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Understanding Girl Bullying and What to Do About It Strategies to Help Heal the Divide

by Julaine E. Field

Understanding Girl Bullying and What to Do About It Strategies to Help Heal the Divide Synopsis

Girl bullying, also called relational aggression, is a very real and pervasive problem in schools. Studies show that bullying is as common in girls as it is in boys, but that it can be more covert and thus more difficult for school professionals to detect and address. This book covers the causes and characteristics of relational aggression and outlines assessment, prevention, and intervention methods for counsellors, administrators, teachers, and parents. Included are sample forms and checklists that educators can use to document and address bullying for both the perpetrator and the victim. This resource blends academic, empirical, and practical perspectives to answer the questions of: - What girl bullying is - Why it happens - What it looks like - How to measure it - How to help girls deal with incidents

Understanding Girl Bullying and What to Do About It Strategies to Help Heal the Divide Press Reviews

This book provides useful definitions, examples, and suggestions--as well as ready-to-use surveys and small-group curriculum--making it a useful tool for a school social worker. -- Lynn R. Zakeri, School Counselor This is a well-researched book that integrates theory and research with applications. -- Carol Dahir, Associate Professor of Counselor Education This book will unquestionably help counselors do better work. -- Philip Kavanagh, Guidance Director This book fills a major void in the literature and serves as a great resource for educators, mental health professionals, and parents. -- James L. Moore III, Associate Professor of Counselor Education A useful tool for school counselors that outlines the root causes of girl bullying. It provides examples of ways to assess relational aggression in schools, as well as possible interventions. -- Jennifer Betters, School Counselor

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412964883
Publication date: 24th May 2009
Author: Julaine E. Field
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 152 pages
Categories: Bullying & anti-bullying strategies,

About Julaine E. Field

Julaine E. Field, PhD, LPC, NCC is the associate dean and an associate professor for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Education. She has been employed as a counseling practitioner since 1992, which includes working as a school counselor, mental health counselor, college counselor, and in private practice. Currently, she consults with school districts, administrators, teachers, parents and students on bullying interventions and anti-bullying efforts in schools. She has also worked extensively with victims (adults and children) of domestic violence and sexual assault and has conducted crisis response trainings in these areas for educators, counselors, police officers, mental ...

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