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The Resolving Bullying Book

Author : Fiona McAuslan
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A book about dealing effectively with bullying. Focuses on a boy named Dan, who becomes sad and withdrawn for a time after being bullied at school, but, after finding support and learning how to deal with the bully, begins to regain confidence and learns to be happy again.

How to Resolve Bullying in the Workplace

Author : Alan Sharland
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Bullying in the workplace is an increasingly present phenomenon within relationships at work. However, the need to prove that bullying has occurred before action can be taken is an immediate obstacle to moving forward in difficult workplace relationships. The ambiguity and subjectivity associated with the concept of bullying becomes an obstacle to creating more effective responses to their situation for all involved in difficult workplace relationships. Those who feel bullied, those who are accused of bullying and those who manage such situations can be distracted from attempts to resolve the situation by the subjectivity and confusion associated with the need for 'proof'. As a result a circle of blame will often arise that leaves all involved dissatisfied with the outcome - if a clear outcome is even possible. This book recounts the experiences of the author, who works as a mediator and conflict coach, in which he has seen work colleagues involved in bullying allegations find ways of resolving their difficulties through a focus on discussing the detail of the behaviours involved in the situation rather than simply focus on proving bullying has or has not occurred. The 'one size fits all' concept of bullying is usually inadequate as a description of the experiences of those involved in broken working relationships and the accusations and counter-accusations tend to maintain the broken relationship rather than mend it. The book gives examples of dialogues that can occur, distilled from real-life discussions, that focus on creating more effective working relationships instead of allocation of blame, seeking retribution and retaliation. The hypocrisy and ultimate ineffectiveness of traditional approaches to allegations of bullying is addressed from the start and the combative and retaliatory language associated with most literature about the topic is highlighted as an indication of how the phenomenon of bullying is self-perpetuating when it is responded to and discussed in this way.

The Teacher s Guide to Resolving School Bullying

Author : Elizabeth Nassem
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Drawing on the author's cutting-edge research this practical book helps teachers better understand the causes of bullying, gives them confidence to resolve nuanced cases, and provides them with the tools to develop pupil-led anti-bullying campaigns. This book delves into the complex nature of bullying at school in a clear and approachable way. It helps school staff understand the student's views and experiences of bullying, and how power imbalances and systemic inequalities can contribute to bullying relationships between pupils. The author provides evidence-based interventions that suggest ways teachers can develop knowledge and skills to resolve incidents. Key to this is a new approach to pupil-led interventions which allows staff to harness pupil voices to develop effective anti-bullying strategies. Included are resources and tools to help teachers set up these advisory groups and interventions, and train others to do the same. This is essential reading for teachers looking for a comprehensive and accessible guide to tackling bullying.

The Resolving Sibling Rivalry Book

Author : Fiona McAuslan
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Siblings squabble all the time. Sibling rivalry goes hand in hand with sibling love and, for parents, can be extremely wearing and confusing. This book tells the story from both sides and demonstrates strategies that families can use to turn sibling squabbles into healthy sibling negotiations.

Bullying and Peer Pressure

Author : Kaye Healey
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What makes a bully? What are the effects of bullying on the bully and the victim? Bullying at school, home and in the workplace - what can be done? Do males bully more than females or are there just different styles of bullying? The book examines coping with fear, standing up to bullies and resolving conflicts, and dealing with self-esteem issues.

The Bullying Phenomenon

Author : Dwayne Ruffin Ed.D
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Student bullying exists as an egregious, insidious, and antisocial behavior that traumatizes millions of students each year. Bullying is a widespread problem that has its greatest impact and prevalence during middle school and high school years. The effects of bullying are well documented and include negative impacts on student development and academic achievement. Bullying consequently causes psychological harm as well as a lack of normative social interactions and maladaptive outcomes for children who engage in bullying. As an effective intervention, the author developed the Bullying Resolution Model. The Bullying Resolution Model is solution driven. The model components consist of five core-driving forces embedded within the bullying cycle, purposefully designed to achieve a resolution. Primarily, the bullying resolution model is dynamic in nature. The Bullying Resolution Model attribute is based on the premise of reaching a resolution by means of vigorous activity through acquiring social and emotional competency interaction skills. The synergistic feature of the model guides the facilitator through the resolution process for maximum effectiveness. Consequently, the bullying model components can address multilevel conflicts ranging from minor inappropriateness to sever or even complex dilemmas. Giving much-needed support and interventions to the facilitator in confronting the apparent bully or bullies, monitor setbacks, and progress to resolution of the conflicted parties.

How to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression

Author : Steve Breakstone
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Providing strategies for promoting healthy social-emotional development and respectful communication, the authors offer interactive lessons that engage bullies, victims, and bystanders at their own level.


Author : Gilbert Ohanian
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Is there a bully in your life that you don't know how to deal with? I had one too. It prompted me to write 'Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied,' a book outlining practical strategies for defending against bullies and resolving the conflict and aggression that often plagues victims of bullying. Inside these pages, I will take you through my own harrowing journey with bullies – from boarding school beat-ups, to violent attacks from crazed skinheads on the streets of London, to bullies in public school in America. In each chapter a reflection of my personal story will show you what I did wrong, and how you can actually defend yourself in this modern day and age. Find out: * How bullying is perceived by bullies, victims, parents and teachers * What goes on in the mind of a bully, and what you can do about it * How authority figures often make bullying even worse * The steps you can take to defend yourself, find help and heal from the trauma In 'Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied,' you will find out how to deal with psychological, emotional and physical bullying – and even what to do when one of your teachers is being a bully. Get this book now, and empower yourself to stand against the tyranny that oppresses you!

Responding to Cyber Bullying

Author : Jill Joline Myers
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The public expects school personnel to resolve cyber bullying issues that affect primary and secondary students. School administrators struggle with their role, legal authority to intervene, decision to censor communications by minors, and disciplinary decision making. School authority to intercede in student expression is governed by constitutional provisions, legislative enactments, school district regulations, Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs), and prior court precedents. Because cyber bullying is a recent phenomenon, the constitutionality and effectiveness of these measures have yet to be proven or established. Schools do not have the luxury of waiting for clear laws, proven policies, or precedential legal authority to develop and surface. As a result, many schools turn to the courts for guidance when conflict arises between a school′s authority and a student′s Constitutional First Amendment rights. This manual for school administrators is dedicated to the competing principles: 1) that schools are not required to surrender control over school activities to students, and 2) that students are exposed to a robust exchange of ideas. The classroom needs to be a marketplace of ideas where First Amendment free expression exists, but a safe and orderly school environment conducive to learning must be maintained. This manual provides public school leaders and front-line school personnel with data-driven solutions for resolving cyber bullying incidents.

Workplace Bullying

Author : F. W. Darby
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Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Work

Author : Lizzie Barmes
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In an empirical study of the interaction between law, adjudication, and conflicts about behavior in the workplace, Lizzie Barmes analyses how labor and equality rights operate in practice in the UK. Arguing that individual employment rights have a Janus-faced quality, simultaneously challenging and sustaining existing distributions of power between management and employees, she calls for legal intervention at work to focus on resolving tensions between collective and individual concerns across the range of workplaces, and to stimulate the expression and reconciliation of different viewpoints in the implementation and enforcement of individual legal entitlements. Based on extensive primary research, the volume surveys and analyses experiences and attitudes towards negative behavior in the workplace, and explains relevant employment and equality law as it has developed from 1995 to the present day, covering the major case law and legislative developments over this time. This book provides qualitative analysis of authoritative UK judgments about behavioral conflict at work from 1995 to 2010, as well as of interviews with senior managers and senior lawyers, allowing the reader first-hand insight into the influence of law and legal process on problems and conflict at work.

Quit It

Author : Merle Froschl
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Friendship and Other Weapons

Author : Signe Whitson
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Bullying in girls aged 5-11 is a widespread yet under-recognized problem, and commonly relates to issues of friendship and peer pressure. This complete, ready-to-use curriculum of group sessions uses discussion, activities and role-play games to help girls learn to stand up to bullying and to develop constructive and fulfilling friendships.

New Era in Education

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Invite the Bully to Tea

Author : Maureen F Fitzgerald
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This book provides a step-by-step technique for resolving group disputes. Unlike other books, this guide teaches a restorative way to resolve group conflict. Rather than punishing "offenders" groups or teams meet together to both resolve individual differences, repair hurt feelings and rebuild trust at the same time.

Bully Prevention

Author : Elizabeth A. Barton
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Make your school safer for all children with a practical anti-bullying program! This revised edition addresses the growing concern about bullying and school violence with practical strategies that can be applied immediately. Excellent for use in both elementary and secondary classrooms, this book provides the tools to plan and implement a schoolwide anti-bullying program and discusses: The relationships among bullies, victims, and witnesses Case studies and vignettes Role plays for use with students Guidelines for intervening in bullying situations

Annual Editions Educational Psychology 07 08

Author : Kathleen Cauley
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From McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series (formerly known as McGraw-Hill/Dushkin), this Twenty-Second Edition of ANNUAL EDITIONS: EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 07/08 provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for each section; a topical index; and an instructor’s resource guide with testing materials. USING ANNUAL EDITIONS IN THE CLASSROOM is offered as a practical guide for instructors. ANNUAL EDITIONS titles are supported by our student website,

Conflict Resolution in Early Childhood

Author : Edyth J. Wheeler
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For courses in the Guidance and Management of Young Children. This text examines the nature of conflict among 2- to 8-year-olds from a research-based, constructivist/ecological perspective - integrating themes of caring, building classroom community, connecting curriculum, involving family and community, and responding to the current educational climate. The author thoroughly discusses children's conflicts, emphasizing that peer and community culture make up the foundation for preventing and resolving conflict, and advocates teaching conflict resolution skills via a "three-layer-cake" of understanding, management, and resolution. Coverage presents ways to create a caring classroom - both in physical environment and curriculum, to work with other adults in a child's life, and to implement peer mediation. Throughout, the material stresses the need to understand all children in light of applicable theory and current "best practice" in culturally responsive and inclusive classrooms.

Content Reading and Literacy

Author : Donna E. Alvermann
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"The Fourth Edition Builds on Past Strengths and Adds New Ones... " Student Centered. Culturally Diverse Students. Evidence-Based Standards. Written by renowned authors Donna Alvermann and Steven Phelps, the Fourth Edition includes more emphasis and information on addressing the literacy needs of English language learners and culturally diverse students, a new focus on evidence-based practices and standards, and key information on newer frameworks for reading and writing instruction, such as the sociocultural New Literacies Framework, that equips students to teach content area literacy from a student-centered approach. What Continues to Make This Book a Best Seller... Increased discussion of English language learners. New evidence-based research icons highlighting current research New standards icons from various subject areas help pre-service teachers make the connection on how content area literacy instruction helps them meet the standards in their disciplines. New writing icons throughout the chapters point to writing examples. Thoroughly revised Chapter 7, " Reading to Learn." New information for all of the content areas in every chapter is represented in the examples, lessons, vignettes, and scenarios, making it easier for students enrolled from different discipline areas to locate content-specific/relevant examples. Ringing Endorsements for "Content Area Reading and Literacy, Fourth Edition" " Chapter 14-- " Teaching for Diversity." "This is an excellent chapter that certification students and other graduate students can use to understand more about thetypes of diversity categories that are present in instructional settings. This textbook is excellent for students." " Lavernia F. Hutchison, University of Houston-- Central Campus "" There are many strengths in this text. I particularly like the way it is laid out. I believe that helping the students to see the importance of content literacy from the very beginning is extremely important. Immediately following this topic the students then move directly into diversity, which includes the understanding the meaning of language and culture. Both of these topics form the basis for the rest of the course. Overall, I believe that this book is an excellent text for teaching in the Content Area." " Randy M. Wood, Baylor University "" The strengths of this text include the authors in depth knowledge of the field of content area reading. Their chapter on assessing textbooks is invaluable for secondary teachers who don't understand the difficulty of some textbooks and the problems these texts can cause students. The chapter on multiculturalism and the ESL learner is a strength. The chapter on vocabulary is outstanding." " Patricia J. Pollifrone, Gannon University Please visit the book specific website at: http: // to learn more.

The Resolving Conflict Pocketbook

Author : Max A. Eggert
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The Resolving Conflict Pocketbook explains what conflictis, how to recognise signs of conflict, how people reactto it, how to develop strategies for dealing with it, howto resolve difficulties and how to deal with bullying andharassment. Causes of conflict are numerous and varied.The list includes distorted thinking (e.g. ......