25 Myths About Bullying And Cyberbullying by Elizabeth K. Englander

The Blurb On The Back:

Learn the truth about bullying in the 21st century: what to look for and how to cope with the social problems faced by today’s kids.

Whether dealing with bullying issues or worrying that they might occur, parents are faced with more challenges than ever before.  In the age of the internet and social media, traditional approaches to bullying haven’t kept pace with new realities, and new problems like cyberbullying have emerged.  Parents searching for ways to prevent or copy with bulling are flooded by a deluge of advice, opinions, and strategies – often conflicting or, even worse, potentially harmful.  25 Myths About Bullying And Cyberbullying helps parents understand the causes and consequences of bullying, determine if something is truly a problem, and effectively deal with problems when they arise.

This practical guide enables parents to appreciate how modern digital environments impact a young person’s communication and relationships, recognise the most prevalent types of psychological bullying and cyberbullying, and know when and how to intervene.  The author dispels common myths related to confronting bullies, victims seeking revenge on bullies, keeping kids off their phones and computers to prevent cyberbullying, the links between bullying and suicide, and many others.  Backed by the most recent work in bullying and cyberbullying research, this book helps parents:

– understand what causes, prevents, and stops bullying and cyberbullying

– tell the difference between bullying issues and normal ‘growing pains’

– recognise the signs and effects of psychological bullying

– know when intervening is helpful, and when it can be destructive

– reduce social anxieties and the potential for bullying issues in children and young adults.

25 Myths About Bullying And Cyberbullying is an important resource for parents of school-age children and young adults, as well as staff in educational environments.  

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