the problem. These stories can be used to open communication on this often-avoided issue.
About the Author
Dr. Joanne Scaglione has been a principal, counselor and teacher of grades K-12 for 30 years. As a leader and expert on bullying, she has designed and implemented successful school programs aimed at preventing and stopping it. She is coauthor of two children's books: The Big Squeal: A Wild, True and Twisted Tail (2005) and Life's Little Lessons: An Inch-by-Inch Tale of Success (2006) both from Rowman & Littlefield Education. Arrica Rose Scaglione is the cocreator of the award-winning Dexter and Lucy children's music series. She has cowritten and coproduced Dexter and Lucy Sing For You, a personalized music CD and the Dexter and Lucy Dance Along, an instructional dance video for children ages 3-8.
[Bully-Proofing Children] is a user-friendly, comprehensive guide to the 'bullying' crisis this generation of kids is facing. Whether read by parents, teachers, or students, these tips and tools will help everyone become proactive and address these problems before they hit crisis level, as well as intervene to support and assist kids that are being bullied and are bullying. A must-read for everyone involved with kids today.