Bullying Behavior

Author: Corinna Young
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317994507
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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These timely intervention strategies make your school safer for everyone! Bullying Behavior: Current Issues, Research, and Interventions provides the most up-to-date reports on the dynamics of bullying, including who bullies and why, who the victims are, and how depression and anxiety are correlated with bullying. It also presents detailed case studies of successful anti-bullying strategies for both local schools and national campaigns. Drawing on national and international clinical research, this book is indispensable for teachers and school administrators, therapists and child psychologists, social workers, child advocates and counselors, court personnel, probation officers, and education policymakers. Bullying Behavior addresses all the issues of bullying, including: preventing sexual harassment models of bully and victim behavior the roles of dominance and bullying in the development of early heterosexual relationships psychosocial correlates in bullying and victimization peer influences during early adolescence students who are passive observers to the victimization of others

Debating Single Sex Education

Author: Frances R. Spielhagen
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610488717
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This book examines the history of single-sex classes and legislation that has over time evolved to render the reform legal, even though it continues to be subject to public scrutiny and litigation. The book also provides insights into the social, religious, and cultural contexts that set the stage for the growing popularity of single-sex education over the last decade.

Bullying in North American Schools

Author: Dorothy L. Espelage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136908951
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Bullying in North American Schools is an exciting compilation of research on bullying in school-aged youth by a representative group of researchers, including developmental, social, counseling, school, and clinical psychologists across North America. This new edition: illustrates the complexity of bullying behaviors and offers suggestions for decision-making to intervene and work to reduce bullying behaviors provides empirical guidance for school personnel as they develop bullying prevention and intervention programs or evaluate existing programs uses a social-ecological perspective in which bullying is examined across multiple contexts including individual characteristics, peer and family influences, and classroom dynamics includes basic research data from leaders in the field of bullying and victimization in the United States and Canada teaches practical implications of various types of programs and how to choose and implement one that fits their school ecology. This text will help your students understand how to prevent bullying behavior and how to select and manage intervention efforts in schools and school districts.

Gewalt in der Schule

Author: Dan Olweus
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783456843902
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Olweus beschreibt das von ihm entwickelte Interventionsprogramm zur Gewaltreduktion in der Schule, zeigt die positiven Auswirkungen und gibt Hinweise zur Durchführung auf Schul-, Klassen- und Persönlichkeitsebene.

Childhood Emotional Abuse

Author: Margaret O'Dougherty Wright
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN:
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Get the latest research on the processes underlying the long term effects of psychological and emotional abuse The effects of the emotional abuse of children are not necessarily seen immediately. Evidence shows that this type of maltreatment to be perhaps as damaging as other, more obvious forms of abuse. Childhood Emotional Abuse: Mediating and Moderating Processes Affecting Long-Term Impact provides the latest new data on processes underlying the long term effects of psychological and emotional abuse. This comprehensive book presents cutting edge research that focuses on the who, why, and how of emotional abuse and its negative impact across the life span. This valuable resource combines theory and research in exploring important mediators and moderators of the long term impact of child emotional abuse. Childhood Emotional Abuse: Mediating and Moderating Processes Affecting Long-Term Impact offers insight into exciting new research that highlights emotional abuse impact across biological, intrapersonal, and interpersonal domains. Mediators examined include alterations in the stress response system, cognitive distortions and negative thoughts, maladaptive interpersonal schemes, and disturbances in psychological health which impact spousal relationships. Gender and race are discussed in detail as important moderators. This important book may be an essential first step in finding possible explanations for the persistence of these negative effects. The topics in Childhood Emotional Abuse: Mediating and Moderating Processes Affecting Long-Term Impact include: a comprehensive review of possible neurodevelopmental consequences of childhood emotional abuse biological consequences of abuse and mistreatment the link between childhood emotional abuse and later vulnerability to depression effects of emotional abuse on subsequent interpersonal relationships--including ways of handling conflict and risk for dating abuse the impact of emotional abuse on later marital satisfaction Childhood Emotional Abuse: Mediating and Moderating Processes Affecting Long-Term Impact is a crucial one-of-a-kind reference for researchers studying long term effects of child abuse, and is also useful for psychologists, social workers, and counselors working with child abuse survivors.

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations

Author: Alex Gitterman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537018
Format: PDF, Mobi
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When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, populations that struggle with chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected problems become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration. Yet despite numerous risk factors, a large number of vulnerable people do live happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not only risk and vulnerability factors in disadvantaged populations but also resilience and protective strategies for managing and overcoming adversity. This third edition reflects new demographic data, research findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for changing economic and political realities, including immigration and health care policy reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to include practice with individuals, families, and groups, and new chapters consider working with military members and their families, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied children, and young men of color.