Preventing and Treating Bullying and Victimization

Hardcover | April 8, 2010

byEric Vernberg, Bridget Biggs

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Research evidence on bully-victim problems has accumulated rapidly in recent years. From this, there is little doubt that prolonged involvement in bullying, as a perpetrator, victim, or, not uncommonly, as both a perpetrator and target of bullying, conveys risk for many aspects of development.As in many emerging areas of psychological science, diverse research efforts evolved more or less independently, producing a very large and rich body of knowledge, but making it difficult to gain a comprehensive, integrated view of the overall evidence base. Preventing and Treating Bullying andVictimization looks across the sometimes disparate perspectives from school, clinical, and developmental researchers and professionals with an eye towards describing and integrating current knowledge into a guide for evidence-based practices and further research. The authors offer new directionsfor understanding this complex problem and for enhancing intervention approaches. This edited book will be comprised of three sections: Theoretical Perspectives, Assessment and Intervention, and Recommendations for Policy, Practice, and Research. It will be of interest to a number of professions and disciplines including clinical, developmental, counseling, and schoolpsychologists, social workers, school administrators and educators, and public officials involved in setting policies.

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Research evidence on bully-victim problems has accumulated rapidly in recent years. From this, there is little doubt that prolonged involvement in bullying, as a perpetrator, victim, or, not uncommonly, as both a perpetrator and target of bullying, conveys risk for many aspects of development.As in many emerging areas of psychological ...

Eric M. Vernberg is Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at The University of Kansas. Bridget K. Biggs is Assistant Professor ofClinical Child Psychology at The University of Kansas.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 6.5 × 9.29 × 1.42 inPublished:April 8, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195335872

ISBN - 13:9780195335873

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Perspectives on Bullying1. Eric M. Vernberg and Bridget K. Biggs: Preventing and Treating Bullying and Victimization: An Evidence Based Approach2. A Contextual Perspective on Intervention and Prevention Efforts for Bully/Victim Problems3. Becky Kochenderfer-Ladd and Gary W. Ladd: A Child By Environment Framework for Planning Interventions with Children Involved in Bullying4. Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith, Malvin Porter, and Peter K. Smith: Family-Level Perspective on Bullies and Victims5. Allison G. Dempsey and Eric A. Storch: Psychopathology and Health Problems Affecting Involvement in BullyingPart 2. Assessment and Intervention6. Amie Grills-Taquechel, Rosanna Polifroni, and Heather T. Pane: Methods for Assessing and Treating Bully-Victim Problems for Individual Children and Adolescents7. Cary J. Roseth and Anthony D. Pellegrini: Methods for Assessing Bullying and Victimization in Schools and Other Settings: Some Empirical Comparisons and Recommendations8. Kelly S. Flanagan and Kendra B. Battaglia: Selected Group Interventions for Children who Exhibit Significant Involvement in Bullying9. Wendy M. Craig, Debra J. Pepler, Ashley Murphy, and Heather McCauig-Edge: What works in Bullying Prevention?Part 3. Strategies for Implementing Best Practices10. Anneliese A. Singh, Pamela Orpinas, and Arthur M. Horne: Empowering Schools to Prevent Bullying: A Holistic Approach11. Fred Frankel: Incorporating Bully-Victim Interventions into Clinic-based Mental Health Service12. Stuart W. Twemlow and Frank C. Sac: Creating and Administering Successful Policy Strategies for School Anti-Bullying Programs13. Nancy G. Guerra and Kirk R. Willi: Implementing Bullying Prevention in Diverse Settings: Geographic, Economic, and Cultural Influences14. Bridget K. Biggs and Eric M. Vernb: Preventing and Treating Bullying and Victimization: Best Practices and Future Directions