This volume introduces five evidence-based anti-bullying programs developed in European countries, where much of the early innovations and adaptations have occurred. Based on state-of-the-art knowledge, This volume answers:How can educators detect that bullying is going on in their school? How can educators respond competently in acute bullying situations? How can educators prevent bullying in their schools in the long run?
This is the 133rd volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.
With its focus on averting lethal school violence, this unique volume translates the prosocial findings into practicable preventive measures that can be put to use in school settings. Making expert use of news reports as well as scholarly data, Preventing Lethal School Violence clarifies the links between bullying and lethal violence and delineates typical characteristics of school shooters while cautioning against outright profiling. Students’ awareness of self and others, strong connections with adults, and other social and ethical skills form the basis of a comprehensive, research-based model for reducing—and potentially eliminating—lethal incidents at school.
This accessible volume:Outlines the scope of school violence as a broader social problem.Summarizes current information on the traits common to students who commit lethal violence at school.Examines the relationship between bullying/cyberbullying and rampage incidents.Analyzes examples of successful prevention of violent acts and resolution of hostage situations.Describes in detail the concept of positive school climate and introduces the Safe School Communities Model.Synthesizes key research data into violence prevention skills for students, teachers, administrators, and all professionals working in schools.
Preventing Lethal School Violence is a must-have resource for researchers and professionals in school psychology and allied education disciplines, including school administration, school counseling, and social work.
Bullying, Victimization, and Peer Harassment is a crucial resource for researchers and mental health professionals who work in schools and who work with children and their families, such as school psychologists, counselors, clinical child psychologists, social workers, and community psychologists.
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The student need not be limited to one pursuing a strictly medical career. The student of medical terminology may be an accountant, an attorney, a journalist, or an individual from any of the vast array of fields that directly or not deal with the medical profession. The entry-level health care provider to facilitate in the on-going review of medical terminology can also utilize this book.
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