In Bullied, Goldman brings together the expertise of leading authorities with the candid accounts of families dealing firsthand with peer victimization to present proven strategies and concrete tools for teaching children how to speak up and carry themselves with confidence; call each other out on cruelty; resolve conflict; cope with teasing, taunting, physical abuse, and cyberbullying; and be smart consumers of technology and media.
A companion book to the acclaimed documentary film Bully, this collection of essays is packed with information and resources for teachers, parents, and anyone who cares about the issue of bullying in North America.
This online brochure serves as a useful primer on bullying for parents. By Bullying.org. Available online at http://www.bullyingawarenessweek.org/pdf/Bullying.org_Bullying_Myths-Fac...
Keith Vitali, a Black Belt Hall of Famer, shows parents some very basic self-defense techniques so that they can teach their children to stand up for themselves in everyday situations. The simple instructions come accompanied by lots of black-and-white photographs in easy-to-follow, step-by-step sequences. In addition to explaining these defensive moves, Vitali explains what a bully is and the motivations behind his or her actions. Real-life stories provide additional insight into the emotional harm done to the victim, making this a valuable tool for parents and teachers alike.
In The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander, Barbara Coloroso gives parents, caregivers, educators—and most of all, kids—the tools to break the cycle of violence. Drawing on her decades of work with troubled youth, and her wide experience in the areas of conflict resolution and reconciliatory justice, Coloroso offers a compassionate and practical guide on the subject of bullying.
Laurie's daughter was bullied through her final year of elementary school and into high school. The bullying was so severe that Amanda became ill, suicidal, and developed post-traumatic stress disorder. This book details the Flasko family's journey as they navigated the school, legal, medical, and mental health systems to secure a safe place for Amanda, and to move along the road to recovery.
This 8-page resource for parents of elementary and secondary school students was created by the Ontario Ministry of Education in 2006. It helps parents identify the signs of bullying and informs them what they can do and where they can get help. Available online at:
This book is written by a lesbian family psychologist who specializes in helping straight parents and gay children understand one another. She comprehends parents' fears in the face of bigotry and social prejudice and offers suggestions on what to say and more importantly, what not to say, how to deal with homophobia (both their own and others') and how best to communicate the vital message that no matter what, they will never withhold their love, regardless of personal sexual orientation.
It has never been easy to be a middle school girl. In the few short years between grade school and high school, girls go through an incredible number of physical and mental changes, making this a formative--and precarious--time in their lives. This book provides sound advice that will help parents to support their tween daughters with chapters on issues such as self-esteem, materialism, bullying and body image.
Dr. Rosenzweig shows parents how they can help protect their children from sexual abuse, trauma, and bullying. She demonstrates how to improve communication and trust and present age-appropriate information about sexuality for children at all stages of development.
This document for parents includes an overview and research about cyber bullying, as well as strategies on how to prevent it. By the National Crime Prevention Council. Available online at http://www.ncpc.org/resources/files/pdf/bullying/cyberbullying.pdf
This brochure is aimed at a parent audience and reviews all aspects of bullying while offering helpful strategies and approaches. Available online at http://wwwtest.york.ca/NR/rdonlyres/3tswjamtkistiikeb3gr7eb3p2znivmygure...
This book is a step-by-step guide written by two parents who have lived through the experience of having their children bullied. process. The text uses a blend of relevant stories, lessons learned, research, and clearly laid out steps to help identify, understand, solve the problem, and get families back on track.
This practical guide for parents answers questions about all aspects of bullying including advice for if your child is the bullied, a witness or the one doing the bullying. Available online at http://education.qld.gov.au/studentservices/behaviour/qsaav/docs/toolkit...