Bullying Prevention for Schools

Author: Allan L. Beane
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470639566
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Implementing a Successful ANTI-BullyING Program Bullying can be found in every school system, school, and classroom. It is destructive to the well-being of students, creates unsafe schools, and impacts learning. School personnel, parents, and others are increasingly realizing the importance of putting effective anti-bullying strategies and policies in place that will create safe, caring, and peaceful schools where all students feel a sense of belonging and acceptance. Based on Allan L. Beane's proven Bully Free7reg; Program, Bullying Prevention for Schools is a step-by-step guide to implementing an anti-bullying program in individual schools or throughout a district. In Bullying Prevention for Schools, Dr. Beane details how to: Implement training for school personnel and volunteers and awareness sessions for students, parents, and the community Establish policies, rules, behavioral expectations, discipline rubrics, and response plans Prepare intervention and prevention strategies Develop a plan to actively include, involve, and empower students, parents, and the community And much more Bullying Prevention for Schools also contains a wealth of reproducible documents and forms, such as surveys, statement sheets, and intervention questionnaires.

End Peer Cruelty Build Empathy

Author: Michele Borba
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1631983547
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Based on a practical, six-part framework for reducing peer cruelty and increasing positive behavior support, End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy utilizes the strongest pieces of best practices and current research for ways to stop bullying. The book includes guidelines for implementing strategies, collecting data, training staff, mobilizing students and parents, building social-emotional skills, and sustaining progress, and presents the “6Rs” of bullying prevention: Rules, Recognize, Report, Respond, Refuse, and Replace. This is not a program, but a comprehensive process for reducing bullying from the inside out, involving the entire school community. Bullying-prevention and character education expert Michele Borba, who’s worked with over 1 million parents and educators worldwide, offers realistic, research-based strategies and advice. Use the book on its own or to supplement an existing program. Digital content includes customizable forms from the book and a PDF presentation for use in professional development.

Creating a Culture for High Performing Schools

Author: Cletus R. Bulach
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610483219
Format: PDF
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This book describes a comprehensive school reform approach that reduces resistance to school reform and increases the likelihood of creating a caring learning community. Creating a "high-performing" school is an organizational approach to school reform that creates a distinctly different school culture and climate than can be found in existing schools.

School Climate and Culture vis vis Student Learning

Author: Cletus R. Bulach
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475829248
Format: PDF
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In this book, the authors describe a comprehensive school reform approach that addresses the six areas needing reform and reduces resistance to school reform. Creating a “high-performing” school is an organizational approach to school reform that creates a distinctly different school culture and climate than can be found in existing schools. The authors detail a vision and mission for a comprehensive school reform that involves all stakeholders and leads to high performance.

Dealing with Bullying in Schools

Author: Mona O'Moore
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446233502
Format: PDF, Kindle
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`jargon-free and concise. This is a very readable, thorough and practical book of use to young people, parents and in particular to school staff in preventing and dealing with bullying' - Counselling Children and Young People (CCYP) '...the authors drive home the strong message that bullying 'should never be accepted' and how it can be life threatening. There is clear evidence that the training is based on current research. I found the format innovative, with the excellent add-on of being able to download PowerPoint training slides from the publisher's website' - Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties `Highly readable and practical, this is a book that provides details of specific ways in which members of the of the school community can collaborate to reduce the incidence of bullying in their school' - Teacher `This is a clearly written and well designed resource. It is likely to be of value to anyone wishing to develop active anti-bullying policies in schools and is designed for use as a staff development tool over a period of time, but is also focused on the needs of parents, children and young people themselves. It providers some excellent guidance on writing an anti-bullying policy, a useful overview of practical strategies to prevent and counter bullying, helpful advice for parents of children who are being bullied, or children who are involved in bullying others ' - SENCO Update `I like the book's message: Bullying is an activity rather than a stereotypical role. It's no blame approach aims to modify behaviour to avoid provoking a cycle of escalating violence' - The Psychologist `This excellent book begins by dispelling some myths, hoping to offer schools constructive ways to tackle this deep-seated problem. Clear courses of action are set out, including some for parents whose children are bullying others, and there are photocopiable training resources in the appendices' TES Special Needs `This is a carefully considered and road-tested book that could be an invaluable resource to staff seeking to develop their school's response to bullying'- Journal of In-Service Education `Dealing with Bullying in Schools is a very readable book and should be available in every school in the country. What the book emphasizes is that bullying is everyone's problem not merely teacher. This includes the Head of the school, parents and everyone who is part of the community within the school' - Dr L F Lowenstein, Educational, Clinical and Forensic Psychological Consultant `The book is strong on practical information, including handouts and overhead projector sheets, for training staff, students and parents'- Geoff Barton, Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazine Developed from training courses run by the two authors on the subject of dealing with bullying in schools, this book is designed to work as a training manual. It is geared towards the needs of the class teacher, the school management team, the bullied, the bullies and the parents of both parties. Each chapter offers a set of resources with commentaries for these different groups, so that the reader is provided with a complete pack of advice, guidance and resources. The book includes: - a step-by-step guide to formulating an anti-bullying policy for your school; - suggested strategies for countering and preventing bullying; - detailed advice on working with parents; - clear guidance for parents on what to do if their child is being bullied or is doing the bullying; - tailor-made presentations to use with colleagues and parents. Anyone involved in this issue in a school setting should find this book invaluable. To download the PowerPoint slides from the Appendices, please click on 'Sample Chapters and Resources' to the left

The ABC s of Bullying Prevention

Author: Kenneth Shore
Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing
ISBN: 1935609394
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In order to make meaningful and lasting progress in preventing incidents of bullying, schools need to implement school-wide anti-bullying programs in which staff, students and parents are all committed participants. This type of wide-ranging bullying prevention program, which addresses school climate and culture, has been found to be most effective way of significantly reducing school bullying, making schools safer for all children. The book consists of nine chapters, organized as follows: Bullying: An Overview (understanding bullying; forms of bullying; effects of bullying; bullying myths; signs of bullying; understanding the bully, the victim, and the bystander), Cyberbullying (new to the 2011 revised edition) A comprehensive program to prevent bullying (step-by-step guidance on building an effective program) The roles of the school administrator The role of the teacher The role of the paraprofessional or teacher aide The role of the parents Bullying: A Call to Action Bullying Resources This resource can be a major tool in the reduction and ultimate elimination of one of the most devastating and insidious problems facing our schools today.

Bullying in North American Schools

Author: Dorothy L. Espelage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136908943
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development

Author: Peter K. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444390919
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition presents an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory concerning a child's social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence. Presents the most up-to-date research and theories on childhood social development Features chapters by an international cast of leaders in their fields Includes comprehensive coverage of a range of disciplinary perspectives Offers all new chapters on children and the environment, cultural influences, history of childhood, interventions, and neuro-psychological perspectives Represents an essential resource for students and researchers of childhood social development