It's the deadliest combination going: bullies who terrorize, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who watch, and adults who see the incidents as a normal part of childhood. All it takes to understand that this is a recipe for tragedy is a glance at headlines across the country. In this updated edition of The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander, which includes a new section on cyberbullying, one of the world's most trusted parenting educators gives parents, caregivers, educatorsand most of all, kidsthe 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, Barbara Coloroso explains:
The three kinds of bullying, and the differences between boy and girl bullies
Four abilities that protect your child from succumbing to bullying
Seven steps to take if your child is a bully
How to help the bullied child heal and how to effectively discipline the bully
How to evaluate a school's antibullying policy
And much more
This compassionate and practical guide has become the groundbreaking reference on the subject of bullying.
About the Author
Barbara Coloroso is the author of the international bestseller Kids Are Worth It! and Parenting Through Crisis and is an acclaimed speaker on parenting, teaching, conflict, resolution, and grieving. Featured in Time, the New York Times, and on many radio and television shows, she lives with her husband in Littleton, Colorado.
Praise for The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to HighSchool--How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle (Upda…
“An extremely helpful book that both parents and teachers can use to deal with bullying.” -Publishers Weekly
An important look at the ways that bullied children can affirm their dignity and self-worth -Publishers Weekly
“If you are a parent or teacher, you should read this book. -Education Today